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Altice goes to top EU court over gun-jumping in Portuguese telecom deal

By Lewis Crofts and Andrew Boyce
  • 06 Dec 2021 05:02
  • 06 Dec 2021 07:30
Altice is continuing its fight against a record EU sanction for acquiring Portuguese telecom operator PT Portugal before gaining formal merger approval, filing an appeal at the bloc's highest court.
It is challenging a lower-tier court ruling made in September confirming that it violated merger rules by exercising control over

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Lewis Crofts


Lewis leads MLex's editorial strategy, content direction, quality and development. He has a reputation for breaking stories and providing analysis on complex legal disputes before regulators and courts around the globe. He has also developed MLex's unrivalled coverage of competition policy, litigation, regulation, Brexit and international investigations.

Andrew Boyce


Andrew is a reporter covering merger reviews and competition policy for MLex in Brussels. He joined MLex in 2015 and holds a degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Liverpool.

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