Court Of First Instance Sets Date For Microsoft Ruling

Law360, New York (July 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Though the extended antitrust battle between Microsoft Corp. and the European Commission has recently cooled off, it may heat up again in September, when Europe's second highest court will rule on whether Microsoft will have to pay a €497 million fine for antitrust violations.

The European Court of First Instance said on Tuesday that it would issue its decision in the case on Sept. 17, a ruling that will determine whether the software maker must comply with a 2004 European Commission decision that ordered the company...
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