General Court annuls CK Hutchison/Telefonica block in landmark decision

Charley Connor

28 May 2020

General Court annuls CK Hutchison/Telefonica block in landmark decision

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The EU General Court has overturned the European Commission’s decision to block the sale of Telefónica’s UK mobile business to CK Hutchison, widely criticising the enforcer for how it analyses competitive effects in merger control.