yˆêŽŸŽ‘—¿W|Headline 2007iŒã”¼jz

Towards a European constitutionInstitutional Reform of the European Union

Draft Reform Treaty - Projet de traité modificatif

A New Start for Lisbon Strategy / State Aid reform

DG Competition Up coming events

Legislative Proposal for an Audiovisual Media Services Directive / Monitoring of the decision-making process between institutions

Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law / Antitrust Modernization Commission 

 

 

December

 

*2007-12-31@FCC Newly added!

Third Periodic Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television

Report & Order

*2007-12-31@FCC Newly added!

Granted Transfer of TV Licensee Subsidiaries of ION Media Networks From Paxson to CIG Media

MO&O

*2007-12-31@FCC Newly added!

Federal-State Universal Service Joint Board Staff Releases Monitoring Report

News Release / Report

*2007-12-31@FCC Newly added!

FCC Releases Data on Local Telephone Competition

News Release / Report

*2007-12-28@‘–±È Newly added!

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*2007-12-27@‘–±È

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*2007-12-26@DOJ

Press Release: German National Charged with Participating in Conspiracy to Rig Bids, Fix Prices and Allocate Market Shares for Sales of Marine Hose

*2007-12-25@‘–±È   

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*2007-12-25@‘–±È/ŽÐ’c–@lƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹•ú‘—„i‹¦‰ï  

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*2007-12-21@EC           

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of Vertex Standard by Motorola 

*2007-12-21@EC           

Mergers: Commission approves steel distribution joint venture between MPC, Grupo Villacero and MAN

*2007-12-21@EC           

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Romanian electricity distributor and supplier EMS by Enel

*2007-12-21@EC           

State aid: Commission authorises aid scheme to stimulate renewable energy (SDE) in The Netherlands 

*2007-12-21@EC            

State Aid: The Commission launches a consultation on the draft Guidelines on State aid to railway undertakings

*2007-12-21@EC           

Environment: Commission takes steps to cut industrial emissions further

*2007-12-21@DCMS/BERR            

Expert think tank to consider the future of communications

*2007-12-21@OFT           

OFT statement regarding the Competition Commission decision on business banking

*2007-12-21@CC           

CC lifts SME bank price controls but keeps other measures

Notice of decision to release Undertakings in relation to SME banking

*2007-12-20@FTC signs_s13.gif          

Federal Trade Commission Closes Google/DoubleClick Investigation - Proposed Acquisition gUnlikely to Substantially Lessen Competitionh

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*2007-12-20@EC          

Mergers: Commission approves proposed joint venture between INEOS and the Carlyle Group

*2007-12-20@EC          

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed take-over of Aker Yards by STX

*2007-12-20@EC          

Mergers: Commission clears proposed brokerage joint venture between French banks Société Générale and Crédit Agricole

*2007-12-20@EC signs_s13.gif          

Media literacy: do people really understand how to make the most of blogs, search engines or interactive TV?

AVMS Directive‚ÉŠî‚«‚‚AŠg‘å‚·‚éhmediah literacy‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2007-12-20@EC          

Enlargement of the Schengen area: achieving the European goal of free movement of persons     

*2007-12-20@BERR signs_s13.gif          

Competition Commission report published - Secretary of State for Business and Enterprise, John Hutton, has today published the Competition Commission's final report into British Sky Broadcasting Group's acquisition of a 17.9% stake in ITV plc.

CC:

The Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) today published on its website the CC report on the acquisition by British Sky Broadcasting plc of 17.9% of the shares in ITV plc.

A copy of the report can be accessed on the inquiry homepage

BSkyB:

Response to CC report

*2007-12-20@OFT         

OFT uses revised 'de minimis' exception to clear two rail franchise mergers

CC‚Ö‚Ìreference‚ɂ‚¢‚Ắfde minimisf

*2007-12-19@DOJ          

Press Release: Investment Fund Will Pay Civil Penalty for Violating Antitrust Premerger Notification Requirements

*2007-12-19@FCC          

Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein Congratulates PBS, APTS, and DIRECTV on Carriage Agreement pdf

*2007-12-19@FCC          

FCC Approves Intelsat/Serafina Transaction

MO&O pdf

fno evidencecthat Serafina lacks the basic qualifications to be the transferee of the licenses and authorizations currently held by the Interlsat Licensees or that the proposed transaction would harm competition or otherwise contravene any Commission rule or policyf

