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CK Hutchison says EU regulators were ‘nowhere near’ showing mobile merger would harm competition

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 14 Jun 2022 15:04
  • 14 Jun 2022 15:04
The European Commission's veto of CK Hutchison's plan to merge two UK mobile businesses was based on insufficient evidence regardless of the standard of proof, the telecom company told EU judges today.
"It's important in this case to recall ... even if the lower standard had been applied, the decision

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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