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In July we reported that in Packet Media Ltd v Telefónica UK Ltd, the High Court had granted an interim injunction in relation to a claim which alleged abuse of a dominant position by Telefónica, contrary to the UK’s competition rules.   This injunction has now been lifted. The interim injunction prevented Telefónica UK (operating under … Continue reading Interim injunction lifted in relation to an alleged abuse of dominance

The UK’s system for the enforcement of competition law through the courts (as an alternative or in addition to a complaint to a regulator) is set to be overhauled by the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which entered into force on 1 October 2015. As previously reported, the Act amends key legislation governing competition law enforcement … Continue reading The Competition Appeal Tribunal’s power to grant injunctions

In Packet Media Ltd v Telefónica UK Ltd, the High Court has granted an interim injunction in relation to a claim which alleged abuse of a dominant position by the defendant, contrary to the UK’s competition rules. The claim relates to the provision of telecommunications services via a GSM gateway.  A GSM gateway is a … Continue reading Interim injunction granted in relation to an alleged abuse of dominance

The UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (“BIS”) has published a consultation on proposed revisions to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) rules of procedure (the “CAT Rules”). The amendments to CAT Rules have been made in the context of wider competition reforms in the UK and in particular in light of the Consumer … Continue reading The Competition Appeal Tribunal’s power to grant injunctions