ECJ dismisses appeal in FENIN case

On 11 July 2006, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) dismissed an appeal by FENIN against a judgment of the Court of First Instance (CFI) which held that Article 82 of the EC Treaty did not apply to the purchasing activities of the organisations in charge of the Spanish health system on the basis that they were not acting as undertakings for the purposes of competition law. The ECJ held that the appeal was partly inadmissible and partly unfounded.


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