Ruling (Costs)

Neutral citation:

[2009] CAT 20


22 Jun 2009



Ruling of the Tribunal on applications by the Competition Commission, the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and Virgin Media, Inc. for their legal costs in respect of judicial review proceedings brought by British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc. The Tribunal ordered that Sky should pay the Competition Commission’s and Secretary of State’s costs of their respective defences. The Tribunal also ruled that the costs of Virgin’s intervention should not be the subject of any specific order.

Ruling of the Tribunal on an application by Virgin Media, Inc. for its legal costs in respect of its application for review (save for the costs relating to its unsuccessful challenge to the remedy imposed and its unsuccessful attempt to have the plurality issue referred back to the Competition Commission). The Tribunal ordered that all parties should bear their own costs.

This is an unofficial summary prepared by the Registry of the Competition Appeal Tribunal.