Communication: order No. 0019 of 2021

IDENTIFIER
62021TB0019
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
REQUEST DATE
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DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: order

Judgment



13.12.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 502/30


Order of the General Court of 14 October 2021 — Amazon.com and Others v Commission

(Case T-19/21) (1)

(Action for annulment - Competition - Abuse of dominant position - Online sales - Decision to open an investigation - Territorial scope of the investigation - Exclusion of Italy - Act not open to challenge - Preparatory act - Inadmissibility)

(2021/C 502/46)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicants: Amazon.com, Inc. (Wilmington, Delaware, United States), Amazon Services Europe Sàrl (Luxembourg, Luxembourg), Amazon EU Sàrl (Luxembourg), Amazon Europe Core Sàrl (Luxembourg) (represented by: A. Komninos and G. Tantulli, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: B. Ernst, T. Franchoo, G. Meessen and C. Sjödin, acting as Agents)

Re:

Application under Article 263 TFEU seeking the partial annulment of Commission Decision C(2020) 7692 final of 10 November 2020 initiating proceedings under Article 102 TFEU in Case AT.40703 Amazon — Buy Box.

Operative part of the order

1.

The action is dismissed.

2.

There is no need to adjudicate on the applications to intervene of the Italian Republic, the Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (Competition and Market Authority, Italy), the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America and the Computer & Communications Industry Association.

3.

Amazon.com, Inc., Amazon Services Europe Sàrl, Amazon EU Sàrl and Amazon Europe Core Sàrl shall bear their own costs and pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.

4.

The Italian Republic, the Competition and Market Authority, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America and the Computer & Communications Industry Association shall bear their own costs relating to the applications to intervene.


(1)  OJ C 72, 1.3.2021.



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