- Court topples $1.2 billion penalty levied by EU in 2009
- Critics of EU procedures question time taken for ruling
Oliver Bretz quoted in Bloomberg and the Luxembourg Times on the Competition law aspect of the Intel case.
Intel Corp. won a historic victory in its court fight over a record 1.06 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) competition fine, in a landmark ruling that upends one of the European Union’s most important antitrust cases.
The EU General Court ruled on Wednesday that regulators made key errors in a landmark 2009 decision over allegedly illegal rebates that the U.S. chip giant gave to PC makers to squeeze out rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc.