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Letting easyJet buy Air Berlin assets hurt competition, LOT tells EU court

By Natalie McNelis
  • 11 Sep 2020 10:54
  • 11 Sep 2020 10:54
British airline easyJet’s 2017 takeover of certain Air Berlin assets should have been blocked because of its harm to competition on flights to and from Berlin, rival airline Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT told EU judges today.
The Polish company appeared at the EU's lower-tier General Court in Luxembourg to contest

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Natalie McNelis

Senior Correspondent

Natalie McNelis covers mergers for MLex in Brussels. Before joining MLex in 2017, she spent 20 years as an international trade and competition lawyer in law firms including Stibbe and WilmerHale. Natalie has a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College, a JD from Harvard Law School and an LLM in EU law from KU Leuven. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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