Microsoft Appeal Of €899M EU Antitrust Fine Set For May

Law360, New York (April 26, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT) -- With a European Union court set to hear Microsoft Inc.'s appeal of its record-breaking €899 million ($1.3 billion) antitrust fine in May, the company is preparing to challenge how the bloc's watchdog handled the long-running case.

The EU's General Court, the bloc's lowest-level appellate court, has scheduled a hearing for May 24 in the appeal of the penalty that the European Commission levied against Microsoft in mid-2008, according to the court's calendar Tuesday. The decision came after the regulator concluded the software giant was not offering...
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