EC Investigates E.On, Gaz de France

Law360, New York (July 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Commission has accused German energy company E.On and French utility Gaz de France of breaching European Union competition laws, alleging that the two companies had a secret agreement not to operate in each other's home market.

The Commission said on Monday that it had initiated formal proceedings against the two companies based on suspicions that the energy providers had violated rules on restrictive business practices.

“The case arises out of the inspection carried out in 2006 on E.ON and Gaz de France premises in...
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