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Hutchison takes action against EC over O2 deal - report

Monday 1 August 2016 | 09:37 CET | News
Hutchison, parent company of 3 UK, has started legal action against the EU's decision to block its acquisition of O2 UK, reports The Telegraph. According to industry sources, it has issued proceedings against the EC at the European Court of Justice. Winning the legal challenge will not revive the deal as the agreement between Hutchison and Telefonica has lapsed. However, Hutchison could seek compensation.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK / O2 / O2 UK / Telefonica
Countries: United Kingdom
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