Dutch Energy Company Sues Over Unbundling

Law360, New York (August 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Angered by a directive forcing utility providers to unbundle their services, a Dutch energy company has sued the government of the Netherlands, demanding that it pay the costs of the split.

In a statement issued Monday, Delta said that it was “initiating legal proceedings against the state in a bid to safeguard against the unnecessary costs that come with splitting up the company.”

Delta claims that forcing the company to separate its energy providing arm from its network operations is at odds with the goal of...
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