EU Expects To Take German Telecom Case To Court

Law360, New York (May 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Commission is reportedly planning to take Germany to court for its refusal to peel back an amendment that the EC says shields national telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom AG from competition regulators, and clashes with European competition policy.

“We are not expecting Germany to change its law,” Viviane Reding, commissioner of information, society and media, told Dow Jones News. Therefore, the EC will file a lawsuit with the European Court of Justice, Reding told Dow Jones.

A spokesperson for Reding could not be reached on...
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