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.