*2007-12-19@EC          

Herbert Ungerer appointed Deputy Director-General for state aid policy

*2007-12-19@EC          

Commission launches formal investigation into new State aid by Greece to Olympic Airways Services and Olympic Airlines

*2007-12-19@EC signs_s13.gif          

Antitrust: Commission prohibits MasterCard's intra-EEA Multilateral Interchange Fees

FAQs

*2007-12-19@EC          

Commission proposal to limit the CO2 emissions from cars to help fight climate change, reduce fuel costs and increase European competitiveness

FAQs

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*2007-12-19@DCMS          

Chair of digital radio taskforce announced

*2007-12-19@OFT          

OFT brings criminal charges in international bid rigging, price fixing and market allocation cartel

*2007-12-18@FCC         

FCC Adopts Localism Proposals To Ensure Programming Is Responsive To Needs Of Local Communities

News Release pdf

*2007-12-18@FCC          

FCC Adopts Rules To Promote Diversification Of Broadcast Ownership

News Release pdf

*2007-12-18@FCC          

FCC Adopts Revision To Newspaper/Broadcast Cross-Ownership Rule

News Release pdf / Press Statement of Chairman Martin on Media Ownership

fpresumptively permit cross ownership only in the largest markets where there exists competition and numerous voiceshf

*2007-12-18@FCC          

FCC Adopts Rules To Promote Video Programming Diversity By Ensuring New Video Programmers Can Enter And Compete In Video Market

News Release pdf

hhorizontal limith; hverticalh/hchannel occupancyh limit

*2007-12-18@EC          

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Actebis by Arques

*2007-12-18@EC          

Mergers: Commission welcomes Court judgment on Dutch joint venture CVK

*2007-12-18@Ofcom          

Pay TV Market Investigation Consultation

*2007-12-18@BBC Trust          

Trust sets strategic priorities for the BBC - The Trust has published six purpose remits setting out how the BBC will fulfil its public purposes

Related survey: NHK

*2007-12-18@‘–±È         

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*2007-12-18@‘–±È         

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*2007-12-17@EC         

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Valeo CSB by Leoni

*2007-12-17@DCMS         

New plans to help live music thrive

*2007-12-17@BERR         

Government to review Postal Services Sector

h we are launching a review to examine the impacts of liberalisation of the UK postal services, trends in future market development and the likely impact of this on Royal Mail, alternative carriers and consumers."

*2007-12-15@EC        

Climate change: EU welcomes agreement to launch formal negotiations on a global climate regime for post-2012

*2007-12-14@FTC       

FTC Issues Statements Regarding Recusal Petition for Review of Proposed Acquisition of Hellman & Friedman Capital Partners V, LP (DoubleClick, Inc.) By Google, Inc

*2007-12-14@EC        

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of RSDB by Quebecor

*2007-12-14@EC        

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of ICI by Akzo Nobel subject to conditions

*2007-12-14@EC        

European Commission and JT International (Japan Tobacco) sign 15-year Agreement to combat contraband and counterfeit cigarettes

FAQs

*2007-12-14@CC signs_s13.gif        

The Competition Commission today sent to the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) its report on the acquisition by British Sky Broadcasting plc of 17.9% of the shares in ITV plc. The Secretary of State now has 30 working days to consider the report before making his decision.  He has discretion as to when he may publish the report within this period

*2007-12-13@European Union signs_s13.gif       

Treaty of LisbonTreaty of Lisbon

 

Advancing the European project - The Lisbon Treaty has been signed

 

 

The Charter of Fundamental Rights

"Explanations relating to the Charter of Fundamental Rights"

Commission:

Commission welcomes signature of the Treaty of Lisbon and calls for its swift ratification

*2007-12-13@EC        

State aid: latest Scoreboard shows Member States moving towards less and better targeted aid over the past 6 years – Autumn 2007

*2007-12-13@EC       

State aid: Commission launches probe into possible aid to Italian manufacturer Ixfin

*2007-12-13@EC       

Mergers: Commission has carried out inspections in the S PVC sector

*2007-12-13@ECJ AG Opinion        

Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-413/06 P Bertelsmann et Sony Corporation of America v Impala

Press release / full-text

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*2007-12-13@ECJ       

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-250/06 United Pan-Europe Communications Belgium e.a. - preliminary ruling

Press release / full-text

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*2007-12-13@Ofcom       

Choice, competition, innovation: Delivering the benefits of the Digital Dividend

*2007-12-13@OFT       

OFT Statement of Objections against supermarkets and dairies - clarification

*2007-12-13@BBC Trust signs_s13.gif       

Measurement of Value for Money:

BBC Trust publishes NAO report on BBC procurement

BBC Trust publishes independent report on BBC spectrum use

*2007-12-12@FTC      

FTC Charges Milwaukee MLS with Illegally Restraining Competition

Multiple Listing Service, Inc. Allegedly Blocked Internet Display of Non-Traditional, Low-Cost Brokerage Properties

*2007-12-12@EC signs_s13.gif      

State aid: Commission improves procedural rules

Notification form‚̕ύX

State aid: Commission adopts new method for setting reference and discount rates

*2007-12-12@EC      

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission finds misuse of 2 million of restructuring aid by Arcelor Huta Warszawa 

State aid: Commission prohibits tax exemption to Slovak subsidiary of Glunz&Jensen 

State Aid: the Commission authorises French aid scheme for video game creation 

*2007-12-12@CFI Newly added!      

Judgments of the Court of First Instance in cases T50/06, T56/06, T60/06, T62/06 and T69/06 Ireland etc. v Commission

Full-text

approximation of law‚ÉŠî‚­‘[’u‚Ìstate aid compatibility‚ª‘ˆ‚í‚ꂽƒP[ƒXiQuigley&Collins, at 120j

*2007-12-12@CFI      

Judgments of the Court of First Instance in cases T-101/05 & T-111/05 BASF v Commission

Press release / full-text

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*2007-12-12@EC signs_s13.gif@     

Charter of Fundamental Rights: the Presidents of the Commission, European Parliament and Council sign and solemnly proclaim the Charter in Strasbourg

‚ ‚·’²ˆó‚ÌLisbon Treaty‚É‚¨‚¢‚āflegally bindingf‚É

*2007-12-12@Ofcom     

Ofcomfs new guidance on protecting under eighteens in programmes

*2007-12-12@Ofcom      

UK consumers better connected as digital communications grow globally

*2007-12-12@CC      

Macquarie / National Grid Wireless merger: Notice of extension published

*2007-12-12@‘–±È      

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*2007-12-11@ECJ      

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-280/06 Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato

Press release / full-text

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*2007-12-11@EC      

The renewed Lisbon Growth and Jobs Strategy is working, but the EU must reform further to succeed in a globalised age, says key Commission Report

*2007-12-11@EC      

Environment: Commission welcomes EP vote on the air quality directive 

Environment: Commission welcomes EP vote on the Marine Strategy Directive 

*2007-12-11@EC      

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission opens in-depth inquiry into support to Italian public mining company Fluorite di Silius

State aid: Commission approves UK film support schemes

State aid: Commission concludes City of Amsterdam investment in fibre network is not state aid

MEIP‚ð–ž‚½‚µ‚»‚àŠY“–‚¹‚¸‚Æ”»’f

State aid: Commission approves aid for reduction of social security contributions in Sweden    

Commission approves changes to social aid for air travel between mainland Portugal and the Autonomous Region of Madeira 

State aid: Commission concludes its investigation into aid to Tieliikelaitos (now Destia), clears transitional aid, puts end to unlimited State guarantee 

State aid: Commission approves Italian aid scheme for scrapping maritime and inland waterway vessels 

Aid to maritime transport: the Commission wishes to scrutinize certain aspects of the changes planned by Denmark to its flat-rate tax regime based on tonnage

*2007-12-11@EC      

Commission welcomes European Parliament's support for new EU public-private research initiatives  

*2007-12-11@EC@      

Commission warns Italy about breaking EU TV advertising rules

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*2007-12-11@Ofcom      

Ofcom publishes Draft Annual Plan 2008/9

*2007-12-11@OFT      

OFT makes recommendations to Government on UK medicines distribution

*2007-12-11@‘–±È      

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*2007-12-11@JFTC      

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*2007-12-10@EC     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of coatings manufacturer SigmaKalon by PPG

*2007-12-10@EC     

Direct Taxation: The European Commission calls for a more targeted and better coordinated application of Member States' anti-abuse rules

*2007-12-10@EC     

Lisbon Strategy for Growth and Jobs: frequently asked questions – background

*2007-12-10@EC     

"A Union with Results through cultural diversity"

José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission

Creative Rights and Cultural Diversity Conference, Brussels, 6 December 2007

*2007-12-10@Ofcom     

BT makes good progress with undertakings but incentives must change to improve service, says Ofcom

*2007-12-10@BBC World Service      

Press Release: World Service poll: World divided on Press Freedom

*2007-12-10@JFTC     

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*2007-12-07@EC    

Corporate Governance

Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

House of Lords – All Party Parliamentary Corporate Governance Group, London, 6 December 2007

*2007-12-07@EC    

"The European Union after the Lisbon Treaty"

José Manuel Durão Barroso, Presidnet of the European Commission

4th Joint Parliamentary meeting on the Future of Europe, Brussels, 4th of December 2007

*2007-12-07@EC    

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Arjowiggins' proposed acquisition of M-real Zanders' Reflex mill

*2007-12-07@EC signs_s13.gif    

Europeans citizens and businesses to benefit from greater legal certainty and greater access to justiceRome I

*2007-12-07@Ofcom    

Releasing spectrum for mobile television and satellite radio

*2007-12-07@OFT    

OFT welcomes early resolution agreements and agrees over £116m penalties

*2007-12-06@DOJ   

Press Release: Justice Department Requires Divestitures in CommScope's Acquisition of Andrew Corporation - Enforcement Action Maintains Competition in Drop Cable Industry

*2007-12-06@ECJ    

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-463/04_C-464/04 Federconsumatori e.a.

Press release / full-text

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*2007-12-06@EC   

The convergent publisher – Print media in the broadband economy

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

Publishers Forum, Brussels, 6 December 2007

*2007-12-06@‘–±È signs_s13.gif@  

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*2007-12-06@JFTC   

Š”Ž®‰ïŽÐƒoƒCƒ^ƒ‹ƒlƒbƒg‹y‚ÑŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐƒAƒXƒJƒ€‚ɑ΂·‚é‰Û’¥‹à‚Ì”[•t‚𖽂¸‚éRŒˆ‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä pdf

*2007-12-05@EC  

Antitrust: Commission fines producers of chloroprene rubber EUR 243.2 million for market sharing and price fixing in the EEA

*2007-12-05@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Lentjes by A-Tec Group

*2007-12-05@EC   

Antitrust: Distrigas Commitment Decision Published – Commitment decision

*2007-12-05@EC   

Mergers: Commission declares part of conditions imposed by Spain on Enel and Acciona to acquire Endesa incompatible with EU law and requires their withdrawal

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*2007-12-05@EC  

State aid: Commission approves UK rescue aid package for Northern Rock

FAQs

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*2007-12-05@EC  

Commission proposes new competitive measures for defence industries and markets

Article 296‚̉ðŽß‚̈À’艻

*2007-12-05@EC  

Sovereign Wealth Funds

Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

Meeting of the ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe) Group – European Parliament, Brussels, 4 December 2007

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*2007-12-05@BERR  

Transforming public services is new growth industry - Hutton

*2007-12-05@CC   

Macquarie / National Grid Wireless merger: Full provisional findings report and working papers published alongside provisional findings

cf.*2007-10-19

*2007-12-05@CC  

CC provisionally clears Game/Games Station merger pdf

*2007-12-05@BBC  

Press Release: High Court blasphemy bid fails – BBC statement

*2007-12-05@JFTC   

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•ÊŽ†1 / •ÊŽ†2 / •ÊŽ†3

*2007-12-04@FCC  

FCC Addresses Verizon Forbearance Requests For Six Metropolitan Areas

News Release

does not satisfy the section 10 forbearance standard

*2007-12-04@EC   

Mario Monti reports his initial findings regarding the project on electricity interconnection between France and Spain to Commissioner Piebalgs

*2007-12-04@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of BSG Group's wireless business by Syniverse

*2007-12-04@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Andrew Corporation by CommScope

*2007-12-04@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of PPF's insurance business by Generali

*2007-12-04@Ofcom  

Licence-Exemption Framework Review

*2007-12-03@DOJ  

Press Release: Justice Department Settles Civil Contempt Claim Against Alltel Corporation

*2007-12-03@EC  

Commission welcomes substantial progress in the Council for the internal energy market package

*2007-12-03@EC  

Key challenges and trends for Europe's retail payment systems

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

EUROFI Conference, European Parliament, Brussels, 3rd December 2007

*2007-12-03@‘–±È              @     

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November

 

*2007-11-30@FCC               @     

FCC Grants Applications for Transfer of Control of Tribune Company

News Release / MO&O

Erratum Newly added!

waivers of newspaper/broadcast cross-ownership rule / a failing station waiver / a continuing satellite waiver

*2007-11-30@FCC               @     

FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure all Cable Customers Receive Local TV Stations After the Digital Television Transition

R&O/NPRM

*2007-11-30@EC              @     

Antitrust: Commission carries out inspections in the fresh exotic fruits sector

*2007-11-30@CC               @     

Macquarie / National Grid Wireless merger: Provisional findings - News release, notice of provisional findings, summary of provisional findings and notice of possible remedies published

relevant market: MTS/NA to television broadcasters/radio broadcastersithreat of entry‚ª•s\•ªj, site access and ancillary services to MNOs and wireless communication providersiƒVƒFƒAˆÈã‚Écompetitive strength‚ ‚èjG@provisional findings : expected to lead to an SLC

*2007-11-30@JFTC              @     

Šò•ŒŒ§Ž„—§’†Šw‚“™ŠwZ‹¦‰ï‚ɑ΂·‚éŒx“™‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä pdf

*2007-11-29@FCC             @     

Conditionally Granted Assignment of Television Licenses from Clear Channel Communications to Newport Television

MO&O pdf

*2007-11-29@FCC             @     

Commission Denies Cablevision's Application for Review; Grants WRNN's Must-Carry Complaint

MO&O pdf

*2007-11-29@EC             @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed joint venture between Infineon and Siemens for production of bipolar high power semiconductors

*2007-11-29@EC             @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Siemens VDO by Continental

*2007-11-29/30@Council(Telecom) Newly added!

2835th Transport, Telecommunications and Energy COUNCIL meeting - Brussels, 29-30 November and 3 December 2007 (provisional version)

DVB-H‚ðhnon-mandatory standardh‚Æ‚µ‚č̗p

*2007-11-29@EC             @     

Commission strategy for Mobile TV in Europe endorsed by Member States@     

*2007-11-29@EC signs_s13.gif             @     

Commission welcomes start of a new era for Europe's audiovisual media - The European Parliament approves the Council's common position

*2007-11-29@EC             @     

Commission calls for an all-inclusive digital society

*2007-11-29@EC             @     

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission approves €884million public funding plus continued loan facilities for Post Office Ltd

State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into financial advantages to BT from UK Crown pension guarantee

State aid: Commission authorises €800 000 restructuring aid to Polish mechanical engineering company Techmatrans

*2007-11-29@EC           @     

Simplifying the CAP: administrative burden of Cross-Compliance limited, study shows

*2007-11-29@BBC Trust             @     

Trust publishes promise to audiences

Speech by Sir Michael Lyons, Chairman of the BBC Trust to the Voice of the Listener and Viewer conference

*2007-11-29@Ofcom/BBC Trust             @     

Broadcasters agree measures to build public confidence at Ofcom and BBC Trust seminar

*2007-11-28@FCC            @     

FCC Adopts 13th Annual Report to Congress on Video Competition and Notice of Inquiry for the 14th Annual Report

News Release pdf

70/70 test‚ÉŒ¾‹y

*2007-11-28@FCC            @     

FCC Adopts Rules to Promote Video Programming Diversity

News Release pdf

*2007-11-28@FCC            @     

FCC Requires Television Broadcasters to Provide More Local Programming Information to the Public

News Release pdf

*2007-11-28@EC            @     

State aid cases:

Commission launches formal investigation into potential State aid by the CCI of Pau-Béarn.

