Sony, BMG Cry Foul In EU Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (November 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Despite a recent nod of approval from the European Commission, Sony Corp. and Bertelsmann AG are reportedly lashing out at a ruling by the European Union’s second-highest court blocking the proposed merger of their recorded music units last year.

At a court hearing Tuesday in the EU's highest court, the European Court of Justice, the two companies said that the European Court of First Instance incorrectly used a formal antitrust charge sheet – known as a statement of objections – sent by the commission to the...
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