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PKN Orlen-Lotos merger approval wasn't based on flawed EU probe, court rules

By Andrew Boyce
  • 14 Jun 2023 12:52
  • 14 Jun 2023 12:52
PKN Orlen’s takeover of rival oil refiner Lotos wasn't wrongly reviewed by EU merger regulators who went on to approve it, judges at the bloc's lower-tier court said today.
They dismissed an appeal by Polwax, which alleged the European Commission had incorrectly assessed the market for slack wax.

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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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