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PKN Orlen cites Covid-19, EU jurisdiction question in defense of Lotos deal

By Andrew Boyce
  • 12 May 2020 11:22
  • 12 May 2020 11:54
PKN Orlen has cited the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on the Polish economy and on the oil refining industry in its bid to win EU approval to buy rival Grupa Lotos, MLex has learned.
The Polish oil refiner also said the European Commission has yet to show that it has jurisdiction

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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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