Commission authorises rescue aid for the "Metronet Companies"

London Underground‚Ì‚¨˜b

Commission launches formal investigation into annual compensation payments, investment grants to and capital endowment of Emsländische Eisenbahn GmbH

*2007-11-28@EC            @     

The EU Telecoms Reform 2007: Better, more consistent rules for effective competition and sustainable investment

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

8th Annual ECTA Regulatory Conference, Brussels, 28 November 2007

*2007-11-28@EC            @     

Commission opens infringement proceeding because Bulgaria's telecoms regulator lacks independence and effectiveness

*2007-11-28@EC            @     

Antitrust: Commission fines flat glass producers € 486.9 million for price fixing cartel

second case under new 2006 Guidelines

*2007-11-28@EC signs_s13.gif            @     

Mergers: Commission adopts Guidelines for merging companies with vertical or conglomerate relationship

”»’fŠî€‚Æ‚µ‚Ẵ}[ƒPƒbƒgƒpƒ[‚Ì‹Lqi'a significant degree of market power (which does not necessarily amount to dominance)fAfIn analogy toci‚’¼“I§ŒÀ‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éˆêŠ‡“K—p–Əœ‹K‘¥2790/1999†jfj

*2007-11-28@EC            @     

Merger cases:

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of three Yamaha distributors by Yamaha

Mergers: Commission approves proposed Scandinavian joint venture between Yara and Praxair in industrial gases

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Tom Tom's proposed acquisition of Tele Atlas

*2007-11-28@EC            @     

VAT: The European Commission proposes to modernise the current legislation for financial services and insurances

FAQs

*2007-11-28@EC            @     

Launch of European digital library "on track"

*2007-11-28@Ofcom            @     

Digital Dividend Review Market Research 2007

*2007-11-28@‘–±È            @     

ƒ†ƒjƒo[ƒTƒ‹ƒT[ƒrƒX§“x‚ÉŠî‚­Œð•t‹à‚ÌŠz‹y‚ÑŒð•t•û–@‚Ì”F‰Â•À‚Ñ‚É•‰’S‹à‚ÌŠz‹y‚Ñ’¥Žû•û–@‚Ì”F‰Â - î•ñ’ʐMR‹c‰ï‚©‚ç‚Ì“š\

*2007-11-28@“Œ‹ž‚Ù@             @     

•½¬18”N(ƒl)‘æ‚P‚O‚V‚W†@•sŒö³Žæˆø·Ž~¿‹T‘iŽ–ŒiŒ´RE“Œ‹ž’n•ûÙ”»Š@•½¬16”N(ƒ)‘æ‚Q‚O‚S‚X‚W†j

*2007-11-27@DOJ           @     

Press Release: Qantas Airways Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay Criminal Fines for Fixing Prices on Cargo Shipments

*2007-11-27@EC           @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Business Objects by SAP

*2007-11-27@EC           @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Tele2 Italy and Tele2 Spain by Vodafone

*2007-11-27@BBC Worldwide           @     

BBC Worldwide, ITV and Channel 4 to launch joint on-demand service

*2007-11-27@‘–±È           @     

u‚l‚u‚m‚n‚ÉŒW‚é“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ–@‹y‚Ñ“d”g–@‚Ì“K—pŠÖŒW‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“v‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é’ñˆÄ•åW

*2007-11-26@DOJ           @     

Press Release: Justice Department Settles Civil Contempt Claim Against Cal Dive International Inc. and Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. - Cal Dive and Helix Agree to Pay $2 Million

*2007-11-26@OFT           @     

OFT considers undertakings in merger between Transocean Inc. and Globalsantafe Corp

*2007-11-26@OFT           @     

OFT publishes draft Annual Plan for consultation

*2007-11-26@OFT            @     

OFT publishes recommendations on private actions in competition law

*2007-11-26@‘–±È           @     

—Lü•ú‘—‚É‚æ‚é•ú‘—‚̍đ—M‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ‚R‰ñj”z•tŽ‘—¿

ŽQlŽ‘—¿FÄ‘—M‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鐧“xAÄ‘—M‚ÉŒW‚é’˜ìŒ ‹K—¥A‚¢‚í‚ä‚é‚T’c‘̃‹[ƒ‹“™

*2007-11-23@EC          @     

Commissioner Piebalgs underlines the urgency of the new proposals on the Internal Energy Market

