Competition Bulletin October-November 2014


Table of Contents

01  Spain: Orange launches takeover bid for Jazztel.
02  Spain: The High Court considers the willingness to end the infringement as an attenuating circumstance (Judgment of 28 May 2014).
03  Spain: Gun jumping: The National Markets and Competition Commission (NMCC) has fined ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL S.A. (ESSILOR) for failure to notify a concentration operation (Decision of 31 July 2014, Case ESSILOR, file SNC/DC/0035/14).
04  Spain: The High Court has reduced the NMCC fine on two companies in the asphalt industry (Judgment of 23 June 2014).
05  Spain: The Commercial Court of Madrid has condemned ASEFA S.A. and Caja de Seguros Reunidos, Compañia de Seguros y Reaseguros, S.A. to indemnify MUSAAT for damages arising from anticompetitive practices (Judgment of 9 May 2014).
06  Spain: The High Court has annulled the decision of the former NMCC fining the manufacturers of paper envelopes for an export cartel (Judgment of 27 June 2014).
07  European Union: The General Court has annuled a fine for Soliver in car glass cartel (Judgment of the General Court of 10 October 2014, Soliver vs Commission, case T‐68/09).
08 European Union: The General Court finds that Spain’s tax rules regarding the amortization of
goodwill for foreign acquisitions is compliant with EU State a id rules.

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