Action brought against Commission for refusing to pay default interest to a Lithuanian undertaking
An action brought before the General Court by Lithuanian corporation Lietuvos geležinkeliai AB against the European Commission (T-321/21) was published in the Official Journal. The action seeks the annulment of the Commission’s decisions refusing to pay default interest to the undertaking, and to order the Commission to pay such default interest.
The action follows the Commission’s decision to impose a fine on the applicant due to an abuse of dominant position in the Lithuanian market. The General Court of Justice ruled in favour of the applicant and ordered the reduction of the fine, but the Commission refused to pay default interest to the applicant through its decisions of 26 April 2021 and 16 May 2021. Accordingly, the Lithuan