11 March 2014

Turning Round a Supertanker: the OFT’s abuse of dominance case against CH Jones

In October 2013 the OFT decided to close an abuse of dominance investigation, launched in April 2010, against CH Jones, a leading provider of bunker fuel services to HGV fleets.  This outcome marked a significant reversal from a statement of objections (“SO”) issued in February 2011, in which the OFT alleged that CH Jones had abused a dominant position by engaging in an anticompetitive attempt to exclude a rival.

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