Yet Another EC Energy Case Resolved Through Commitments

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT) -- On April 10, 2013, the European Commission announced that it had decided to conclude its antitrust investigation against CEZ AS, the incumbent electricity producer in the Czech Republic, by accepting (through a binding decision) a set of commitments CEZ had offered.

The EC opened formal proceedings against CEZ in July 2009 to investigate whether the company abused its dominant position on the Czech market for the generation and wholesale supply of electricity. In particular, the EC was concerned that, by preemptively booking capacity in the transmission...
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