Deutsche Bahn's Rail Electricity Pricing Fixes Get OK'd

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 1:16 PM EST) -- Antitrust authorities in the European Union on Wednesday accepted a revised electricity pricing system from Deutsche Bahn AG ensuring that energy providers outside of the German rail giant's network will have access to the rail transport market.

The new pricing system and other commitments made by Deutsche Bahn signals the end of an 18-month probe by the European Commission's competition regulators, which believed that the company had exploited its dominant position by giving its subsidiaries bargain prices for rail electricity, formally known as traction current....
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