E.U. Shakes Head At German Telecom Law

Law360, New York (November 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two months after ordering Deutsche Telekom AG to open its doors to rivals, European regulators have warned the German government that a proposed law that would keep Deutsche Telekom from sharing its network violates European Union competition rules.

The European Commission issued the admonition in a confidential letter to the German government on Oct. 27, cautioning that if the country greenlights the law that favors the incumbent telecom company, Brussels will "have no choice but to open infringement proceedings," Dow Jones reported, quoting E.U. telecommunications spokesman...
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