EU Watchdog Weighs Deutsche Bahn Antitrust Fixes

Law360, New York (August 15, 2013, 5:18 PM EDT) -- The European Commission said Thursday it was weighing an offer from Deutsche Bahn AG to settle an antitrust probe by changing its pricing system for railroad electricity to eliminate preferential discounts for its own subsidiaries. 

The European Union's antitrust watchdog has been investigating claims that Deutsche Bahn abused its stranglehold over the sale of traction current, a type of high-voltage electricity used to power trains in Germany and Austria. The German rail giant's offer would address the EC's worries that Deutsche Bahn subsidiaries were benefiting from...
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