yˆêŽŸŽ‘—żW|Headline 2005iŒă”Œjz

Europa – A Constitution for Europe / The members of the Barroso Commission (2004-2009)

A New Start for Lisbon Strategy / State aid Action Plan

bbc charter review - DCMS : timetable Now in Phase 3

Review of Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) Television - Ofcom

Future of the BBC

 

December

 

*2005-12-30@OFT signs_s13.gif     

OFT clears multi-media mergers - BSkyB/Easynet and NTL/Telewest

BSkyB/Easynet: Horizontal issuesiless than 5 percentj; Vertical issuesiŠî–{ŽpšFfA merger of complementary, c rarely leads to a substantial lessening of competitionfAŽŠ‚ł‚ê‚œŒœ”OF eSky will deny access to, or raise the cost of, its premium channels for competitorsfk—˜‰vĆ‘扻‚đl‚Š‚é‚ƁAŽæˆű‹‘â‚Ìincentive‚ȘŒ©o‚č‚È‚ąl; eSky will use its buyer power to require third party channel providers with popular channels to give Sky exclusive rights for its own DSL networkcfkŒ_–ńđ€‚̏󋔂©‚ç”»’flAŠù‚Ɂfdominantf‚Ć‚ ‚é‚Ș‚ä‚Š‚ÌŒœ”O‚Ƃ̏s•Êkfthe question is whether the merger itselfcf; CA98/20/2002-BSkyB investigation: alleged infringement of the Chapter II prohibition, 12 December 2002lAj^NTL/Telewest: Relevant Market: provision of pay-TVintl/C&W‚ÌCCŒˆ’è‚̐æ—áj; telecommunication servicesifsignificant competing providersf‚Ì‘¶Ęj; Internet accessishareAshare‚Ì‘‰ÁjAFlextech‚đ•Û—L‚·‚邱‚Æ‚É‚æ‚éforeclose‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŒű‰ÊESky‚Æ‚Ìco-ordinationŒű‰Ê

*2005-12-28@‘–±È   

u‚h‚o‰»‚̐i“W‚ɑΉž‚”‚œ‹Ł‘ˆƒ‹[ƒ‹‚ÌĘ‚è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鍧’k‰ïv‚ÌŒŸ“ąƒAƒWƒFƒ“ƒ_‚ÌŒˆ’è

iu‚È‚šAƒŒƒCƒ„[Œ^‹Ł‘ˆƒ‚ƒfƒ‹‚Í‚ ‚­‚܂Ɛ‚’Œ“‡Œ^‚̃rƒWƒlƒXƒ‚ƒfƒ‹‚đ•ȘÍ‚·‚邱‚Æ‚đ–Ú“I‚Æ‚·‚éŽè–@‚Ć‚ ‚èA‚±‚ê‚đŠî‚ɐ‚’Œ“‡Œ^‚̃rƒWƒlƒXƒ‚ƒfƒ‹‚Ɉê‹`“I‚É‹K§‚đ‰Á‚Š‚邱‚Æ“™‚đˆÓ}‚·‚é‚à‚Ì‚Ć‚Í‚È‚ąvEÎj

*2005-12-28@CPRC

ƒlƒbƒgƒ[ƒNŠO•”«‚ƃXƒCƒbƒ`ƒ“ƒOƒRƒXƒg‚ÌŒoÏ•ȘÍ

–{•Ò / —vŽ|

NOTE: u“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@ă–â‘è‚Æ‚È‚ésˆŚ‚ȘŒ©“–‚œ‚ç‚È‚ą‚ȘAƒlƒbƒgƒ[ƒNŠO•”«‚âƒXƒCƒbƒ`ƒ“ƒOƒRƒXƒg‚Ì‘¶Ę‚É‚æ‚èAŽQ“üá•Ç‚Ș‘¶Ę‚”‚Ä‚ą‚é‚Æ‚ą‚€Žsê\‘ą‚É’…–Ú‚”‚ēƐè‹ÖŽ~–@‚Ì‘[’u‚đ‚Ƃ邱‚Æ‚Í‚Ć‚«‚é‚Ÿ‚ë‚€‚©Bv

*2005-12-27@‘–±È

u’ʐME•ú‘—‚ÌĘ‚è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鍧’k‰ïv‚ÌŠJĂ

ŒŸ“ą“à—eiˆÄjFi‚Pj ‘–Ż‚ÌŽ‹“_‚©‚猩‚œ’ʐME•ú‘—‚Ì–â‘è“_ i‚Qj ‚ą‚í‚ä‚é’ʐM‚Æ•ú‘—‚Ì—Z‡E˜AŒg‚ÌŽÀŒ»‚ÉŒü‚Ż‚œ–â‘è“_ i‚Rj ‚»‚ê‚ç‚Ì–â‘è‚Ș¶‚¶‚錎ˆö i‚Sj ’ʐME•ú‘—‹y‚Ń‚ą‚í‚ä‚é—Z‡E˜AŒg‚Ì‚ ‚é‚Ś‚«Žp i‚Tj –]‚Ü‚”‚ąs­‚̑Ήž‚Ì‚ ‚è•û

*2005-12-27@‘–±È     

u–łü‹Ç–Æ‹–Žè‘±‹K‘„‚̈ꕔ‚đ‰üł‚·‚éÈ—߈āv‚ÉŒW‚éˆÓŒ©•ćW|•ú‘—‚ɑ΂·‚éŠOŽ‘‹K§‚ÌŽÀŒű«Šm•Û‚ÉŒW‚é‹K’è‚̐ź”ő

cf.*2005-11-25

*2005-12-27@JFTC   

ˆă—Ă‹@Ší‚Ì—Ź’ÊŽÀ‘Ô‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é’ȍž•ń‘iŠT—vj

E•ń‘–{‘Ì

*2005-12-27@JFTC

ŽĐ’c–@l•ŸŽRŽsˆăŽt‰ï‚ɑ΂·‚éŒx‚ɂ‚ą‚ā@pdf

‘æ8đ1€4†iŠJ‹Æ§ŒÀj

*2005-12-26@‘–±È  

‚a‚rƒAƒiƒƒOEƒnƒCƒrƒWƒ‡ƒ“•ú‘—‚̏I—č‹y‚ѐV‚œ‚ȃfƒWƒ^ƒ‹•ú‘—‚ÌŠJŽn‚ÉŒW‚éƒXƒPƒWƒ…[ƒ‹

*2005-12-23@EC

Telecommunications: Commission approves decision of the German regulator to open up broadband markets, including very high-speed internet access (VDSL) – Article 7 procedure

Telecommunications: Commission welcomes decision of German telecom regulator to find the international calls market in Germany competitive

ex-ante regulation‚đ‚©‚Ż‚œ•”•Ș‚ƁA‚©‚Ż‚È‚ą•”•Ș‚Æ

*2005-12-23@EC 

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Danish Elsam and Energi E2 assets by Vattenfall

*2005-12-23@EC 

Freedom of movement of trains on the conventional trans-European network comes one step closer

*2005-12-22@DOJ  

Press Release: Justice Department Requires Divestitures in AMC Entertainment's Merger with Loews Cineplex Entertainment - Divestiture of Assets Will Preserve Competition for Commercial, First-Run Film Exhibition in 5 Major Cities

*2005-12-22@EC  

Mergers: Commission clears planned acquisition of control over Eurowings by Lufthansa, subject to conditions

*2005-12-22@EC  

Mergers: Commission refers part of Tesco acquisition of the Czech and Slovak business of Carrefour to Slovak competition authority and approves rest of the deal

*2005-12-22@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Siebel by Oracle

*2005-12-22@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves the acquisition of Vodafone Sverige by Telenor

*2005-12-22@EC  

Industrial property: Commission proposes linking of EU design registration system with WIPO international system

*2005-12-22@EC  

State aid: Commission opens investigation into the state aid awarded to Institut Français du Pétrole

*2005-12-22@EC    

EU driven reforms of services of general interest benefit consumers and improve performance

NOTE: 2004 White paper, the gAltmark packageh (July 2005), Communication on PPPs (November 2005); telecommunications / electricity and gas / postal services / public passenger transport services by rail and by road

*2005-12-22@EC    

Competition: Commission warns Microsoft of daily penalty for failure to comply with 2004 decision

Competition: Statement of Objections to Microsoft for non-compliance with March 2004 decision – frequently asked questions

fincomplete and inaccuratef, esupported by the report of the Monitoring Trusteef

*2005-12-22@OFT  

The Brussels Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal against a landmark ruling in favour of the OFT

cf.*2004-12-14

*2005-12-22@METI  

“Á‹–Ržv‘Ź‰»EŒű—Š‰»„i–{•”‚ÌĘ’u‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-12-22@‘–±È  

ƒrƒWƒlƒXƒuƒƒO‹y‚ŃƒrƒWƒlƒX‚r‚m‚r‚ÌŠˆ—pŽ–—á‚ÌŒö•\

*2005-12-21@US Senate @ 

Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (Engrossed Amendment as Agreed to by Senate)[S.1932.EAS]

ƒAƒiƒƒO•ú‘—I—čDeadline: February 17, 2009

*2005-12-21@EC 

Competition: Commission fines four firms €75.86 million for rubber chemical cartel

Competition: Commission action against cartels – Questions and answers i*2005-11-30‚Ɉê—á‰Á‚Š‚œƒo[ƒWƒ‡ƒ“j

*2005-12-21@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition by E.ON of MOLfs gas business, subject to conditions

Mergers: Commissionfs conditional approval of E.ONfs acquisition of MOLfs gas business - frequently asked questions

*2005-12-21@EC  

Commission allows light touch intervention by Dutch regulator in cable TV and radio broadcasting for one year – Article 7 procedure

*2005-12-21@EC  

Revision of the Communication on the application of the State aid rules in the field of short-term export-credit insurance

*2005-12-21@EC  

State aid: Commission adopts new regional aid guidelines for 2007-2013

State aid: new Commission regional aid guidelines for 2007-2013 – breakdown by Member State

*2005-12-21@EC    

State aid: Commission opens inquiry into subsidy for digital decoders for terrestrial TV in Italy

Official Journal pdf Newly added!

*2005-12-21@EC  

State aid: Commission refers Spain to Court of Justice for failure to recover illegal aid from Basque companies

*2005-12-21@EC  

State aid: Commission gives go-ahead to conversion of the financial services business of La Poste into a subsidiary

*2005-12-21@England and Wales High Court (Chancery Division)

Attheraces Ltd & Anor v British Horse Racing Board & Anor [2005] EWHC 3015 (Ch)

Article 82 EC / Competition Act 1998 - Chapter II (s.18); epublic interest defencef, especial responsibilityf, eessential facilityf

*2005-12-21@Ofcom  

DAB Digital Radio expansion

*2005-12-21@BBC  

2005: A year of action for Corporate Social Responsibility

*2005-12-21@‘–±È  

ŽŸą‘ăƒuƒ[ƒhƒoƒ“ƒhƒRƒ“ƒeƒ“ƒc—Ź’ÊŽÀŒ±|ƒuƒ[ƒhƒoƒ“ƒh‚đŠˆ—p‚”‚œƒeƒŒƒr”Ô‘gƒRƒ“ƒeƒ“ƒc‚Ì—Ź’Ê‘Łi‚ÉŒü‚Ż‚Ä

*2005-12-21@DOJ  

Press Release: Justice Department Requires Divestitures in UnitedHealth Group's Acquisition of PacifiCare Health Systems - Divestitures in Arizona and Colorado, and Changes to Blue Shield of California Agreement, Preserve Competition for Commercial Health Insurance

*2005-12-20@EC signs_s13.gif  

Competition: Commission launches consultations on facilitating damages claims for breaches of EU competition law

European Commission Green Paper on damages actions for breach of EC Treaty anti-trust rules – frequently asked questions

private enforcement‚Ì‚€‚żAfdamages awards can be awarded to those who have suffered a loss caused by an infringement of the antitrust rulesf‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

cf.*2005-11-30

*2005-12-20@EC 

Company law and corporate governance: consultation on future priorities for Action Plan

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on company law and corporate governance: consultation on future priorities for Action Plan

EU‰ïŽĐ–@§‘S‘̂ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-12-20@EC

Free movement of capital: the Commission asks Luxembourg to change the provisions of the ASTRA satellites concession contract which give it the right to block certain shareholdings in SES Astra and SES Global

20.1“ˆÈă‚Ì’ŒÚEŠÔÚoŽ‘‹K’è‚đ§ŒÀ‚·‚é‹K’è‚ɂ‚ą‚āifother less restrictive mechanism would be more appropriate for attaining the objectives of public interest pursued.fj

*2005-12-19@FTC

U.S. Senate Confirms William E. Kovacic and J. Thomas Rosch as Newest FTC Commissioners

*2005-12-19@EC signs_s13.gif 

Competition: Commission publishes discussion paper on abuse of dominance – eDG Competition discussion paper on the application of Article 82 of the Treaty to exclusionary abusesf public consultation will run until 31 March 2006

ĄŒăAexploitative and discriminatory abuses‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä‚à‘±‚­‚Æ‚Ì‚±‚ƁiNOTE: price based exclusionary conduct‚ɂ‚ą‚Ắhas efficienthƒeƒXƒgkGavil [2004] e3. The gLess Efficient Rivalh Testfl‚Ćà–Ÿ‚©j

*2005-12-19@Council of the European Union

Financial Perspective 2007-2013 pdf

*2005-12-19@Ofcom

Ofcom consults on additional funding sources for commercial television

product placement“™iTWFD‰üłŠÖ˜A*2005-12-13j

*2005-12-16@FCC    

Order Extending the Effective Date of Children's Television Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters pdf

cf.*2004-09-09

*2005-12-16@EC    

European Technology Platforms: making the move to implementation

Janez POTOČNIK, European Commissioner for Science and Research

Seminar of Industrial Leaders of European Technology Platforms, Brussels, 16 December 2005

*2005-12-16@EC    

Towards a Better Regulated European Capital Market

Charlie McCREEVY, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

London Stock Exchange Christmas Lunch, London, 16 December 2005

*2005-12-16@Ofcom    

Giacom complaint against Kingston Communications about failure to provide Wholesale ADSL access

SMP obligations‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鑈‚ą

*2005-12-16@‘–±È    

u—X•Ö‚É‚š‚Ż‚郊ƒU[ƒuƒhƒGƒŠƒA‚Æ‹Ł‘ˆ­ô‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錀‹†‰ïv‚ÌŠJĂ

*2005-12-16@‘–±È  

­ô•]‰ż‚ÌŽÀŽ{‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“ / ­ô•]‰ż‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŠî–{•ûj‚̉ü’è‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-12-15@ECJ    

Judgments of the Court of Justice in Cases C-66/02, C-148/04 Italy v Commission

Press release / full-text

cf.*2001-12-11 EC

*2005-12-15@Ofcom    

Complaint from Independent Media Support Limited against BBC Broadcast about provision of media access services – update

cf.*2005-11-02 OFT Completed acquisition by Creative Broadcast Services Limited of BBC Broadcast Limited [clearing the acquisition and declaring that the Framework Agreement was not an ancillary restraint] iECˆÏˆő‰ïNotice‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­j

cf.*2005-07-20

*2005-12-15@Ofcom    

Wholesale Line Rental to deliver greater competition and choice

*2005-12-15@METI    

uŠé‹Æ‰ż’lŠî€‚đŽÀŒ»‚·‚é‚œ‚ß‚Ì”ƒŽûƒ‹[ƒ‹‚Ì‚ ‚è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é˜_“_ŒöŠJv‚ÌŒö•\‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-12-15@“àŠt•{    

“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@Šî–{–â‘荧’k‰ïi‘æ‚U‰ńj

Ž‘—ż‚Æ‚”‚āA24E25đ‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­Ž„l‚É‚æ‚é‘iŚ’ń‹N‚̏󋔓™‚ ‚è

*2005-12-14@EC   

Free movement of capital: Commission opens an infringement procedure against Italy on the issue of acquisition of stakes in domestic banks

eItalian cross-border banking mergers: A case for Article 21 of the Merger Regulation?f Competition Policy Newsletter, Number 3 - Autumn 2005

*2005-12-14@EC   

Free movement of capital: Commission asks Portugal to submit its observations on special rights held by Portugal in Portugal Telecom

*2005-12-14@EC   

Football clubs: France asked to modify its legislation

*2005-12-14@CFI/EC   

CFI: Judgments of the Court of First Instance in cases T-209/01, T-210/01 Honeywell v Commission; GE v Commission

Press release / full-text [Honeywell] [GE] i•č‡‚Ć‚Í‚È‚ą‚Ì‚Ć’ˆÓj

ˆÏˆő‰ïŒˆ’è‚đŽxŽ‚”‚œ‚ȘAvertical overlap, conglomerate effects‚đŽć’Ł‚”‚œ•”•Ș‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä‚Í—§Ű…€‚É’B‚”‚Ä‚ą‚È‚ą‚Æ‚”‚Ä‹p‰ș

Commission: Mergers: Commission welcomes upholding of the Commissionfs decision in GE/Honeywell case

cf.*2001-07-03

*2005-12-14@EC   

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Cargillfs take-over of Degussafs food ingredients business

*2005-12-14@EC @  

Telecoms: Commission opens new round of infringement proceedings, but also sees positive results of previous ones

*2005-12-14@EC   

Competition: Commission proposes repeal of exemption for liner shipping conferences

*2005-12-14@EC     

Financial Penalties for Member States who fail to comply with Judgments of the European Court of Justice: European Commission clarifies rules

cf.*2005-07-12 Case C-304/02 Commission v French Republic kfor the first time ordered a MS to pay both a periodic penalty payment and a lump sum fine for a serious and persistent failure to comply with Community lawl

*2005-12-14@‘–±È    

‚a‚rƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹ˆÏ‘ő•ú‘—‹Æ–±‹y‚ŃˆÏ‘ő‘“à•ú‘—‹Æ–±‚Ì”F’è

ƒ†[ƒU[ƒTƒCƒh‚©‚猩‚é‚ƁA‚QŽĐV‹KŽQ“üE‚QŽĐƒAƒbƒvƒOƒŒ[ƒh

*2005-12-14@‘–±È

“d”g‚̈À‘S«‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鐶‘Ì“dŽ„ŠÂ‹«Œ€‹†„iˆÏˆő‰ï‚ÌŒ€‹†Œ‹‰Ê

*2005-12-13@FTC  

DirecTV to Pay $5.3 Million Penalty For Do Not Call Violations

*2005-12-13@EC signs_s13.gif 

Legislative proposal for the revision of the gTelevision without Frontiersh Directive – gAudiovisual Media Services Directiveh

Press release: TV without Frontiers: Commission proposes modernised rules for digital era TV and TV-like services

FAQ

Directive 89/552/EEC‚̃Aƒbƒvƒf[ƒgiL‹K§ŠÉ˜aEhhpushhŒ^/hpullhŒ^‚Ì‹æ•Ê‚É‚æ‚éA•ú‘—E‚‘ŹƒCƒ“ƒ^[ƒlƒbƒgE‘æŽOą‘ăŒg‘Ń“™‚ÌŠÔ‚Ìlevel playing fieldjA‚ą‚í‚ä‚é’ʐM•ú‘——Z‡–@iImpact Assessment•t‚«j

*2005-12-13@EC    

Competition: Commission improves rules for access to the file in merger and antitrust procedures

*2005-12-13@EC  

Energy saving: the Commission refers Portugal and Luxembourg to the Court of Justice

*2005-12-13@EC  

REACH: Commission welcomes Councilfs agreement on new EU chemical legislation

UK Presidency reaches political agreement on 'REACH' kJoint DTI / DEFRA press releasel

*2005-12-13@ECJ  

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-446/03 Marks & Spencer

Press release / full-text

˜AŒ‹”[Ć‚Ì–â‘èAprinciple of proportionality’Ž‚Š‚̊‚đ’ńŽŠ; KPMG‚É‚æ‚é‰đà

*2005-12-13@ECJ  

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-411/03 SEVIC Systems AG

Press release / full-text

freedom of establishment – cross-border merger‚Ìregistrationi“Æ–@l‚ÉŒÀ’è‚·‚é–@§‚ÆEC–@ˆá”œ‚Æ”»’fG‰Â”\‚Èjustification‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä‚àŒŸ“ąj

*2005-12-13@Ofcom  

Ofcom review of ADR schemes

*2005-12-13@Ofcom    

Television advertising sales market and the CRR remedy

cf.*2005-03-23, 2004-06-03, 2003-12-01

*2005-12-12@FCC 

Chairman Martin's Statement on the Announcement That Cable Companies May Voluntarily Offer Family Tiers pdf

cf.*2005-11-29, 2004-11-19

*2005-12-12@EC 

Energy sector competition inquiry - Commissioner Kroes' presentation to Council 1st December pdf

cf.*2005-11-15@

*2005-12-12@EC 

Competition: Commission welcomes changes in ETSI IPR rules to prevent epatent ambushf

*2005-12-12@EC 

Intellectual property: evaluation of EU rules on databases

*2005-12-12@EC 

High Level Group adopts 10-year-roadmap for a competitive EU car sector

*2005-12-12@CC

Peter Freeman appointed as new CC Chairman pdf

*2005-12-09@FCC 

Report to Congress - The Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004 pdf

*2005-12-09@FCC 

FCC Seeks Comment on Universal Service Support Mechanisms for Non-Rural Carriers

News Release / NPRM

*2005-12-09@EC      

State aid: latest Scoreboard confirms that downward trend in the overall level of aid has levelled off

‘S‘̏󋔂́AfDownward trend in the overall volume of State aid seems to have leveled offfAŠÂ‹«AƒGƒlƒ‹ƒM[—}§•Ș–ì‚đ“Á‹Li4đŒkTransfer of state resources; Advantage for the undertaking; Selectivity; Distortion to competition and effect on trade between Member Statesl‚Ì‚ ‚Ă͂߁jAis’†‚Ì—§–@ì‹Æ‚̐ź—

*2005-12-09@EC    

EU company is worldfs largest investor in R&D

*2005-12-09@JFTC 

ƒ„ƒt[Š”Žź‰ïŽĐ‹y‚ŃƒVƒ“ƒƒA[ƒgƒI[ƒNƒVƒ‡ƒ“Š”Žź‰ïŽĐ‚ɑ΂·‚éŒx‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

*2005-12-09@JFTC 

‚i‚‚ˆ‚Ž‚“‚‚Ž•‚i‚‚ˆ‚Ž‚“‚‚Ž‚É‚æ‚é‚f‚•‚‰‚„‚‚Ž‚” ‚b‚‚’‚‚‚’‚‚”‚‰‚‚Ž‚ÌŠ”ŽźŽæ“Ÿ‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

cf.*2005-11-02@FTCA*2005-08-25@EC

*2005-12-08@DOJ 

Press Release: Justice Department Will Not Challenge Proposal by Denver Post to Create a Free Edition

Business Review

approval of joint operating agreement(JOA) under the Newspaper Preservation Act(limited antitrust immunity)

*2005-12-07@DOJ   

Press Release: Statement of Deputy Assistant Attorney General J. Bruce McDonald Regarding Korean Fair Trade Commission's Decision in Its Microsoft Case

*2005-12-07@EC   

State aid: Commission approves EUR140 million support to Snecma for an R&D project

*2005-12-07@EC   

State aid: Commission opens investigation into UK scheme to support paper production from waste paper

*2005-12-07@EC 

State aid: Commission requires partial repayment of aid for alumina production in France, Ireland and Italy

*2005-12-06@EC

Reinforcing the competitiveness of Europefs publishing industry

Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

European Publishers Forum, Brussels, 6 December 2005

*2005-12-06@Ofcom  

Ofcom publishes its review of cross-promotion rules

*2005-12-06@OFT 

OFT refers acquisition by HMV Group plc through Waterstone's plc of Ottakar's plc

*2005-12-05@EC 

EU financial services policy for the next five years

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on EU financial services policy for the next five years

*2005-12-05@EC

Colloquium on State Aid for Innovation - 17 November 2005, Brussel

*2005-12-02@FTC

Federal Trade Commission Report on Ethanol Market Concentration pdf

*2005-12-02@EC

Mergers: Commission approves Belgacomfs acquisition of Telindus

*2005-12-02@EC

Mergers: Commission clears the planned acquisition of Delmas by CMA CGM

*2005-12-02@‘–±È

ƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹‰»‚̐i“W‚Æ•ú‘—­ô‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é’ȍžŒ€‹†‰ï@‘æ‚P‚U‰ń‰ï‡i•œŹ‚P‚V”N‚P‚QŒŽ‚Q“úŠJĂj”z•zŽ‘—ż

‰piblog‚ɃRƒƒ“ƒg‚ ‚èjA•Äi˜73.3555 Multiple ownership; ˜73.658 Dual network; Communications Act of 1934˜310 public interestjA“ƁA•§‚É‚š‚Ż‚鏊—L‹K§‚ÌŒ»ó’ȍž•ń‚ ‚è

*2005-12-02@JFTC

Š”Žź‰ïŽĐŽOˆäZ—F‹âs‚ɑ΂·‚銩‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

*2005-12-01@EC

State aid: Commission closes formal investigation on CO2 taxation system in Slovenia following changes to legislation

*2005-12-01@EC

Mergers: Commission approves Belgacomfs acquisition of Telindus

*2005-12-01@EC

Access to medicines: Commission welcomes agreement on compulsory licensing for export of patented medicine to countries in need

*2005-12-01@OFT

OFT Chairman Philip Collins looks at developments within OFT on enhancing delivery of competition enforcement in the keynote speech to the IBC UK Competition Law Conference

*2005-12-01@‘–±È

’năƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹ƒeƒŒƒrƒWƒ‡ƒ“•ú‘—’†Œp‹Çƒ[ƒhƒ}ƒbƒv‚ÌŒö•\

 

November

 

*2005-11-30@JFTC      

‰Û’„‹àŒž–Ɛ§“x‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鎖‘O‘Š’k‚ÌŠJŽn

*2005-11-30@EC      

Competition: Commission action against cartels – Questions and answers

hA Commission Green Paper on facilitating action for damages before courts in the Member States is due to be published in December 2005h

*2005-11-29@EU [Official Journal]  Newly added! 

Directive: Commission Directive 2005/81/EC of 28 November 2005 amending Directive 80/723/EEC on the transparency of financial relations between Member States and public undertakings as well as on financial transparency within certain undertakings

Decision: Commission Decision of 28 November 2005 on the application of Article 86(2) of the EC Treaty to State aid in the form of public service compensation granted to certain undertakings entrusted with the operation of services of general economic interest (notified under document number C(2005) 2673)

Framework: Community framework for State aid in the form of public service compensation

exception: transport sector (Article 73 EC), public service broadcasting (Communication)

cf.*2005-07-15

*2005-11-29@“àŠt•{@ 

“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@Šî–{–â‘荧’k‰ïi‘æ‚T‰ńj

Ž‘—ż‚Æ‚”‚āAŒöłŽæˆűˆÏˆő‰ïŽ––±‘‹ÇìŹu‹Ł‘ˆ–@‚̍‘Û”äŠrv

*2005-11-29@FCC      

Chairman Martin's Oral Statement Before the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation pdf

hthey (parents are forced to buy the channels they do not want their families to view in order to obtain the family-friendly channels they desireh; gthe First Report incorrectly found that offering of cable programming in a more a la carte manner would be economically infeasibleh

cf.*2004-11-19

*2005-11-29@DOJ     

U.S. v. SBC and AT&T / U.S. v. Verizon and MCI – [Proposed Amendment] Final Judgment published

cf.*2005-10-27

*2005-11-29@EC       

Call for input on the forthcoming review of the EU regulatory framework for electronic communications and services, including review of the Recommendation on relevant markets

*2005-11-29@EC     

Company law: cross-border mergers Directive adopted and published

LLC‚ÉŠÖ‚”Across-border‡•č‚̎葱‚«‚đ‘ć•ŠÈ‘f‰»

*2005-11-29@CAT(Competition Appeal Tribunal) Newly added!     

Hutchison 3G (UK) Limited v Office of Communications pdf [2005] CAT 39

Ofcom‚É‚æ‚éwholesale voice call terminationŽsê‚É‚š‚Ż‚éSMPŽw’è‚ɑ΂”‚Ă̍T‘iEBT‚Ìcountervailing buying power‚đl—¶‚”‚Ä‚ą‚È‚ą‚Æ‚”‚Ä”F—eiSMPŽw’è‚É‚š‚Ż‚éT‘iŸ—˜‚͏‰‚Æ‚Ì‚±‚Ɓj 

 *2005-11-29@Ofcom     

European experts back a more flexible approach to spectrum management

*2005-11-29@Ofcom     

Adjudication of Ofcom Content Sanctions Committee - Bloomberg LP pdf

fno equivalent coverage was given to any other political party during the General Election campaignf – breaches the Code on due impartiality on gmajor mattersh on political controversy; Decision: A Direction to transmit Ofcomfs statement of finding on three consecutive days at 11:00

*2005-11-29@METI   

Œ‰ș“dŠíŽY‹ÆŠ”Žź‰ïŽĐ‚ɑ΂·‚éÁ”Šˆ—p»•iˆÀ‘S–@‘æ‚W‚Qđ‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­‹Ù‹}–œ—߂ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-11-28@DOJ/FTC    

Press Release: DOJ and FTC to Hold Joint Public Hearings on Competition Policy Related to Single-Firm Conduct - Hearings to Begin in Spring 2006

MEMO: Article 82 EC Modernisation‚Ì“ź‚«

*2005-11-28@EC   

Emissions trading: Companies want longer-term certainty and predictability

*2005-11-25@‘–±È signs_s13.gif 

u“d”g–@Ž{s‹K‘„‚̈ꕔ‚đ‰üł‚·‚éÈ—߈āv‹y‚сu•ú‘—–@Ž{s‹K‘„‚̈ꕔ‚đ‰üł‚·‚éÈ—߈āv‚ÉŒW‚éˆÓŒ©•ćW|•ú‘—‚ɑ΂·‚éŠOŽ‘‹K§‚ÌŽÀŒű«Šm•Û‚ÉŒW‚é‹K’è‚̐ź”ő

k“d”g–@Ž{s‹K‘„‰üłlŠÔÚ‹K§‚ɂ‚ą‚āAŒŽ‘„E“Á—á‚đ’è‚ß‚éi‹cŒˆŒ “ń•Ș‚̈꒎‚đŠO‘–@l“™‚Șè‚ß‚éê‡‚́AŒvŽZă‚ÍŠO‘–@l‚Æ‚”‚Ĉ”‚€iŽÀŽż“IŽx”z“Á—ájAŠÔÚ‹cŒˆŒ Š„‡”cˆŹ‚É‚ ‚œ‚Á‚Ă̏ƉA‰ń“š‚Ș‚È‚ąê‡‚̈”‚ą“™jG k•ú‘—–@Ž{s‹K‘„‰üłl‚·‚Ś‚Ä‚đ‹LÚ‚·‚é‚ÆŠOŽ‘”ä—Š‚đ’Ž‚Š‚éÛ‚Ì–Œ‹`‘Š·Žè‘±‚«A‹cŒˆŒ ‚Ș§ŒÀ‚ł‚ê‚銔Žź‚Ì“Á’è“™^–{–@‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä‚àƒŠƒ“ƒN‚ ‚è

*2005-11-24@EC   

Why Broadband Needs Content pdf

Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

IDATE 27th International conference, Montpellier, 23 November 2005

*2005-11-24@EC   

Postal Services and the Internal Market

Charlie McCREEVY, European Commission for Internal Market and Services

Annual DPWNight (Deutsche Post World Net) Event 2005, Brussels, 23 November 2005

*2005-11-24@EC   

State aid: Commission denies delivery date extensions for cruise ship at Italian yard

*2005-11-24@EC   

State aid: Commission prohibits real estate transfer tax exemption for housing companies in Berlin

*2005-11-24@EC   

Mergers: Commission clears the acquisition of Exel by Deutsche Post

*2005-11-24@OFT  

Involving third parties in Competition Act investigations

*2005-11-23@CFI   

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-178/05 United Kingdom v Commission

Press release / full-text

*2005-11-23@European Parliament   

Services directive clears first hurdle

MEMO: SGEI included, audiovisual services excluded

*2005-11-23@EC   

Commission authorises Danish state aid to compensate for losses due to presence of GMOs in conventional and organic crops

*2005-11-23@EC   

State aid: Commission opens investigation into long term power purchase agreements in Poland

*2005-11-23@EC   

State aid: Commission opens probe into Polish machinery company Huta Stalowa Wola

*2005-11-23@OFT signs_s13.gif    

OFT proposes practical economic basis for EC assessments

State Aid Action Plani*2005-06-07 ECj‚Ö‚Ì’ńŒŸi87đ3€‚̉đŽßƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“‚Æ‚”‚āA‘æˆê’iŠKFdistortion of competitionA‘æ“ń’iŠKFcase-by-case analysis similar to Article 81, 82‚đ’ńŒŸjG OFT‚É‚æ‚étwo-stage studyifirst-stage‚Í*2004-11-24‚É•ńkÙe‹ßŠ§‚ĆĐ‰îlj‚đ“„‚Ü‚Š‚œ‚à‚́G ‚È‚šA‚æ‚­‚Ü‚Æ‚Ü‚Á‚œState Aid Control‚̐ź—‚à“Y•t

*2005-11-22@DTI   

"Serious Malfunctions " IN EU Energy Market need correcting - WICKS

*2005-11-22@‘–±È   

“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ–@‘æ‚R‚Sđ‘æ‚P€‚Ì‹K’è‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­‘æ“ńŽíŽw’è“d‹C’ʐMĘ”ő‚ÌŽw’è|î•ń’ʐMR‹c‰ï‚©‚ç‚Ì“š\|

ƒVƒFƒA25“’Ž‚Š‚É‚æ‚éŽw’è

*2005-11-21@EC  

Better Regulation of Professional Services

Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission in charge of Competition Policy

UK Presidency Seminar, Brussels, 21st November 2005

*2005-11-18@FCC  

FCC Releases Rulemaking on Ensuring Reasonable Franchising Process for New Video Market Entrants

NPRM pdf

Section 621(a)(1) ga franchising authority may not unreasonably refuse to award an additional competitive franchiseg‚ÌŒ»‰ș‚̏󋔂ɂš‚Ż‚éŽæˆ”‚ąihcurrent operation of the local franchising process serves as a barrier to entryh‚Æ‚Ì’ń‹N‚ ‚èj

cf.*2005-11-03

*2005-11-18@“àŠt•{

“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@Šî–{–â‘荧’k‰ïi‘æ‚S‰ńj

‹Ł‘ˆ–@ˆá”œ‚ɑ΂·‚鐧Ù‚ɂ‚ą‚ā|‰pA•ÄA“ƁA•§‚ÌŽ–—á

*2005-11-17@EC  

Competition: Commission receives improved commitments from FAPL over sale of media rights

cf.*2002-12-20, 2003-12-16

*2005-11-17@EC  

Public procurement: Commission proposes clarification of EU rules on public-private partnerships

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on public procurement: Commission proposes clarification of EU rules on public-private partnerships

Public-Private Partnerships – Options to ensure effective competition

Charlie McCREEVY, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

PPP Global Summit – The 6th Annual Government-Industry Forum on Public Private-Partnership, Copenhagen, 17 November 2005

*2005-11-17@EC  

Innovation from a Business Perspective: the State Aid Aspects

Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission in charge of Competition Policy

Innovation Day organised by the European Commission, Brussels, 17th November 2005

*2005-11-17@Ofcom

The Ofcom Digital Dividend Review (DDR)

*2005-11-17@NAO Newly added!  

The Office of Fair Trading- Enforcing competition in markets

*2005-11-17@JFTC 

ŒöłŽæˆűˆÏˆő‰ï‚É‚š‚Ż‚鐭ô•]‰ż‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

*2005-11-16@DOJ 

Press Release: Department of Justice Antitrust Division Statement on the Closing of its Two Stock Exchange Investigations - Investigations Conclude Acquisition of Instinet Group Inc. by NASDAQ and Merger of NYSE and Archipelago Holdings Would Not Reduce Competition

*2005-11-16@EC 

Competition: Commission proposes to revise Block Exemption for IATA passenger tariff conferences

Revision of Block Exemption from Competition Rules for IATA Conferences – Frequently Asked Questions

cf. IATA

*2005-11-16@‘–±È

u“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•Ș–ì‚Ì‹Ł‘ˆó‹”‚Ì•]‰ż‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŠî–{•ûjv‹y‚сu“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•Ș–ì‚Ì‹Ł‘ˆó‹”‚Ì•]‰ż‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é•œŹ‚P‚V”N“xŽÀŽ{Ś–ځv‚ÌŒö•\

*2005-11-15@EC 

European Commission observations on Spanish regulatorfs proposal to regulate wholesale broadcasting transmission services – Article 7 procedure

*2005-11-15@EC 

Mergers: Commission rejects Endesafs complaint; declares proposed Gas Natural takeover of Endesa falls outside Commissionfs competence

ECMR, two-thirds of Community-wide turnover in one and the same Member State‚Ì臒l

*2005-11-15@EC 

Energy: Member States must do more to open markets; competition inquiry identifies serious malfunctions

Competition: Commission sector inquiry reveals serious problems in energy markets

Energy Sector Inquiry - Issues Paper pdf

‹Ł‘ˆ‘jŠQ—vˆöF Market concentration, Vertical foreclosure, Lack of market integration, Lack of transparency, Price issues

cf.*2005-06-13

*2005-11-15@EC 

EU pleads for freedom of speech as instrument to bridge the digital divide at this weekfs World Summit in Tunis

*2005-11-15@Ofcom   

Undue discrimination by SMP providers - How Ofcom will investigate potential contraventions on competition grounds of Requirements not to unduly discriminate imposed on SMP providers

Oftelfs Access Guidelines, Oftelfs statement on BTfs internet services“™‚Ì’u‚«Š·‚ŠF‰żŠiŠÖ˜A/”ń‰żŠiŠÖ˜A‚Ć•Ș‚Ż‚Ä‹Lq

*2005-11-15@CPRC 

Šé‹ÆŒ‹‡Rž‚ÆŒoÏ•ȘÍ

—vŽ|

*2005-11-14@DOJ  

U.S. v. Federation of Physicians and Dentists:

Order / Final Judgment As To Settling Physician Defendants

*2005-11-14@EC 

Company Law Action Plan: Setting Future Priorities

Charlie McCREEVY, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

European Corporate Governance Conference, London, 14 November 2005

*2005-11-14@EC 

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into T-Mobil Austriafs take-over of Tele.Ring

*2005-11-14@CC 

McCarthy and Monti lead CC debate pdf

*2005-11-11@EC

La politique audiovisuelle européenne pdf

Viviane Reding, Membre de la Commission européenne responsable pour la société de l'information et les médias

Réunion des Agences européennes de soutien à l'audiovisuel, Bruxelles, 9 Novembre

*2005-11-10@ECJ

Opinion of Advocate General in Case C-205/03 P FENIN

Full-text

ˆêŽ–‹Æ‘Ì‚Ì“ń‘€–Ê•Ș—Ł‚đŽć’ŁA·‚”–ß‚·ˆÓŒ©iEU‹y‚ŃŠe‘‚́fundertakingf’è‹`‚ɂ܂‚í‚éƒP[ƒXƒ[‚̐ź—•tj

cf.*2003-03-04 CFI‚ÌAppeal

*2005-11-10@EC

Competition: Commission publishes study on impact of repealing exemption for liner shipping conferences

*2005-11-10@EC

State aid: Commission opens formal investigation into long term power purchase agreements in Hungary

*2005-11-10@EC

State aid: Commission endorses German innovation programme

*2005-11-10@EC

Company taxation: Commission adopts Code of Conduct concerning transfer pricing

Code of Conduct on transfer pricing documentation in the EU - Frequently Asked Questions

*2005-11-10@EC

Future of postal services: Commission asks for users' views

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the postal sector and EU Postal Policy

*2005-11-10@EC

Commission invites Spanish regulator to consider regulating the provision of mobile voice call termination charges – Article 7 procedure

*2005-11-10@EC

The digital divide in Europe

85% of students used the internet in 2004

*2005-11-10@Ofcom Newly added!

Convergent Regulation - Ofcom's First Two Years, 10 November 2005

*2005-11-10@Ć‚Ù

‘æˆêŹ–@’ì”»Œˆ •œŹ‚P‚T”NiŽój‘æ‚Q‚W‚P† ‘čŠQ”…žż‹Ž–Œ

ŒYŽ–Ž–Œ‚Ì–@’ì‚É‚š‚Ż‚é”퍐l‚Ì—e‚Ú‚€“™‚đ•`‚ą‚œƒCƒ‰ƒXƒg‰æ‚đŽÊ^TŠ§Ž‚ÉŒfÚ‚”‚ÄŒö•\‚”‚œsˆŚ‚Ì‚€‚żCŽèù‚đ‚ł‚êC˜“ê‚đ•t‚Ż‚ç‚ê‚œó‘Ô‚đ•`‚ą‚œƒCƒ‰ƒXƒg‰æ‚ÌŒf

Ú‚Í•s–@sˆŚ–@ăˆá–@‚Ć‚ ‚é‚ȘC‚»‚Ì—]‚̃Cƒ‰ƒXƒg‰æ‚ÌŒfÚ‚͈á–@‚Ć‚Í‚È‚ą‚Æ‚ł‚ê‚œŽ–—á

*2005-11-10@METI

Œöł‚È”ƒŽû–h‰qô‚Ì‚ ‚è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é˜_“_ŒöŠJ`”ƒŽû–h‰qô‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŠJŽŠ‹y‚ŃŰŒ”ŽæˆűŠ‚É‚š‚Ż‚éŽæˆ”‚ą‚Ì‚ ‚è•û‚ɂ‚ą‚ā`

i‚QDŰŒ”ŽæˆűŠ‚Ì”ƒŽû–h‰qô“™‚̎戔‚ą‚Ì‚ ‚è•û‚ɂ‚ą‚āji‚Qj”ƒŽûŽÒˆÈŠO‚ÌŠ”Žć‚ɑ΂”‚Ä‚à•s—˜‰v‚đ—^‚Š‚€‚锃Žû–h‰qô|‹‘”ÛŒ •tŠ”Žźi‚ą‚í‚ä‚鉩‹àŠ”jA•Ą”‹cŒˆŒ Š”Žź‚̎戔‚ąku‚È‚šA‚±‚ê‚ç‚̍l‚Š•û‚́A­ô“I——R‚É‚æ‚èA‹‘”ÛŒ •tŽí—ȚŠ”Žź‚đ‘‚Ș•Û—L‚·‚é‚æ‚€‚ȏꍇ‚ɂ́A‚à‚Æ‚æ‚è“–‚Ä‚Í‚Ü‚é‚à‚Ì‚Ć‚Í‚È‚ąBvu|ˆê’è‚Ì‹cŒˆŒ ‚đ‘抔Žć‚Æ‚”‚č‘‚Ș•Û—L‚”‚Ä‚ą‚é‚æ‚è‚́AŽsê‚Ɉς˂Ċe“ŠŽ‘‰Æ‚ÉŽ‚Á‚Ä‚à‚ç‚Á‚œ•û‚ȘAŒoÏŠˆ«‰»‚ÉŒ‹‚т‚­‚œ‚߁A‘ôă•K—v‚Ć‚ ‚é‚Æ‚ą‚€‚æ‚€‚ȏꍇ‚ɂ́A‘‚É‚Í‹‘”ÛŒ •tŽí—ȚŠ”Žź‚È‚Ç‚đ”­s‚”A•’ÊŠ”Žź‚ÍŽsê‚Ć—Ź’Ê‚ł‚č‚é‚È‚Ç‚Ì—˜—p•û–@‚àl‚Š‚ç‚ê‚évl

*2005-11-09@FTC

FTC Provides Joint Senate Committee Testimony on Gasoline Prices and Competition in the U.S. Petroleum Industry

Chairman: Federal Price Gouging Laws Would "Unnecessarily Hurt Consumers"

*2005-11-09@EC

State aid: Commission rules subsidy for digital terrestrial TV (DVB-T) in Berlin-Brandenburg illegal; explains how digital TV can be supported

cf.*2004-07-14

*2005-11-09@EC  

State aid: Commission opens inquiry into proposed subsidy to Fordfs plant in Genk, Belgium

*2005-11-09@EC  

State aid: Commission approves new scheme to support innovative audiovisual works in France

*2005-11-09@EC  

Consolidation, conditionality, communication – the strategy of the enlargement policy

*2005-11-08@CTIA/FCC signs_s13.gif  

Wireless Carriers Announce gWireless Content Guidelinesh

ƒrƒfƒIƒNƒŠƒbƒv“™‚Ì‘‰Á‚É‚Æ‚à‚È‚€Acontents‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éself-regulation

Commissioner Abernathy Congratulates Wireless Industry On Announcement of Wireless Content Guidelines

Statement by Commissioner Adelstein On CTIA's "Wireless Content Guidelines"

*2005-11-08@EC 

Financial sector: Commission presents analysis of obstacles to cross-border mergers and acquisitions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on cross-border consolidation in the EU financial sector

*2005-11-08@EC 

Transparency and Better Regulation: Commission puts online a public register of expert groups

*2005-11-08@Ofcom Newly added!

Ofcomfs Investigations Programme

Ž©ŒÈ•]‰ż

*2005-11-08@Ofcom  Newly added!

Extension of the Television Without Frontiers Directive

‘z’è‚ł‚ê‚éImpact‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä•Ą”ƒVƒiƒŠƒI•ȘÍ

*2005-11-08@Ofcom Newly added!

Indicative cost and power consumption projections for digital switchover

*2005-11-08@CC 

British Salt / New Cheshire Salt Works: Final report published

cf.*2005-09-06

*2005-11-08@BBC  

BBC to trial High Definition broadcasts in 2006

*2005-11-08@JFTC

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*2005-11-07@EC  

Evaluation of the Financial Services Action Plan (FSAP): The Commission asks for comments

*2005-11-07@EC  

DG COMP published the consultants' report on the liner shipping block exemption regulation pdf

*2005-11-07@OFT

Completed acquisition by Synergy Healthcare plc of Shiloh plc

*2005-11-04@OFT 

Anticipated acquisition of Chelys Limited by Cable and Wireless Plc. pdf

cf.*2005-10-25

*2005-11-03@FCC signs_s13.gif  

FCC Initiates Rulemaking to Ensure Reasonable Franchising Process for New Video Market Entrants

cf.*2005-11-18 NPRM

*2005-11-03@FCC 

FCC Takes Further Steps To Implement SHVERA.

News Release / Order / The Significantly Viewed List

*2005-11-03@FCC 

FCC Modifies Digital Tuner Requirements to Advance DTV Transition

*2005-11-03@FCC 

Commission Amends Emergency Alert System (EAS) Rules to Include Digital Media Technologies and Seeks Further Comments on EAS System

*2005-11-03@EC 

Commission tackles Member Statesf lack of implementation of key industrial pollution law

*2005-11-03@DTI/House of Lords 

Major overhaul of Company Law unveiled

Company Law Reform Bill - to amend Part 9 of the Enterprise Act 2002 in order to allow disclosure of certain information for the purposes of prescribed civil proceedings

*2005-11-02@FTC 

FTC Requires Divestiture of Assets to Allow Johnson & Johnsonfs Purchase of Guidant Corp. - Consent Order Protects Competition in Three Medical Device Product Markets

*2005-11-02@Ofcom   

Proposed guidance as to how Ofcom may interpret the meaning of gfair, reasonable and non-discriminatoryh and other regulatory conditions when assessing charges and terms offered by regulated providers of Technical Platform Services

update the gCurrent Guidelinesh i*2002-05-08 Oftel; 2002-10-22 Oftelj; Œ»Ęguidance‚Ì–ł‚ą‹€’ʃRƒXƒg‚̉ńŽû‚ɂ‚ą‚āAFRND conditions‚Ì‹ï‘Ì•û–@“™

*2005-11-02@CPRC

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*2005-11-01@CC

Competition Commission will allow LSE mergers - subject to conditions

London Stock Exchange inquiry: Final report

cf.*2005-07-29 CC, 2005-03-29 OFT

*2005-11-01@‘–±È

u‚h‚o‰»‚̐i“W‚ɑΉž‚”‚œ‹Ł‘ˆƒ‹[ƒ‹‚ÌĘ‚è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鍧’k‰ïv‚ÌŒŸ“ąƒAƒWƒFƒ“ƒ_ˆÄ‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éˆÓŒ©•ćW

*2005-11-01@BBC

Lords Select Committee report - BBC statement – BBC Charter Review

cf. House of Lords BBC Charter Review Select Committee

 

October

 

*2005-10-31@FCC

FCC Approves SBC/AT&T and VERIZON/MCI Mergers

News Release pdf

Order on SBC/AT&T; Order on VERIZON/MCI

cf.*2005-10-27

*2005-10-31@‘–±È

u‚b‚rƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹•ú‘—‚̍‚“x‰»‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é‹Zp“IđŒv‚̏î•ń’ʐMR‹c‰ï‚Ö‚ÌŽ–â

uƒlƒbƒgƒ[ƒN‚Ì‚h‚o‰»‚ɑΉž‚”‚œ“d‹C’ʐMĘ”ő‚ÉŒW‚é‹Zp“IđŒv‚̏î•ń’ʐMR‹c‰ï‚Ö‚ÌŽ–â

*2005-10-28@‘–±È

‘–±È‘–Ż•ÛŒìŒv‰æ‚̐§’è

*2005-10-27@DOJ

Press Release: Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Verizon's Acquisition of MCI and SBC's Acquisition of AT&T - Divestitures in 19 Metropolitan Areas Preserve Competition for Certain Business Telecommunications Services

Case filing: Verizon/MCI / SBC/AT&T

*2005-10-27@EC

Mergers: Commission declines Portuguese and Italian requests to consider effects of proposed Gas Natural/Endesa merger on their markets

*2005-10-27@Ofcom signs_s13.gif Newly added!

Consultation on Ofcom guidance on the definition of control of media companies - second consultation

 Broadcasting Act 1990‚É‚š‚Ż‚éfde facto controlf‚Ì’è‹`G Note: ethe statutory definition of control of media companies is different from the definition of control for mergers contained in Part 3 of the Enterprise Act 2002fi“Ż–@‚Ƃ́fmaterial influencef over a companyfs policy‚đprecursor‚Æ‚·‚é‚Æ‚±‚ë‚Ü‚ĆŠg‘ćj

*2005-10-27@Ofcom Newly added!

Pay TV channels on multiplexes B, C and D – proposal to remove efree to air onlyf requirement

*2005-10-26@EC

Taxation and Customs: Commission sets out actions to boost European competitiveness

*2005-10-26@OFT

Merger of Heinz and HP Foods referred to Competition Commission

*2005-10-25@EC   

Unlocking Europefs full potential: José Manuel Barroso presents European Commissionfs work programme for 2006

List(non-exhaustive): Review the regulatory framework for electronic communications, Launch the initiative gi2010: a European information society for growth and employmenth, Finalise the internal market for natural gas and electricity, etc

*2005-10-25@EC   

Better regulation continued: Commission wants to simplify over 1,400 legal acts

*2005-10-25@Ofcom Newly added!   

BT Undertakings: First Implementation Report

*2005-10-25@OFT   

OFT clears acquisition of Energis by Cable & Wireless

*2005-10-25@BBC signs_s13.gif   

BBC Governors unveil detailed proposals for Service Licence framework and Public Value Test and invite feedback

White Paper‚đ‘Ò‚œ‚žAæs‚”‚ÄŒö•\EMIAiMarket Impact Assessmentj‚É‚š‚Ż‚éOfcom‚̈ʒu•t‚Ż‚ɂ‚ą‚āA—§ê‚đ–ŸŠm‰»

*2005-10-25@BBC signs_s13.gif Newly added! 

BBC World Service announces "biggest transformation in 70 years"

‰‚Ìpublicly funded international television serviceŠJŽn‚ցiWorld‚Ć‚Í‚È‚­AWorld ServiceŠŠÇj

*2005-10-25@‘–±È   

ƒ†ƒjƒo[ƒTƒ‹ƒT[ƒrƒXŠî‹à§“x‚ÌĘ‚è•ûv@î•ń’ʐMR‹c‰ï‚©‚ç‚Ì“š\

*2005-10-24@EC  

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Amena by France Télécom

*2005-10-24@EC  

State aid: Commission orders repayment of €2.4 million subsidy paid to Componenta Corporation in Finland

*2005-10-24@EC  

State aid: Commission endorses public funding for broadband in Kärnten, Austria

*2005-10-24@EC  

State aid: Commission opens inquiry into funding for broadband in Appingedam (Netherlands)

Phase IIs‚«‚͏‰

*2005-10-24@Ofcom Newly added!   

Review of Telecommunications Adjudication Scheme for LLU

*2005-10-24@BBC 

BBC statement on product placement allegations

*2005-10-24@‘–±È  

ƒrƒWƒlƒXƒuƒƒO‹y‚ŃƒrƒWƒlƒX‚r‚m‚r‚ÌŠˆ—pŽ–—á•ćW

*2005-10-21@FTC 

Administrative Law Judge Orders Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Corporation to Sell Highland Park Hospital - In Initial Decision, Rules That ENHfs 2000 Acquisition of Highland Park "Substantially Lessened Competition" in the Market for Acute Care Inpatient Services

*2005-10-21@EC signs_s13.gif  

Mergers: Commission analysis of past merger remedies provides guidance for future cases

*2005-10-21@EC 

State aid: Commission requires Greece to suspend illegal tax exempt fund and opens investigation

*2005-10-21@EC 

One Year In: Continuity, Concentration and Consolidation in European Competition Policy

Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission in charge of Competition Policy

Speech at the IBAfs Ninth Annual Competition Conference, Fiesole, Italy, 21st October 2005

*2005-10-21@‘–±È 

u‚h‚o‰»‚̐i“W‚ɑΉž‚”‚œ‹Ł‘ˆƒ‹[ƒ‹‚ÌĘ‚è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鍧’k‰ïv‚ÌŠJĂ

*2005-10-21@JFTC

ƒI[ƒo[ƒ`ƒ…ƒAŠ”Žź‰ïŽĐ‹y‚ŃƒO[ƒOƒ‹EƒCƒ“ƒN‚ɑ΂·‚é“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@ˆá”œ”í‹^Ž–Œ‚̏ˆ—‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

ƒŠƒXƒeƒBƒ“ƒOL‚́uŽsê‚É‚š‚Ż‚é—L—Í‚ÈŽ–‹ÆŽÒviŠ—Ź’ÊŽæˆűŠ”sƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“i’7jj‚QŽĐ‚É‚æ‚é•sŒöł‚ÈŽæˆű•û–@iˆê”ÊŽw’è11€k”r‘ŒđŒ•tŽæˆűljˆá”œ‚Ì‹^‚ąG —ŒŽĐ‚̑ΉžicĄŒăAƒŠƒXƒeƒBƒ“ƒOL‚ÌŽsê‚ȘŠg‘ć‚ł‚ê‚邱‚Æ‚Ș—\‘z‚ł‚ê‚Ä‚ą‚é‚Æ‚±‚ëAƒI[ƒo[ƒ`ƒ…ƒA‹y‚ŃƒO[ƒOƒ‹‚ÌŒ_–ń‘’†‚Ì‹K’è‚́A‚»‚̉^—p‚ą‚©‚ń‚É‚æ‚Á‚ĐV‹KŽQ“üŽÒ“™‚Ì‘Œ‚̃ŠƒXƒeƒBƒ“ƒOL‹ÆŽÒ‚ÌŽæˆű‚Ì‹@‰ï‚đŒž­‚ł‚č‚é‚š‚»‚êj

*2005-10-20@DOJ/FTC

Press Release: The Justice Department and The Federal Trade Commission Encourage Michigan Senate Committee to Continue to Allow Consumer Choice in Real Estate Brokerage Services - Proposed Legislation Would Restrict Consumer Choice and Cause Michigan Consumers to Pay More for Real Estate Services

*2005-10-20@FCC

Remarks of Commissioner Adelstein before 3G Americas Entitled Broadband Wireless Internet – A Technology Briefing pdf

*2005-10-20@EC

Opportunities and challenges of the Ubiquitous World and some words on Internet Governance pdf

Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

2005 Summit of the Global Business Dialogue on electronic commerce, Brussels, 17 October 2005

*2005-10-20@EC

President Barroso presents five proposals to relaunch negotiations on EU Financial Perspectives for 2007-13

*2005-10-20@EC

Address to the Global Public Policy Symposium

Charlie McCREEVY, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

Global Public Policy Symposium, London, 20 October 2005

*2005-10-20@EC

State aid: Commission approves UKfs NESTA Invention and Innovation Programme supporting new innovative firms

*2005-10-20@EC

State aid: Commission invites interested parties to comment on the UK project gInvestbxh

*2005-10-20@EC

European Commission authorises Czech Republic to grant €74 million aid to its coal industry

*2005-10-20@EC

Commission probes tax exemption for German greenhouse producers

*2005-10-20@Ofcom Newly added!

Complaint about the joint selling of national radio broadcast rights to Football Association Challenge Cup ("FA Cup") matches by the Football Association to a single purchaser

*2005-10-19@FTC

FTC Clamps down on File-sharing Service Site - 100 Percent Legal Claim Alleged to Be 100 Percent False

*2005-10-19@DOJ/FTC

Press Release: Federal Interagency Task Force on Competition in Electric Energy Markets Requests Public Comments Concerning Study Mandated in Energy Policy Act

*2005-10-19@EC

Better regulation: Commission proposes major simplification for Common Agricultural Policy

*2005-10-19@Ofcom Newly added!

The regulation of commercial radio - locally, nationally and digitally

Radio - Preparing for the Future Phase 2: Implementing the Framework

*2005-10-19@OFT

OFT issues statement of objections on Visa agreement

*2005-10-18@DOJ

Press Release: Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Cal Dive International's Acquisition of Stolt Offshore - Divestiture of Assets Will Preserve Competition for Saturation Diving Services in the United States Gulf of Mexico

*2005-10-18@EC

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into AMIfs purchase of Eurotecnica

*2005-10-18@EC

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Danish energy merger

*2005-10-18@EC

Financial regulation, integration and competitiveness

Charlie McCREEVY, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin, 17 October 2005

*2005-10-18@EC

La société de l'information et les médias, les nouvelles technologies et la recherche, en relation avec la place des femmes dans les sciences et la formation des filles

Viviane Reding, Membre de la Commission européenne responsable de la Société d'Information et Média

CENL Conférence, Luxembourg, 7 octobre 2005

*2005-10-17@EC

gTowards good governance – combating corruption in public sector reformh

Speech by Mr Olli Rehn, Member of the European Commission, responsible for Enlargement

Seminar organised by gHAUSh Finnish Institute of Public Management, Sofia, 14 October 2005

*2005-10-17@EC

Damages Actions for Breaches of EU Competition Rules: Realities and Potentials

Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission in charge of Competition Policy

Opening speech at the conference eLa reparation du prejudice cause par une pratique anti-concurentielle en France et à lfétranger : bilan et perspectives f, Cour de Cassation

Paris, 17th October 2005

*2005-10-17@EC

Proposal for a revision of the Communication on the application of the State aid rules in the field of short-term export-credit insurance

*2005-10-17@EC

Reimbursement of pharmaceuticals: Commission requests Spain to ensure the transparency of its decisions

*2005-10-17@EC

Commission investigates rules on parallel imports of pesticides into UK, Italy, Poland and Hungary

*2005-10-17@EC

Internal Market: infringement proceedings against Austria, Finland, France, Italy, Greece, Portugal and Sweden

*2005-10-17@DTI

Acceptance of undertakings – the proposed acquisition by Lockheed Martin UK of Insys Group Ltd.

cf.*2005-08-17, 2005-09-23

*2005-10-17@OFT

OFT welcomes reforms of legal profession

*2005-10-14@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of control of Züblin by Strabag; refers review of regional asphalt markets to Germanyfs Federal Cartel Office

*2005-10-14@‘–±È  

“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•Ș–ì‚Ì‹Ł‘ˆó‹”‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éƒf[ƒ^‚ÌŒö•\

*2005-10-14@JFTC 

Œö‹€’Č’B‚É‚š‚Ż‚é“üŽD’k‡–hŽ~‚Ì‚œ‚ß‚ÌŽæ‘g“™‚ÌŽÀ‘Ô‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é’ȍž•ń‘ pdf

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*2005-10-13@DOJ 

Press Release: Samsung Agrees to Plead Guilty and to Pay $300 Million Criminal Fine for Role in Price Fixing Conspiracy - Korean Company Pays Second Largest Criminal Antitrust Fine in U.S. History

*2005-10-13@ECJ 

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-458/03 Parking Brixen

Press release / Full-text

*2005-10-13@EC signs_s13.gif  

European Commission launches PLAN D for Democracy, Dialogue and Debate

*2005-10-13@EC 

Commission closes case against Italy on accounting rules for professional sports clubs (gSalva-Calcioh)

cf.*2004-07-07

*2005-10-13@EC 

Free movement of capital: Commission calls on Italy to modify law on privatised companies and to apply Court ruling on investment in energy companies

*2005-10-13@EC   

Electronic Communications: Commission takes action against nine Member States to ensure competitive conditions in the market

Infringement proceedings in the field of electronic communications: What are the issues at stake?

*2005-10-13@EC

Mergers: Commission clears planned acquisition of Salomon by Amer Group, subject to conditions

*2005-10-13@Ofcom Newly added!

Ofcom announces plans for further spectrum auction

*2005-10-13@Ofcom Newly added!

Further Statement on the ITV Networking Arrangements

*2005-10-12@FCC

Assignment of FCC Licenses and Authorizations Held by Rainbow DBS to EchoStar

MO&O pdf

*2005-10-12@EC 

Music copyright: Commission recommendation on management of online rights in musical works

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on copyright clearance for online music services

*2005-10-12@EC 

Mergers: Commission clears the planned acquisition of CP Ships by TUI, subject to conditions

*2005-10-12@EC 

Combined transport: Greece taken to Court

*2005-10-12@EC 

Proposal for a Framework Decision on exchange of information under the principle of availability

*2005-10-12@OFT 

New team at OFT bids for CTSA role

*2005-10-11@Council of the European Union 

2681st COMPETITIVENESS (Internal market, Industry and Research) Council meeting (PROVISIONAL VERSION) pdf - Luxembourg, 11 October

State Aid Action Plan and Innovation, Commission Communication on Industrial policy‚ɂ‚ą‚Ätake note

*2005-10-11@EC 

Wallström tells regional TV editors that EU must ego localf to bridge knowledge gap about Europe

*2005-10-11@EC 

Charlie McCreevy, Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, welcomes the agreement reached in Council on the Capital Requirements Directive

*2005-10-11@EC 

Charlie McCreevy, Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, welcomes the agreement reached in Council on the 8th Company Law Directive on statutory audit – Company Law

*2005-10-11@OFT 

OFT refers anticipated acquisition of Exeter and Devon Airport Ltd by Macquarie Airports Ltd and Ferrovial Aeropuertos SA

*2005-10-11@BBC 

BBC launches case for new licence fee settlement

*2005-10-10@EC signs_s13.gif

Multi-Media World: the need for a "Light Touch"

Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

IIC and Chatham House 36th annual conference, London, 10 October 2005

*2005-10-07@FCC

FCC Launches New Web Site Explaining Its Broadcast Obscenity, Indecency and Profanity Rules, Complaint Procedures and Enforcement Actions

News Release / Regulation of Obscenity, Indecency and Profanity

*2005-10-07@EC

Music copyright: Commission recommendation on management of online rights in musical works

Charlie McCREEVY, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

UK Presidency Conference on Copyright and the Creative Economy

hc, and this is a relative novelty, it(the recommendation) will also be addressed to all economic operators that involved in the clearance of copyright across the European Unionh

*2005-10-07@EC

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of MCI by Verizon

*2005-10-07@OFT

Anticipated acquisition of nine former Safeway stores by J Sainsbury plc from Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc

*2005-10-07@METI

“ú‰ą‚Ì“d‹CE“dŽq•Ș–ì‚Ì•W€‰»Šˆ“ź‚É‚š‚Ż‚é‹Š—Í‹­‰»‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŠo‘’śŒ‹

CENELEC‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éà–Ÿ‚ ‚è

*2005-10-07@JFTC

Š”Žź‰ïŽĐƒNƒŒƒn‚ɑ΂·‚éR”»ŠJŽnŒˆ’è‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

*2005-10-06@EC  

State aid: Commission endorses public funding for broadband communications in Midlands and South West of England

*2005-10-06@JFTC  

“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@‰üł–@‚ÌŽ{s‚É”ș‚ąź”ő‚·‚éŒöłŽæˆűˆÏˆő‰ï‹K‘„“™‚ÌŒö•\‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

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*2005-10-05@EC  

A new industrial policy: creating the conditions for manufacturing to thrive

MEMO: A new industry policy: Making the EU a more attractive place for industry

*2005-10-05@EC  

European Commission proposes that 2008 be gEuropean Year of Intercultural Dialogueh

*2005-10-05@EC  

Competition: Commission appoints Trustee to advise on Microsoftfs compliance with 2004 Decision

*2005-10-05@EC  

Competition: Commission imposes a €49.5 million fine on Peugeot for obstructing new car exports from the Netherlands

*2005-10-05@DCMS  

Shining A Spotlight On The Creative Economy

Tessa Jowell keynote speech to the Creative Economy conference, London

Creative Economy Conference (held in London between 5-7 October as part of the UK's EU Presidency)

*2005-10-05@OFT  

Completed acquisition by Hilton Group plc through Ladbroke Racing (Reading) Limited of Jack Brown (Bookmaker) Limited

cf.*2005-09-27@

*2005-10-05@‘–±È  

”Ô‘g–â‘è‚ւ̑Ήž - u‚ß‚Ž‚Ü‚”’ȍž‘àv–â‘è

*2005-10-05@‘–±È signs_s13.gif@ 

uMedia Soft WebƒTƒCƒgv‚ÌŠJĘ

*2005-10-05@‘–±È  

ƒCƒ“ƒ^[ƒlƒbƒgă‚ÌŽ©ŽE—\Ž–ˆÄ‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä“KŰ‚©‚v‘Ź‚ȑΉž‚𑣐i‚·‚éŽæ‘g

*2005-10-04@DOJ 

Department of Justice amends antitrust lawsuit against National Association of Realtors - NAR's Modified Policy Continues to Obstruct Internet-Based Competition

*2005-10-04@EC signs_s13.gif  

Plan D – EU Constitution

Opening remarks by Margot Wallström, Vice-President for Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy

Constitutional Affairs Committee, Brussels, 3 October 2005

Working document pdf - Committee on Constitutional Affairs (European Parliament)

*2005-10-04@EC 

Commission steps up personal data safeguards – to strengthen police and judicial co-operation in the fight against terrorism and organised crime

*2005-10-04@EU 

The European Union opens accession negotiations with Croatia

*2005-10-04@‘–±È  

u“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•Ș–ì‚Ì‹Ł‘ˆó‹”‚Ì•]‰ż‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŠî–{•ûjiˆÄjv‹y‚сu“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•Ș–ì‚Ì‹Ł‘ˆó‹”‚Ì•]‰ż‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é•œŹ‚P‚V”N“xŽÀŽ{Ś–ځiˆÄjv‚ɑ΂·‚éˆÓŒ©•ćW

*2005-10-03@EU 

Turkeyfs accession to the European Union and Croatiafs co-operation with the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague

*2005-10-03@EC 

Declaration of the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso on the opening of accession negotiations with Turkey

Relations with Turkey

*2005-10-03@ntl 

ntl and Telewest combine to create a triple play leader pdf

*2005-10-03@BBC

BBC Governors launch first public consultation – Radio Archive

 

September

 

*2005-09-30@FTC 

FTC Consent Order Remedies Likely Anticompetitive Effects of Procter & Gamblefs Acquisition of Gillette

cf.*2005-07-15@EC

*2005-09-30@FCC 

FCC Adopts Annual Report on State of Competition in the Wireless Industry

News Release / Report

there is still effective competition in the CMRS(commercial mobile radio services) marketplace

*2005-09-30@EC 

Commission unveils plans for European digital libraries

European digital libraries : Frequently Asked Questions

The role of libraries in the information society

Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

CENL Conference, Luxembourg, 29 September 2005

FAQ‚ɂ́AfIs the Commission initiative a reaction to Googlefs digital library project?f‚Æ‚à; flagship initiative of i2010

cf.*2005-06-01 i2010

*2005-09-30@EC 

Competition: new rules for car distribution bring dealers greater freedom to compete across the EU

block exemption–ł‚«‚ ‚Æ‚Ì•ûji81đ3€‚É‚æ‚éŒÂ•Ê”»’f‚ֈڍsj‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-09-30@EC 

FSC: WTO condemns US subsidies to exporters; recipients of illegal support include Boeing

*2005-09-30@OFT    

OFT refers anticipated acquisitions of the Greater Western rail franchise

*2005-09-30@OFT    

Completed acquisition by Vue Entertainment Holdings (UK) Limited of A3 Cinema Limited (including its subsidiary, Ster Century (UK) Limited)

*2005-09-30@‘–±È    

“d”g–@‹y‚Ń•ú‘—–@‚̈ꕔ‚đ‰üł‚·‚é–@—„

*2005-09-30@METI/“Á‹–’Ą    

“Á‹–“™‚̃Cƒ“ƒ^[ƒlƒbƒgoŠè‚ÌŽó•tŠJŽn‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-09-30@‘–±È    

1.7GHz‘Ń–”‚Í2GHz‘Ń‚ÌŽü”g”‚đŽg—p‚·‚é“Á’èŠî’n‹Ç‚ÌŠJĘ‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŽwj‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­ŠJĘŒv‰æ‚Ì”F’è‚̐\ż‚ÌŽó•tŒ‹‰Ê

*2005-09-29@AMC   

Commission will hold hearings on the State Action Doctrine and Exclusionary Conduct on September 29, 2005

*2005-09-29@EC

Commission proposes advancing the single market for radio spectrum use

*2005-09-29@EC

German termination market for fixed calls found not to be competitive – Article 7 procedure

*2005-09-29@DTI    

Minister agrees variation to BAE Systems undertaking

*2005-09-29@OFT    

Genzyme ordered to end abuse of dominant position

*2005-09-29@JFTC  

“ú–{“č˜HŒö’c‚Ș”­’‚·‚é|‹Žă•”HHŽ–‚Ì“üŽDŽQ‰Á‹ÆŽÒ‚ç‚ɑ΂·‚銩“™‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

*2005-09-28@EC signs_s13.gif     

Warning by Mrs Kroes: Market players should assess their business practices / Concluding report on 3G Sector Inquiry published

competition concerns targeted with priority: cross-platform bundling, overly restrictive conditions, joint selling, exclusive access istakeholders‚̈ӌ©‚à“ŻŽž‚ɃAƒbƒvj

cf.*2004-01-30, 2005-05-30

*2005-09-28@DTI    

DTI seeks views on removing outdated competition law

*2005-09-27@DOJ/FTC   

Press Release: Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission Announce Expedited Antitrust Procedure and Guidance for Post-Hurricane Relief Efforts - Agencies Will Respond to Proposed Business Plans Within Five Days

Related materials:

Antitrust Guidance - Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Expedited Procedure for Hurricane Business Reviews

*2005-09-27@EC signs_s13.gif    

Better regulation: Commission intends to withdraw one third of screened proposals

MEMO

including review under revised Impact Assessment Guidelines adopted in June (*2005-06-15); Lisbon Strategy, Better Regulation criteria‚ɏ]‚Á‚Ä–@iˆÄj‚𐟗

Related presentation:

Presentation of the List of Legislative Proposals to be Withdrawn

Günter Verheugen, Vice President of the European Commission, responsible for Enterprise and Industry

European Parliament, Strasbourg, 27 September 2005

*2005-09-27@EC    

State aid: application of Bolzano scheme deemed illegal, but new implementing criteria approved

*2005-09-27@EC   

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of joint control of CPI by Electra and CVC

*2005-09-27@EC   

Climate change: Commission proposes strategy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from air travel

*2005-09-27@OFT   

OFT considers undertakings instead of reference to the Competition Commission in Ladbroke case

*2005-09-27@‘–±È   

FMC(Fixed-Mobile Convergence)–‚É‚š‚Ż‚é“d‹C’ʐM”ԍ†‚ÌĘ‚è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éˆÓŒ©‚Ì•ćW

*2005-09-27@JFTC 

•œŹ‚P‚U”N“xŒöłŽæˆűˆÏˆő‰ï”NŽŸ•ń‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

*2005-09-26@EC  

President Barroso calls on the European Parliament to work closely with the European Commission to stimulate Europe-wide national debates on the future of Europe

*2005-09-26@EC  

Financial markets: first meeting of the re-established Inter-institutional Monitoring Group for financial services

*2005-09-26@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Lynx by UPS

*2005-09-26@EC

Europa, die Medien und die europäische Medienpolitik

Viviane Reding, Mitglied der Europäischen Kommission, zuständig für Informationsgesellschaft und Medien

Rede auf dem Zeitungskongress des Bundesverbandes der Deutschen Zeitungsverleger

Berlin, den 26. September 2005

*2005-09-23@FTC 

Commission Upholds ALJ Ruling Against Telebrands Corp. - Respondents Charged in 2003 With Deceptively Advertising "Ab Force" Belt

*2005-09-23@FCC 

FCC Adopts Policy Statement on Broadband Internet Access

Policy Statement pdf

*2005-09-23@FCC 

FCC Eliminates Mandated Sharing Requirement on Incumbents' Wireline Broadband Internet Access Services

Order pdf

cf.*2005-08-05

*2005-09-23@EC 

Preliminary Thoughts on Policy Review of Article 82

Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission in charge of Competition Policy

Speech at the Fordham Corporate Law Institute, New York, 23rd September 2005

*2005-09-23@EC 

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth inquiry into Omyafs purchase of J.M. Huberfs on-site paper mineral business

*2005-09-23@DTI 

Proposed acquisition by Lockheed Martin UK of Insys Group

cf.*2005-08-17

*2005-09-23@OFT 

OFT refers cinema merger to the Competition Commission

*2005-09-22@FCC 

FCC Grants Verizon Waiver to Exercise Pricing Flexibility for Certain Advanced Services

News Release pdf

*2005-09-22@EC signs_s13.gif@

Better regulation for Europefs media industry: the Commissionfs approach

Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for Information Society and Media

Audiovisual Conference – Between Culture and Commerce, Liverpool, 22 September 2005

Rules applicable to audio-visual content services - fdo we believe it is appropriate to see audio-visual content services covered in future by a directive that can span the bridge between commerce and culture?f; Media Pluralism - eAmsterdam protocolf / emarket and competition rulesf etc.; Commercial Communications – in favour of basic tier to all audiovisual commercial communications

cf.*2005-09-20 DCMS

*2005-09-22@EC 

Enhancing Actions for Damages for Breach of Competition Rules in Europe

Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission in charge of Competition Policy

Dinner Speech at the Harvard Club, New York, 22nd September 2005

”N––‚Ü‚Ć‚Éo‚ł‚ê‚é—\’è‚ÌGreen Paper‚ÉŠÖ‚”‚Ä

*2005-09-22@EC 

DG Competition paper concerning issues of competition in waste management systems pdf

*2005-09-22@Ofcom signs_s13.gif Newly added!  

Ofcom accepts undertakings from Board of BT Group plc on operational separation

BT access services business – Openreach – formally established today

Enterprise Act 2002, Section 154‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­‘[’uiCommunications Act 2003, Section 370‚É‚æ‚Á‚ÄOfcom‚ÍEA 2002, Part 4‚đ‹€ŠÇ‚”ASection 131‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­CC‚Ɉڑ—‰Â”\‚ÈMarket InvestigationŒ ŒÀ‚đ“ŸA‰đÁ‘[’u‚Æ‚”‚ÄBT’ńˆÄ‚đŽó‘űj

cf.*2005-06-30, 2005-06-23

*2005-09-22@‘–±È 

uZ–ŻŠî–{‘ä’ ‚̉{——§“x“™‚Ì‚ ‚è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錟“ą‰ï•ń‘i‘fˆÄjv‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éˆÓŒ©‚Ì•ćW

*2005-09-22@CPRC

“üŽD’k‡‚ÌŒoÏ•ȘÍ pdf

—vŽ| / ƒoƒbƒNƒf[ƒ^@

*2005-09-21@FTC 

FTC Provides Senate Testimony on Initiatives To Protect Competition in the U.S. Petroleum Industry

*2005-09-21@EC signs_s13.gif

State aid: Commission launches public consultation on measures to improve state aid for innovation

Consultation document on state aid for innovation – frequently asked questions

cf. State Aid Action Plan site 

SAAP‚É‘„‚èA(a) a well-defined market failure has to exist (b) the aid instrument has to target the identified market failure (c) distortions of competition and the effect on

trade should be limited to ensure that the aid measure is not, on balance, against the general interest‚ÌŠÏ“_‚©‚猟“ą‚đ‰Á‚Š‚œ‚à‚́i‰j

*2005-09-21@EC 

Commission adopts report on the United Kingdomfs budgetary situation

*2005-09-21@CFI 

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-87/05 EDP v Commission

Press release / Public text

fA monopoly represents the ultimate dominant position, which, logically, cannot be strengthened. In those circumstances, there was no effective competition which could be impeded by the concentration.f(gas markets); i”»Œˆ‚Íelectricity markets‚É’…–Ú‚”‚Ä‹p‰șj

*2005-09-21@EC

Mergers: Commission welcomes CFI ruling in EDP/ENI/GDP case

cf.*2005-07-08: gThe Commission will also take account of todayfs ruling in its current in-depth inquiry into the E.ON bid for MOL.h

Ž©—R‰»‚Æ‹Ł‘ˆ–@‚ÆNational Champion‚Æ

*2005-09-21@EC @

Improving oversight of telecoms operatorsf accounts: Commission recommends EU-wide rules

‰ïŒv•Ș—Łƒ‹[ƒ‹‹y‚Ń”ï—pŒvăƒVƒXƒeƒ€‚ɂ‚ą‚āAŠî€‚đ’ńŽŠ

*2005-09-21@EC 

Commission presents comprehensive Counter-terrorism package

MEMO: Commission Activities in the Fight against Terrorism

*2005-09-20@EC

What challenges for the publishing industry in the digital age? Commission opens public consultation

The Commissionfs Approach to the Publishing Industry: Frequently Asked Questions

o”Ć‹ÆŠE‚̃XƒiƒbƒvƒVƒ‡ƒbƒgiŠeH’öƒRƒXƒg”ä—Š“™j‹y‚эĄŒă‚Ìconvergence‚đ‘O’ń‚É‚”‚œmedia policy‚Æ‚ÌŠÖŒW‚ɂ‚ą‚Ẵ|ƒWƒVƒ‡ƒ“’ńŽŠiIA‚É‚àŒŸ‹yj

*2005-09-20@Ofcom

A Survey of TV Programme Production in the UK pdf

*2005-09-20-22@Liverpool Conference signs_s13.gif

EU: Audiovisual Conference: Between Culture and Commerce

cf. Introductory remarks at the Liverpool Conference on the review of the EU Television Without Frontiers ("TWF") Directive, 21 September 2005

*2005-09-20@“ú–{•ú‘—‹Š‰ï

uV¶ƒvƒ‰ƒ“v‚Ì”­•\‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-09-20@‘–±È

“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ–@‘æ‚R‚Sđ‘æ‚P€‚Ì‹K’è‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­‘æ“ńŽíŽw’è“d‹C’ʐMĘ”ő‚ÌŽw’è‚Ì‚œ‚߂̉üłŽŠˆÄ‚ÌŒö•\

•œ‹ÏƒVƒFƒA25“’Ž‚É‚æ‚èA‚ą‚í‚ä‚éƒhƒ~ƒiƒ“ƒgŽw’è

*2005-09-19@EC

To Lisbon and beyond: Market access and external aspects of competitiveness

Opening address – Market Access Symposium, Brussels, 19 September 2005

Speech by José Manuel BARROSO, President of the European Commission

*2005-09-16@FCC

Presentation of Kenneth Moran, Director, Office of Homeland Security, Enforcement Bureau, Agenda Meeting of the FCC, Atlanta, Georgia, September 15, 2005

*2005-09-15@US Committee on Energy and Commerce Newly added!@

Committee Releases Draft Broadband Legislation

*2005-09-15@ECJ

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-258/04 Ioannidis

Press release / Public text

*2005-09-15@EC

European Competition Policy – Delivering Better Markets and Better Choices

Speech by Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission

European Consumer and Competition Day, London, 15 September 2005

*2005-09-15@EC

The review of the regulatory framework for e-Communications

Speech by Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

1st Meeting of the Centre for European Policy Studies Taskforce on Electronic Communications, Brussels, 15 September 2005

*2005-09-15@EC

Voice over broadband in France: no regulation on internet telephony required – Article 7 procedure

*2005-09-15@OFT

European competition and consumer day conference pdf

Opening remarks to the European competition and consumer day conference, London

By Sir John Vickers, Chairman, Office of Fair Trading

*2005-09-15@DCMS

Tessa Jowell Confirms Digital Switchover Timetable And Support For The Most Vulnerable

keynote address to the Royal Television Society

*2005-09-15@BBC

Press Release: BBC statement in response to Tessa Jowell's speech at the Royal Television Society Convention in Cambridge

*2005-09-14@FCC

FCC Releases "Trends in the International Telecommunications Industry" Report

News Release / Report

*2005-09-14@EC

Delivering Lisbon – the Role of Competition Policy

Speech by Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission

European Liberal Democrat City Forum, London, 14 September 2005

*2005-09-14@EC

From eCall to the Intelligent Car: How the EUfs ICT policy can contribute to the competitiveness of Europefs automobile industry

Speech by Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

The 61st International Motor Show (IAA), Frankfurt, 14 September 2005

*2005-09-14@EC

Commission finds that Greece has granted illegal State aid to Olympic Airways and Olympic Airlines

cf.*2004-03-16

*2005-09-14@‘–±È

‚a‚rƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹•ú‘—‚ÉŒW‚éˆÏ‘ő•ú‘—‹Æ–±‚Ì”F’è\ż‚ÌŽó•tŒ‹‰Ê

*2005-09-14@‘–±È

•œŹ‚P‚U”N“x‚̈ê”Ê•ú‘—Ž–‹ÆŽÒ‹y‚Ń—LüƒeƒŒƒrƒWƒ‡ƒ“•ú‘—Ž–‹ÆŽÒ‚ÌŽûŽxó‹”

*2005-09-13@ECJ signs_s13.gif

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-176/03 Commission v Council

Public Text / Press Release

Commission:

Court of Justice strengthens democracy and efficiency in European Community lawmaking / ‰đà

hthird pillarhŽü•Ó‚ÌCommunityŠÇŠ|gŠÂ‹«h‚đ‚ß‚ź‚Á‚Ä

*2005-09-13@Ofcom Newly added!

Dispute between SDN Limited and Channel Five Broadcasting in relation to the charges payable to SDN for the use of guaranteed capacity on Multiplex A

fThe BA 1996 therefore assumed that the regulator would have the task of determining the price if the parties were unable to agree, and provided for the Secretary of State to require that it be included as a condition in SDNfs multiplex licence.f

*2005-09-13@OFT

OFT to study drug pricing scheme

*2005-09-12@OFT

Completed acquisition of Enfield Energy Centre Limited by E.ON UK Plc

*2005-09-09@FCC  

FCC Report to Congress on Retransmission Consent and Exclusivity Rules Pursuant to Section 208 of SHVERA

Report To Congress pdf

Ä‘—M‚ÉŠÖ‚”‚Ä’nă•ú‘—‹Ç‚É•t—^‚ł‚ê‚œ—lX‚ÈŒ —˜EđŒ‚Ș‚à‚œ‚ç‚·Žsê‚ւ̉e‹ż‚̃Œƒrƒ…[iSHVERAiˆê’èđŒ‰șiflocal-into-localf carriage, ecarry one, carry allf requirementj‚Ć‚Ì‰qŻ•ú‘—Ž–‹ÆŽÒ‚̍đ—MŒ ‚Ì‘nĘj‚É‚æ‚é‰qŻ‚ÉŠÖ˜A‚”‚œ‚à‚Ì‚Ÿ‚Ż‚Ć‚Í‚È‚­AƒP[ƒuƒ‹k1976”N‰üł‚ĆÄ‘—MŒ Šm—§A1992”Nƒ}ƒXƒgƒLƒƒƒŠ[”s‘i‚É”ș‚ą—§–@E“ŻˆÓŒ ‚đ‘nĘi‚œ‚Ÿ‚”•âž‹à‚͐Z“§‚č‚žAtying“™‚É—˜—pjlAƒRƒs[ƒ‰ƒCƒgˆê”ʁiƒXƒ|[ƒc“™‚Ć‚Ì”r‘ŒŒ ‚̍sŽgj‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä‚à‹Lqj

*2005-09-09@EC   

Commission launches further support for independent broadcasting in Belarus

*2005-09-09@EBU   

Revision of Television Without Frontiers Directive: EBU submits Position Paper for Liverpool Audiovisual Conference

Position Paper pdf

cf.*2005-07-12

*2005-09-09@Ofcom  

Viewer attitudes to television coverage of the 2005 General Election

*2005-09-09@OFT signs_s13.gif 

OFT is consulting on a revised version of the guidance about the making of references under Part 4 of the Enterprise Act

*2005-09-08@DOJ  

Press Release: Justice Department Sues National Association of Realtors for Limiting Competition Among Real Estate Brokers - NAR Policy Obstructs Internet-based Real Estate Brokers from Offering Better Services and Lower Costs to Consumers

U.S. v. National Association of Realtors: Complaint

*2005-09-08@ECJ Newly added!

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-544 and C-545/03 Mobistar

Full text

ƒ‚ƒoƒCƒ‹“`‘—ƒCƒ“ƒtƒ‰“™‚Ö‚Ì‰ÛĆ‚É‚Â‚ą‚āA49 đ“K”Û‚Ì”»’fk–ł·•Ê‚Ć‚ ‚èˆá”œ–ł‚”l‹y‚Ń86đ3€‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚«ƒeƒŒƒRƒ€ƒT[ƒrƒX‚Ì‹Ł‘ˆđŒ‚đ’è‚ß‚œŽw—߁i90/388j“K”Û‚Ì”»’fk”r‘Œ“I‚Ü‚œ‚Í“Á•Ê‚ÈŒ —˜‚đ•t—^‚ł‚ê‚œŽ–‹ÆŽÒ‚Ö‚Ì‚à‚Ì‚Ć‚Í‚È‚ą“™‚ÌđŒ‰ș‚Ćˆá”œ‚È‚”l

*2005-09-08@EC  

Mergers: Commission clears BenQfs acquisition of Siemens mobile device business

*2005-09-08@EC  

Mergers: Commission clears the acquisition of Dutch and Belgian parts of Versatel by Tele2

*2005-09-08@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of joint control by Gaz de France and Centrica of SPE, ALG Negoce SA and Luminus

*2005-09-08@EC

State aid: Commission opens probe into restructuring aid for Ernault in France

*2005-09-07@FTC 

FTC Testifies on Initiatives to Protect Competitive Markets in the U.S. Petroleum Industry - Commission is Committed to Shielding Consumers from Illegal Mergers or Conduct

*2005-09-07@FCC 

Written Statement of Kenneth P. Moran Director, Office Of Homeland Security, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission on Hurricane Katrina, Before the Committee on Energy & Commerce, United States House of Representatives by Testimony pdf

*2005-09-07@EC 

Software and services: powering the European digital economy

Speech by Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

Official launch of the Technology Platform NESSI (Networked European Software and Services Initiative), Brussels, 7 September 2005

*2005-09-07@EC 

State aid: Commission opposes Italian tax breaks for certain investment vehicles

*2005-09-07@EC 

State aid: Commission opens inquiry into tax reductions in Sicily

*2005-09-07@Ofcom 

Ofcom launches consultation on BT's fully unbundled rental charge for local loops

*2005-09-07@OFT 

Anticipated acquisition by National Express Group plc of the Thameslink/Great Northern passenger rail franchise

*2005-09-07@BBC

Press Release: BBC welcomes ITV's digital satellite move

*2005-09-06@EC

Commission Communication 'Professional Services - Scope for more reform' - follow-up report to the 2004 Report on Competition in Professional Services

*2005-09-06@EC

i2010 : a new start for Lisbon and for European Information Society and Media policies

Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

The i2010 Conference, London, 6 September 2005

*2005-09-06@EC

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Ruhrgas Industries by CVC Capital Partners S.a.r.l.

*2005-09-06@EC

State aid: Commission endorses €1.2 billion capital increases for German Landesbanken HSH Nordbank and Bayern LB and transfer of public fund as silent participation in Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen

*2005-09-06@EC

European Commission encourages the development of regional airports and mobility in Europe

cf.*2004-02-08

*2005-09-06@EC

M.3907 - BERTELSMANN / CHANNEL 5 (Non Confidentional document published)

*2005-09-06@CC        

Salt merger would reduce competition pdf

*2005-09-06@OFT   

Mastercard agreement anti-competitive, rules OFT

*2005-09-05@EC       

Competition: Commission urges Member States to step up efforts to open professional services to competition

Competition in professional services – frequently asked questions

cf.*2004-02-09

*2005-09-05@DTI       

How DTI is helping make poverty history

*2005-09-04@BBC        

Press Release: BBC to trial guidance labeling – iMP

*2005-09-03@EC      

Competition must drive European competitiveness in a global economy

Speech by Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission, Villa dfEste Forum, Cernobbia, Italy, 3 September 2005

ĆŒă‚ÉEuropean social model‚ÉŒŸ‹y

*2005-09-02@FTC      

Announced Action: Ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

*2005-09-02@DOJ      

Press Release: Justice Department Requires Two Digital Jukebox Companies to End Illegal Agreement - British Jukebox Manufacturer Now Able to Enter U.S. Market

*2005-09-02@CC      

Somerfield must sell 12 stores pdf

*2005-09-01@EC     

Financing Development: Commission report shows options for airline ticket contribution

*2005-09-01@OFT     

Completed acquisition of Teddington Studios Limited by Pinewood Shepperton plc

 

August

 

*2005-08-31@FCC   

Hurricane Katrina:

Media Bureau Announces Procedures to Promote the Resumption of Radio and Television Broadcast Service to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Katrina

Media Bureau Announces Communications Restoration Processes for MVPDs and CARS in Response to Hurricane Katrina

FCC Media Bureau Provides Relief for MVPDs and Broadcast Stations Affected by Hurricane Katrina

*2005-08-31@FCC   

FCC Initiates a New Proceeding to Reexamine Roaming Obligations of Commercial Mobile Radio Service Providers

News Release / MO&O and NPRM

*2005-08-31@EC   

gThe Media and Globalisationh

Speech by Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

European Forum Alpbach, 31 August 2005

*2005-08-31@Ofcom   

Changes to BTfs regulatory financial reporting framework

*2005-08-31@DCMS

London Olympics Bill - Restrictions on the use of Olympic words

*2005-08-30@Finnish Mobile TV Newly added!  

Consumers also want to watch TV programs on their mobile

*2005-08-30@Ofcom   

gContent regulation in the multiplatform multichannel digital ageh

Speech by Richard Hooper, Deputy Chairman of Ofcom and Chairman of the Content Board

TWF review‚đˆű‚«‡‚ą‚ɏo‚”‚‚ARegulation on Audiovisual content on the Internet‚ɂ‚ą‚Ă̍l‚Š•û

*2005-08-30@OFT  

Anticipated acquisition by SBC Communications Inc of AT&T Corporation

GTS(Global Telecommunications Services): •Às‚”‚臕肷‚éVerizon/MCI‚Æ‚Ìtacit collusioniftandemf‚ƌď́j‚̉”\«“™ / Internet Connectivity: global de-peering‚̉”\«iCremer, Rey and Tirole‚©‚ç”­‘zjAGTS‚Æ“Ż‚¶‚­Verizon/MCI‚Æ‚Ìjoint dominance‚̉”\«“™

*2005-08-30@‘–±È  

‘æ‚S‚S‰ńO‹c‰@‹cˆő‘‘I‹“‚ÉŒW‚é“–‘IŠmŽÀ‚Ì•ú‘—“™‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é•ú‘—Ž–‹ÆŽÒ“™‚Ö‚Ì—vż

*2005-08-29@EC

Towards a modern framework for audiovisual content - Written Contributions to the Public Consultation for the review of the « Television without Frontiers » Directive

*2005-08-26@FTC 

Letter From the Federal Trade Commission Office of Policy Planning, Bureau of Economics, and Bureau of Competition Commenting on the Proposed California Franchise Act, Which Would Govern Contractual Relationships Between Beer Manufacturers and Beer Wholesalers, to The Honorable Wesley Chesbro, California State Senate (V050018)

Text of the Staff Comment

*2005-08-26@FCC 

Enforcement Bureau Provides Further Guidance to Interconnected Voice Over Internet Protocol Service Providers Concerning Enforcement of Subscriber Acknowledgement Requirement

Public Notice pdf

*2005-08-26@EC

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of StorageTek by Sun Microsystems

*2005-08-25@EC

Mergers: Commission approves takeover of Guidant Corporation by Johnson & Johnson, subject to conditions

*2005-08-25@CC

CC Stakeholder Survey Final Report pdf

*2005-08-25@OFT

Anticipated acquisition by United Business Media Plc of the hospitality division of Mondiale Publishing

*2005-08-25@‘–±È

ƒCƒ“ƒ^[ƒlƒbƒgă‚ÌŽ©ŽE—\Ž–ˆÄ‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä“KŰ‚©‚v‘Ź‚ȑΉž‚𑣐i‚·‚éŽæ‘g

*2005-08-25@BBC

BBC appoints first non-executive Chairman of BBC Commercial Holdings Board

cf.*2005-01-13 Media Guardian

*2005-08-24@EC

Revision of the Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection - questionnaire for public consultation pdf - review under the State Aid Action Plan

*2005-08-24@EC

Commission to support independent broadcasting in Belarus

*2005-08-24@OFT

Completed acquisition by ITV plc of SDN Limited

Žć‚ɐ‚’Œ“‡‚É‚æ‚éforeclosure‚Ș˜_“_

*2005-08-24@‘–±È

Š”Žź‰ïŽĐ‚r‚s‚uƒ‰ƒWƒI‚Ì’†”g•ú‘—‹Ç‚Ì–Æ‹–łŒp

*2005-08-23@FTC

Commission approval of comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

*2005-08-23@FCC

FCC Implements Satellite Carriage of HDTV and Multicast Programming in Alaska and Hawaii

News Release / Order

*2005-08-23@DTI Newly added!

Consultation launched on possible changes to Part 9 of the Enterprise Act

Proposals on possible changes to Part 9 of the Enterprise Act 2002, which governs the release of information by public authorities

*2005-08-23@CC

CC finds competition weak in domestic bulk liquefied petroleum gas pdf

*2005-08-19@DOJ

Comments: Public Comments of the Department of Justice - Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane pdf

*2005-08-19@FTC

Staff advisory opinion concerning the Non-Profit Institutions Act et.al.

*2005-08-19@EC

Mergers: Commission clears Rheinmetallfs acquisition of 50% shareholding in AIM in the infrared components industry

*2005-08-19@OFT

Complaint from NTM Sales and Marketing Ltd against Portec Rail Products (UK) Ltd

*2005-08-18@Ofcom Newly added!

Ofcomfs approach to risk in the assessment of the cost of capital - Final Statement

WACC; CAPM, Beta‚ÌŽZo

*2005-08-17@DOJ

Press Release: South Dakota Real Estate Commission Permits Real Estate Brokers to Offer Rebates and Inducements - Rescission of Rulings Will Benefit Consumers of Real Estate Services

*2005-08-17@EC

Competition: Commission consults on BUMA and SABAMfs commitments for the licensing of online music

*2005-08-17@EC 

Sector Inquiries - Business Insurance

*2005-08-17@DTI

Gerry Sutcliffe issues special intervention notice over Lockheed Martinfs proposed acquisition of Insys - Section 59(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002

*2005-08-12@FCC

FCC Issues Inquiry For Annual Report To Congress On Video Competition

News Release / NOI

*2005-08-12@EC

Sector Inquiries - Retail banking

*2005-08-12@EC

Mergers: Commission approves the acquisition of Edison by EDF and AEM

*2005-08-10@Ofcom

ITV complaint about Sky's proposed charge for ITV1 regionalisation

*2005-08-10@‘–±È

‚a‚rƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹•ú‘—‚ÉŒW‚éˆÏ‘ő•ú‘—‹Æ–±‚Ì”F’è•ûj‚̍ô’è‹y‚Ń”F’è\ż‚ÌŽó•t

cf.*2005-05-11

*2005-08-09@EC

Mergers: Commission clears the creation of United Launch Alliance, a space launch services joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing

*2005-08-09@EC

Mergers: Commission refers Macquarie and Ferrovial acquisition of Exeter Airport to the UK competition authority

cf.*2005-07-22@OFT

*2005-08-09@‘–±È

uƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹‰»‚̐i“W‚Æ•ú‘—­ô‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é’ȍžŒ€‹†‰ïv’†ŠÔ‚Æ‚è‚Ü‚Æ‚ß‚ÌŒö•\

*2005-08-09@‘–±È

“d‹C’ʐMƒT[ƒrƒX‚ÉŒW‚é“àŠO‰żŠi·’ȍž

*2005-08-08@FCC

Chairman Martin Statement on Payola pdf

Sony BMG Music Entertainment‚̃P[ƒXiNY Attorney General‚ƍ‡ˆÓ‚”‚Ä‚ą‚œ‚à‚́„2005-07-27 my blogj

*2005-08-08@Ofcom

Ofcom publishes its statutory assessments in respect of the takeover of Scottish Radio Holdings by Emap

*2005-08-05@FCC signs_s13.gif 

FCC Eliminates Mandated Sharing Requirement on Incumbents' Wireline Broadband Internet Access Services pdf

ƒeƒŒƒRƒ€Šé‹Æ‚Ö‚Ìsharing requirements‰đœAƒP[ƒuƒ‹ƒeƒŒƒr‰ïŽĐ‚Ƃ̃CƒR[ƒ‹ƒtƒbƒeƒBƒ“ƒO‚đŠm•Û

*2005-08-05@FCC

FCC Adopts Policy Statement on Broadband Internet Access pdf

*2005-08-05@FCC

FCC Modifies Advanced Wireless Services Rules to Provide Greater Flexibility and Access to Spectrum for Small and Rural Providers pdf

*2005-08-05@EC

State aid: Commission opens probe into restructuring aid for Kliq in The Netherlands

*2005-08-05@EC

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Pinnacle by Avid

*2005-08-05@DCMS

An independent website has been launched offering assistance to anyone affected by the London bombings of 7 July

*2005-08-05@OFT

No competition concerns on Manchester United deal

Full text

*2005-08-05@METI

uŠé‹Æ‰ïŒvŒ€‹†‰ï’†ŠÔ•ń‘iˆÄjv‚ɑ΂·‚éˆÓŒ©•ćW‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-08-03@DOJ

Press Release: Statement of the Department of Justice Antitrust Division on the Closing of the Investigation of Sprint Corporation's Acquisition of Nextel Communications Inc. - Investigation Focused on Whether Merger of Two Mobile Wireless Carriers Would Lessen Competition

*2005-08-03@FCC

FCC Consents To Sprint Corporation Acquisition of Nextel Communications Licenses and Authorizations pdf

*2005-08-03@EC

Competition: Commission helps to secure improved competitive conditions for line sharing in Germany

*2005-08-03@EC

Internal Market: Commission acts to ensure 13 Member States implement EU laws – postal service, conditional access, etc

*2005-08-03@‘–±È

•œŹ‚P‚U”N“x‚ÉŒW‚é“ú–{—X­ŒöŽĐ‚Ì‹ÆŃ•]‰ż

*2005-08-02@EC

Fight against terrorism : €15 million for new security research

*2005-08-02@EC

Competition: Commission publishes report on EU securities trading, clearing and settlement arrangements

 

July

 

EU Presidency 2005: The British EU Presidency

 

*2005-07@DTI Newly added!

US Competition Policy: UK Amici Curiae Briefs in US Anti-trust Case Empagran V Hoffman La-Roche

·‚”–ß‚”‚ÉŠÖ‚”‚Ä‚à‹p‰ș‚É”ș‚ąAŠÖ˜Aî•ń‚Æ‚”‚ÄŒfÚ

*2005-07-29@EC

Note on the report by the Economic Advisory Group for Competition Policy (EAGCP)

An economic approach to Article 82

]—ˆŒ^‚̔ᔻiform-based approach‚đ”á”»‚”Aeffects-based approach‚đŽxŽj

*2005-07-29@EC

Mergers: Commission clears the planned acquisition of Royal P&O Nedlloyd by AP Møller, subject to conditions

*2005-07-29@EC

Mergers: Commission has approved the acquisition of Nokiafs Professional Mobile Radio business by European Aeronautic Defence and Space company

*2005-07-29@CC

CC considers LSE mergers would harm competition pdf

cf.*2005-03-29

*2005-07-29@‘–±È

’năƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹•ú‘—‚Ì—˜Šˆ—p‚ÌĘ‚è•û‚Æ•‹y‚ÉŒü‚Ż‚čs­‚̉ʂœ‚·‚Ś‚«–đŠ„@î•ń’ʐMR‹c‰ï‚©‚ç‘æ‚QŽŸ’†ŠÔ“š\

*2005-07-29@‘–±È

uƒƒfƒBƒAEƒ\ƒtƒg‚̐§ì‹y‚Ń—Ź’Ê‚ÌŽÀ‘ԁv’ȍžŒ‹‰Ê

*2005-07-28@EC signs_s13.gif 

Market Definitions in the Media Sector: Comparative Legal Analysis (Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia), July 2005

*2005-07-28@Ofcom

Ofcom publishes proposals on spectrum auctions

*2005-07-28@OFT

OFT to look at supply of public sector information

*2005-07-28@The Work Foundation (commissioned by BBC) signs_s13.gif 

Less not more? Broadcasting creativity at risk says independent report

hforganised diversityf as a crucial driver of creativityh

*2005-07-28@‘–±È

uƒCƒ“ƒ^[ƒlƒbƒgă‚̈á–@E—LŠQî•ń‚ւ̑Ήž‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錀‹†‰ïv‚ÌŠJĂ

*2005-07-27@FTC

Preserving Competition for Casino Services in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, FTC Clears Penn Nationalfs Purchase of Argosy Gaming

*2005-07-27@EC

Commission authorises for one year gbroadbandh regulation in France as step towards more competition - gLetter with Commentsh under Article 7 of the EU Framework Directive on Electronic Communications

*2005-07-27@EC

Tobacco advertising ban takes effect 31 July

Questions and Answers on tobacco advertising

*2005-07-27@OFT

OFT investigates collusive tendering in East Midlands

*2005-07-27@‘–±È

1.7GHz‘Ń–”‚Í‚QGHz‘Ń‚ÌŽü”g”‚đŽg—p‚·‚é“Á’èŠî’n‹Ç‚ÌŠJĘ‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŽwjˆÄ“™‚ÉŒW‚éˆÓŒ©•ćW‚ÌŒ‹‰Ê‹y‚Ń“d”gŠÄ—R‹c‰ï“š\

*2005-07-27@JFTC

‘’‹VƒT[ƒrƒX‚ÌŽæˆűŽÀ‘Ô‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é’ȍž•ń‘ pdf

*2005-07-26@FTC

FTC Alert Helps Consumers Decode Video Game Ratings – Consumer information

*2005-07-26@EC

Commission proposes new measures to tighten controls on money transfers

*2005-07-25@‘–±È

uƒ†ƒjƒo[ƒTƒ‹ƒT[ƒrƒXŠî‹à§“x‚ÌĘ‚è•ûv“š\iˆÄj‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éˆÓŒ©•ćW

*2005-07-22@EC signs_s13.gif

Free movement of capital: Commission reports satisfactory progress in eliminating unjustified special rights in EU privatised companies – ggolden sharesh

‰ß‹Ž‚Ì”»—áiCase C-58/99, C-367/98, C-483/99, C-503/99, C-463/00, C-98/01, C-174/04, pending casesjAŒˆ’è‹y‚ŃŒ»ó‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä‚Ü‚Æ‚ß‚œ‚à‚Ì

*2005-07-22@OFT

OFT today requested the European Commission to refer the proposed acquisition of Exeter Airport from Devon County Council by Macquarie Airports Ltd and Ferrovial Aeropuertos SA to the UK competition authorities under Article 9 of the EC Merger Regulation

*2005-07-22@‘–±È

u•œŹ‚P‚U”N“x“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•Ș–ì‚É‚š‚Ż‚é‹Ł‘ˆó‹”‚Ì•]‰żv‚ÌŒö•\

*2005-07-21@ECJ

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-231/03 Coname

Press release / Full-text

Œö‰vŽ–‹Æ‚̈ϑő‚É‚š‚Ż‚铧–Ÿ«ifundamental freedoms‚Ì•¶–Źj

*2005-07-21@Ofcom signs_s13.gif

Better Policy Making - Ofcomfs approach to Impact Assessment

8ŒŽ1“ú‚æ‚蓱“ü‚̃KƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“G stage1-6‚đ–ŸŽŠiidentifying any impacts on competition (stage 5)j

cf.*2005-02-04

*2005-07-21@Ofcom

Direction under Section 106(3) of the Communications Act 2003 applying the electronic communications code in the case of Crown Castle UK Ltd

“Á•Ê‚ȃ‰ƒCƒZƒ“ƒX‚È‚­•~Ę‹–‰Â‚đ—^‚Š‚éhCodeh‚É‚š‚ą‚āAconvergence‚Ì‚à‚ƁACrown Castle UK‚ɑ΂”Abroadcasting network‚ɉÁ‚ŠAtelecommunication network‚đŽÀŽ{‰Â”\‚È‚æ‚€‚É”F’èiŠù‚ÉŽÀŽ{‚Í‚”‚Ä‚ą‚é‚Șj

*2005-07-21@DCMS

A report published shows that a technical trial of digital switchover in Wales was a success and had overwhelming support from the people who took part – switchover

*2005-07-21@OFT 

New research from the OFT says that nearly a quarter of small and medium sized enterprises across Britain believe they are harmed by unfair practices such as cartel price fixing and collusion to set tender prices

