Ofcom used wrong test to penalise non-existent conduct, Royal Mail counsel claims

Charley Connor

15 July 2019

Ofcom used wrong test to penalise non-existent conduct, Royal Mail counsel claims

UK Royal Mail vans parked at a delivery service depot in central Lancaster (Credit: iStock / 221A)

Royal Mail’s €50 million fine for abuse of dominance should be overturned because Ofcom penalised it for price increases that it never actually implemented, the company’s counsel has argued.