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A Competition Law Quiz

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In the past few days both Nicolas and I have commented on the Tomra and General Química Judgments. Both cases can be useful starting points for a quizz (we´ve got a special prize for anyone who replies all 5 questions correctly):

1) When was the last time that the European Courts annulled a Commission´s decision on abuse of dominance?

2) When was the last time that the Europen Courts reduced a fine imposed by the Commission on an abuse of dominance case?

3) When was the last time that US agencies successfully litigated an abuse of dominance (Section 2) case before the courts?

4) When was the last time that a company was able to rebut the presumption on the exercise of decisive influence applicable to 100% owned subsidiaries?

5) Which one of the Judges at the General Court directed and starred a movie on competition law (also starred by other well known competition lawyers and officials), and what was the title of the movie?

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Unrelated: the companies sanctioned in the air cargo cartel case have lodged their appeals before the General Court, including Lufthansa, who received full inmunity in application of the leniency notice (very probably with the aim of reducing its exposure to damage claims). By the way, the registrar at the General Court has numbered Air Canada´s appeal as Case 9/11…

Written by Alfonso Lamadrid

26 January 2011 at 6:27 pm

Posted in Polls and quizzes