EU High Court Rejects Appeal Of Repsol Contract Suit

Law360, New York (November 11, 2010, 1:17 PM EST) -- The European Union's highest court struck down a gas station owner's challenge Thursday to a 2006 deal calling for Spanish energy giant Repsol YPF to change exclusive service contracts that the European Commission found anti-competitive.

The European Court of Justice dismissed an appeal from Transportes Evaristo Molina SA, ruling that the station owner had waited too long to challenge the commission decision approving Repsol's commitments.

Though the decision was published in June 2006, Transportes maintained that the two-month deadline for an appeal should instead date from...
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