Summary of appeal published on 14 February 2017. A first case management conference (“CMC”) took place on 8 March 2017. At the first CMC the Chairman refused two third party applications to intervene ( CAT 7) and ordered that the appeal be heard with Case 1276/1/12/17 in a hearing commencing on 30 October 2017. At the second CMC on 27 June 2017 the Chairman gave further case management directions. A pre-trial review listed for 28 September 2017 was vacated. The substantive hearing took place over 13 days between 30 October 2017 and 24 November 2017.
Judgment was handed down on 7 June 2018 ( CAT 11). The version of the Judgment available on this website as of 24 July 2018 is the final non-confidential version. This version re-instates some text which was provisionally excised from the Judgment at the time of handing down pending confidentiality submissions from the parties.
On 25 July 2018 the Tribunal handed down a Ruling ( CAT 12) refusing the parties permission to appeal and remitting the issue of abuse to the CMA for reconsideration in accordance with the Judgment.
On 29 March 2019 the Tribunal gave a ruling in relation to costs ( CAT 9).