Honeywell [2010, German Constitutional Court]
This case illustrates Germany’s dissatisfaction (or constitutional tolerance) of EU law’s supremacy. The Court of Justice agreed with the Commission that the merger between two companies: General Electric and Honeywell (avionics) would have breached competition law. The German Constitutional Court disagreed with this decision, but found it not to be ‘sufficiently’ serious to disregard it.
Posted in EU Law Revision Notes.
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