*2005-07-20@EC

Mergers: Commission approves joint acquisition of 23 Le Meridien hotels by Lehman Brothers, SCG and Starwood

*2005-07-20@EC

Commission authorises the climate change levy rebate for the agriculture sector in the UK

*2005-07-20@EC

Freedom of establishment and capital movements: Commission scrutinises Greek restrictions on media ownership

*2005-07-20@EC

Commission sets out 8 key EU measures to create more growth and jobs – Lisbon Strategy

*2005-07-20@EC

Commission recommends further steps under the excessive deficit procedure for Portugal

*2005-07-20@EC

State aid: Commission endorses cultural support schemes in Poland, Hungary and Denmark

*2005-07-20@EC

Air transport / Outermost regions: the Commission authorises a French social aid scheme

*2005-07-20@EC

State aid: Commission gives green light to restructuring aid for Imprimerie Nationale in France

*2005-07-20@Ofcom

Westminster Media Forum, Ofcom Annual Lecture

"Trends in Television, Radio & Telecoms" - The Future of Evolution of Television, Radio & Telecoms

Ed Richards, Ofcom Senior Partner Strategy & Market Development

*2005-07-20@Ofcom

The replicability of BTfs regulated retail business services

BT‚ÌSMP products‚Ænon-SMP products‚Ì•ű‚«‡‚í‚čƒfƒBƒXƒJƒEƒ“ƒg‚ɂ‚ą‚āAhreplicabilityh‚Æ‚ą‚€ŠT”O‚đĘ’è‚”‚ÄŒŸŰ

*2005-07-20@Ofcom

Complaint from Independent Media Support Limited against BBC Broadcast about provision of media access services

BBCŽq‰ïŽĐ‚Ìmarket foreclosure and predatory pricing‚ɂ‚ą‚āiFair Trading ComplaintsŠù•ńj

*2005-07-20@JFTC

Ž„“I“Ɛè‚Ì‹ÖŽ~‹y‚ŃŒöłŽæˆű‚ÌŠm•Û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é–@—„Ž{s—߂̈ꕔ‚đ‰üł‚·‚鐭—߈Ă̌ö•\‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

*2005-07-19@‘–±È

ƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹Žž‘ă‚̃‰ƒWƒI•ú‘—‚̏«—ˆ‘œ‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鍧’k‰ï•ń‘ˆÄ‚ɑ΂·‚éˆÓŒ©•ćW‚ÌŒ‹‰Ê‹y‚Ń•ń‘‚ÌŒö•\

*2005-07-18@EC

DG Competition Information note on Art. 6 (1) c 2nd sentence of the Merger Regulation (abandonment of mergers) pdf

*2005-07-18@EC

Commission staff working document presenting the draft regional aid Guidelines in view of a final round of Multilateral discussions on 15-16 September 2005 – Review of the Regional Aid Guidelines

*2005-07-18@EC

International calls in Finland competitive: no new rules needed, confirms Commission – Article 7 procedure

*2005-07-18@EC

EU on the right track in implementing the Internal Market

*2005-07-16@–Ȑ^ƒz[ƒ‹ƒfƒBƒ“ƒOƒX

“ú–{‹ZpŠJ”­‚ȘŽć’Ł‚·‚é‘΍R‘[’u‚Æ‚”‚Ä‚ÌŠ”Žź•ȘŠ„‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é“–ŽĐ‚Ì•ûj‚ɂ‚ą‚ā@pdf

*2005-07-15@News Corporation

News Corporation Forms New Internet Unit

to provide hthe ultimate home base for userfs news, information, entertainment and community needsh

*2005-07-15@EC

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Gillette by Procter & Gamble subject to conditions

*2005-07-15@EC signs_s13.gif 

State aid: Commission provides greater legal certainty for financing services of general economic interest

frequently asked questions

*2005-06-07‚̋‰»AAltmark Trans”»Œˆ‚ÌECˆÏˆő‰ï‚ÌŠź‘SÁ‰»GDecisioni86đ3€‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚«compatibilityŠî€Eexemption rule‚đĘ’èj, DirectiveiTransparency Directive‚̉üłAAltmark Trans‚É‚æ‚Á‚ÄState Aid‚Æ‚»‚à‚»‚à‚ł‚ê‚È‚ąƒp[ƒg‚ÉŠÖ‚”‚Ä‚à‰ïŒv•Ș—ŁEover-compensation—}Ž~‚đ–ŸŽŠj, FrameworkiDecision‚É‚©‚©‚ç‚È‚ąˆê”Ê“I‚ȃP[ƒX‚ɑΉžkTransport, PSB‚Í“K—pŠOlj‚ÌŽO–{—§‚Ä

gThe State Aid Action Plan – Delivering Less and Better Targeted Aidh

Speech by Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition

UK Presidency Seminar on State Aid, London, 14th July 2005

*2005-07-15@EC

ICTs and Media a priority for the Commissioner's agenda, a crucial issue for the transatlantic relations

Speech by Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

European Institute, Washington DC, 13 July 2005

2005-07-12”­•\‚̃vƒŒƒXƒŠƒŠ[ƒX‚ÌŠT—và–Ÿ

*2005-07-15@DTI

Consultation on Improved Intellectual Property Enforcement - EC Directive 2004/48/EC on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

*2005-07-15@OFT

OFT consults on commitments offered by Associated Newspapers Limited concerning London wide-newspaper distribution

*2005-07-14@FCC

FCC Launches Review of Closed Captioning Rules pdf

*2005-07-14@EC

Radio local area networks: Commission enables faster wireless access to the internet – i2010

*2005-07-14@EC

High-speed internet access: Commission opens policy debate on closing the broadband gap – i2010

*2005-07-14@EC

Electronic communications: Commission delivers review of 200th notification by Member States of measures to improve competition – Article 7 procedure

*2005-07-14@Ofcom

More Channels to Provide Access Services

*2005-07-14@OFT signs_s13.gif 

Sir John Vickers says more rigorous scrutiny at Commission and national level is needed to ensure that government subsidies achieve value for money and do not distort competition

*2005-07-14@OFT

The OFT has published its report Leniency and no-action pdf

*2005-07-13@EC

Copyright: infringement proceedings against France, Finland, Spain and the Czech Republic for non-implementation of 2001 Copyright Directive

*2005-07-13@EC

Mergers: Commission approves takeover of VA Tech by Siemens, subject to conditions

*2005-07-13@RegTP Newly added!

RegTP (Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Posts)‚đFederal Network Agency (Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Posts and Railway)‚ɉü‘g

*2005-07-13@Ofcom

The Communications Market 2005 - Overview

*2005-07-13@BBC

Ofcom confirms BBC independent production quota

30.3“‚É“ž’B

*2005-07-13@ŒoÏŽY‹ÆÈ

Šé‹Æs“ź‚ÌŠJŽŠE•]‰ż‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錀‹†‰ï’†ŠÔ‚Æ‚è‚Ü‚Æ‚ß(ˆÄ)‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä

*2005-07-13@‘–±È

•ú‘—•‹yŠî–{Œv‰æ‚̈ꕔ•ÏXˆÄ‚ÉŒW‚é“d”gŠÄ—R‹c‰ï‚Ì“š\

•ú‘—•‹yŠî–{Œv‰æ‚̉üłkˆê”Ê•ú‘—Ž–‹ÆŽÒ‚ȘˆÏ‘ő‚É‚æ‚ès‚í‚č‚鍂žŚ“xƒeƒŒƒrƒWƒ‡ƒ“•ú‘— ‚Uš‚W@“™l‚Ù‚©

cf.*2005-05-11

*2005-07-13@JFTC

ŒöłŽæˆűˆÏˆő‰ï‚É‚š‚Ż‚é•œŹ‚P‚V”N“x‚̐­ô•]‰ż‚ɂ‚ą‚Ä pdf

*2005-07-12@EC signs_s13.gif 

Commission starts final phase in consultations on modernising EU rules for audiovisual content

2003”N‚ÉŠJŽn‚ł‚ê‚œTWFDŒ©’Œ‚”‚ÌĆI’iŠK‚©‚A*2005-06-01‚ÉŽŠ‚ł‚ê‚œi2010‚ÉŠî‚Ă‚­AIssue Papers‚̃pƒuƒRƒG gcommon information spaceh‚đ–ÚŽw‚·‚œ‚߁AƒRƒ“ƒeƒ“ƒcEƒlƒbƒgƒ[ƒN—Œ–Ê‚Ì‹K§‚đŒ©’Œ‚·‚Æ‚Æ‚à‚ɁAƒAƒiƒƒOI—č‚𐄂”i‚ß‚é iƒCƒ“ƒ^[ƒlƒbƒg‚ɑ΂”‚ÄTV•À‚Ì‹K§‚đs‚€‚±‚Æ‚đŒx‰ú‚·‚é•ń“č‚àj

*2005-07-12@BBC

Governors report a year of radical change at the BBC - BBC's Annual Report and Accounts for 2004/05

*2005-07-12@BBC

BBC publishes independent value for money reviews

*2005-07-11@EC

Statement by the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Durão Barroso, on the results of the Luxembourg referendum on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe

*2005-07-11@CC

The CC has today published The Energy Code Modification Rules and associated guidance:

CC publishes rules and guidance for energy code modification appeals

Competition Commission response to the consultation on the draft Rules and Guidance

*2005-07-11@BBC

The BBC and public libraries team up to inspire learning

*2005-07-08@EC

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into E.ONfs acquisition of Hungaryfs MOL gas business

*2005-07-07@FTC Newly added!

Challenges in Identifying Anticompetitive Dominant Firm Behavior pdf

Michael A. Salinger, Before the National Economic Research Associates (NERA) 2005 Antitrust and Trade Regulation Seminar, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 7, 2005

*2005-07-07@EC

Music copyright: Commission proposes reform on Internet licensing

*2005-07-07@EC

EU telecom rules: Commission takes action against 11 Member States to ensure effective implementation

*2005-07-07@EC

State aid: Commission requests Sweden, Austria and the Czech Republic to fully implement Directive on financial transparency

*2005-07-07@EU signs_s13.gif 

Statements on London bombings

*2005-07-06@EC

Energy markets: five Member States to be taken before the Court of Justice

*2005-07-06@Ofcom

Note of the Fifty Eighth Meeting of the Ofcom Board, held at Ofcom, London on 22 June 2005

*2005-07-05@OFT

There would be clear advantages to consumers and businesses if the Government's proposed Consumer and Trading Standards Agency was created as an executive agency within the OFT, says the OFT

*2005-07-04@EC

Five billion to be invested in rail signalling

*2005-07-04@EC

"From Schuman to Sirte : a tale of two unions"

José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

Opening session of the African Union Assembly, Sirte, Libya, 4 July 2005

*2005-07-01@“àŠt•{

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*2005-07-01@EC

Mergers: Commission approves joint venture between BP and Nova Chemicals

*2005-07-01@EC

Funding for European cinema: significant increase in new Member Statesf applications for EU support

 

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*2005-06-27@US Supreme Court

National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. v. Brand X Internet Services pdf

cf. Chairman Kevin J. Martin's Announcement Regarding the Supreme Court's Decision in Brand X

hThe Court thinks that the Commission has provided a reasoned explanation for this decision.h

cf.*2004-12-03

cf.*2002-03-14@FCC Classifies Cable Modem Service as gInformation Serviceh

*2005-06-27@US Supreme Court

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd. pdf

SonyihThe case struck a balance between the interests of protection and innovation by holding that the productfs capability of substantial lawful employment should bar the imputation of fault and consequent secondary liability for the unlawful acts of others.hj ‚Æ‚Ìˆá‚ą‚đ‹­’ČAhevidence of the distributorsf words and deeds going beyond distribution as such shows a purpose to cause and profit from third-party acts of copyright infringement.h

cf.*2004-12-10

*2005-06-17,18@European Council

Declaration by the heads of state or government of the Member States of the European Union on the ratification of the Treaty establishing A Constitution for Europe

CONCLUSIONS DE LA PRÉSIDENCE (en)

Jean-Claude Juncker states that there will be a period for reflection and discussion but the process to ratify the Constitutional Treaty will continue with no renegotiation

Œ›–@đ–ń‚̍ĄŒă‚ɂ‚ą‚ẮA2006”N‚Ì‘O”Œ‚ÉŒ‹˜_‚đ“Ÿ‚éG Financial Perspective‚ɂ‚ą‚ẮAŒ‹˜_‚ÉŽŠ‚ç‚ž

*2005-06-07@EC

State Aid: Commission outlines comprehensive five year reform of state aid policy to promote growth, jobs and cohesion

State Aid Action Plan – frequently asked questions

Speech: The State Aid Action Plan

By Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission in charge of Competition Policy

Introductory remarks at open meeting of coordinators of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, European Parliament, Strasbourg, 7th June 2005

‘S”Ê“I‚ȃ[ƒhƒ}ƒbƒviless and better targeted state aid, a refined economic approach; effective procedures, better enforcement, higher predictability and enhanced transparency; shared responsibilityF@ƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ““™‚̐ź—Ablock exemptions‚ÌŠg‘ć; psb communication, cinema communication‚̃Œƒrƒ…[‚àŠÜ‚Țj

cf.*2005-02-03, 02-04 / Lisbon Strategy web page

*2005-06-01@EC

Press release: Commission launches five-year strategy to boost the digital economy

Web site: i2010 - A European Information Society for growth and employment

Speech: i2010: Europe Must Seize the Opportunities of the Digital Economy

By Viviane Reding, Member of the European Commission responsible for Information Society and Media

Press Conference on the occasion of the launch of the initiative European Information Society 2010,Brussels, 1 June 2005

Pillar I: Single European Information Space Putting in place the right regulatory framework, including a modernisation of the EU rules on audiovisual content services; Pillar II: stronger ICT research; Pillar III: inclusion, better services for citizens and quality of life, including digital libraries

*2005-04-13@BBC

BBC, Channel 4, British Film Institute and OU issue call to action for the Creative Archive Licence

Creative Archive Licence Group Logo

*2005-03-31@“Œ‹ž‚Ù

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*2005-03-02@DCMS, BBC

DCMS:

Green Paper on the Review of the BBC's Royal Charter

Parliamentary Statement by the Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Green Paper Is "Blueprint For A Strong, Independent BBC" - Jowell

BBC:

BBC welcomes 10 year Charter and secure funding and accepts the Government's new model for governance

Šé‹Æ“ŽĄ‚ÉŠÖ‚”‚ẮABurnsf panel‚́g•Ș—ŁˆÄh‚ƁgÜ’ˆÄh‚̐ܒˆÄ‚đŽxŽAAnnex‚ÉBBC‚Ì—đŽjAŒ»s‹K§AŒöłŽæˆűƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“‚ ‚è

*2004-08-02@ŒoÏà­Ž–â‰ï‹c

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*2004-05-12@EC

Commission defines approach for promoting high-quality services of general interest

White paper on services of general interest COM(2004) 327 pdf

Green paper -*2003-05-21 EC

Commission confirms the shared responsibility of the Union and its Member States by referring to the draft Constitutional Treaty and defines the guiding principles such as maintaining high levels of quality, ensuring cohesion and universal access, respecting diversity etc.;

Commission concludes horizontal framework legislation at this moment but considers to clarify the legal framework for the financing of public service obligations and the selection of undertakings with a service of general interest and also considers to develop a systematic approach to social and health services of general interest

 

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