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Lithuanian Railways cites safety fears in court challenge to EU dominance-abuse fine

By Michael Acton
  • 05 Feb 2020 09:49
  • 05 Feb 2020 10:34
Lithuanian Railways only had safety in mind, not a plan to stifle competition, the company told EU judges today as it pleaded with them to overturn an EU abuse-of-dominance fine over its dismantling of a cross-border rail line.

Lawyers for the state-owned rail operator, known as Lietuvos Geležinkeliai, told the lower-tier

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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