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Deutsche Bahn unit must pay damages for abusive infrastructure surcharge, top German court rules

By Mario Hilgenfeld
  • 20 Apr 2022 12:30
  • 20 Apr 2022 12:30
Deutsche Bahn's unit DB Netz must pay around 5.6 million euros ($6.1 million) to a private passenger rail transport operator for abusive price increases, Germany's top civil court has said.

In a Feb. 8 ruling, published today, the Federal Court of Justice confirmed an earlier judgment from a Dresden appeal court that

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Mario Hilgenfeld

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Mario is a qualified German and EU regulatory lawyer. He holds an MA in EC competition law from King's College London and directs MLex's research and data unit. Mario who previously worked at the Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Germany, works in German, English, French, Dutch and Polish.

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