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MyTravel. (Europe report).(seeks damages from European Commission over failed takeover of First Choice)(Brief Article)

MyTravel, in a historic first, is seeking damages of 500 million [pounds sterling] ($865 million) from the European Commission for thwarting its attempted takeover of First Choice in 1999. The travel group bases its claim on the ruling of the Court of First Instance last year that the Commission was wrong to block MyTravel's acquisition of its smaller competitor. …

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