*2007-11-23@EC          @     

VAT: The European Commission suggests ways to improve administrative cooperation in the fight against VAT fraud

*2007-11-23@ECJ           @     

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-525/04 P Spain v Lenzing

Press release / full-text

third party‚É‚æ‚é‘i‚¦‚É“–‚½‚Á‚Ä‚ÌŒ´“KŠi‚͈̔͂̂¨˜b

cf. Competition: Commission welcomes Court of Justice judgment in Lenzing State aid case

*2007-11-22@EC          @     

The future of public services in the Single Market

Joaquín Almunia, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Policy

BDI, DIHK, BDE- Conference, Brussels, 22 November 2007

*2007-11-22@EC          @     

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of Saar Ferngas AG by the ArcelorMittal group

*2007-11-22@EC          @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposal to create a joint venture combining the road marking and road sign operations of Eurovia and Compagnie Signature

*2007-11-22@Ofcom          @     

Ofcom grants change to UK Broadbandfs licence

*2007-11-22@Ofcom           @     

Television Multiplex Licence Renewals - Multiplex A & Multiplex 2

*2007-11-22@Ofcom          @     

The Future of Radio - The Next Phase

*2007-11-22@CC          @     

Northern Ireland PCA banking market investigation: Notice of intention to make an Order, draft Order and explanatory note for draft Order published

*2007-11-22@‘–±È          @     

“Æ—§s­–@l•]‰¿”N•ñi•½¬18”N“x”Łj‚Ì”­s

*2007-11-21@EC         @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Ergom by Fiat

*2007-11-21@Ofcom         @     

Upgrading Digital Terrestrial Television

hThe proposed upgrade will create capacity allowing high definition television channels on DTT – on which Freeview operates – as early as 2009.h

*2007-11-21@BBC Trust         @     

BBC Trust publishes provisional conclusions on proposals for a Gaelic Digital Service

cf.*2007-11-12

*2007-11-21@BBC         @     

New Code of Conduct for competitions and voting published by BBC

*2007-11-21@‘–±È         @     

uƒCƒ“ƒ^[ƒlƒbƒgã‚̈á–@E—LŠQî•ñ‚ւ̑Ήž‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錟“¢‰ïv‚ÌŠJÃ

*2007-11-21@‘–±È         @     

—X•ÖŽ–‹ÆŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‚Ì•½¬‚P‚XŽ–‹Æ”N“xŽ–‹ÆŒv‰æ‚Ì”F‰Â“™ pdf

*2007-11-20@FCC         @     

Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service Recommended Decision on High-Cost Reform

Recommended Decision pdf

*2007-11-20@EC         @     

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of Motorola ECC by Emerson Electric

*2007-11-20@EC         @     

Antitrust: Commission fines professional videotape producers over €74 million for price fixing cartel

*2007-11-20@EC         @     

State aid: Commission requires Italy to recover around €80 million operating aid granted to ThyssenKrupp, Cementir and Terni Nuova Industrie Chimiche

*2007-11-20@EC signs_s13.gif Newly added!         @     

Communication on "Services of general interest, including social services of general interest: a new European commitment" pdf

‰º‹LSingle Market Communication‚Ì•t‘®•¶‘

supported by 3 staff working papers:

Public service compensation for services of general economic interest: Frequently asked questions

2004”NWhite PaperˆÈ~‚Ìsoft lawƒAƒvƒ[ƒ`‚̐ςݏグA”»—á‚̃Œƒrƒ…[‚ÉŠî‚«A‚¢‚í‚ä‚éhAltmark Packageh‚ðAƒT[ƒrƒXŽw—ß‚É‘OŒã‚µ‚Ä’è‹`‚ªo‚āA‹c˜_‚Æ‚È‚Á‚Ä‚¢‚éhSocial Services of General Interesth‚𓥂܂¦‚‚‰ðàA¡Œã‚±‚Ì•¶‘‚Í“K‹XƒAƒbƒvƒf[ƒg‚³‚ê‚Ä‚¢‚­

cf. Services of General Interest [CommissionƒTƒCƒg]

*2007-11-20@EC signs_s13.gif         @     

Commission unveils its vision for a modern single market for all – Communication gA single market for 21st century Europeh

FAQs

SGI‚ɂ‚¢‚ẮAƒŠƒXƒ{ƒ“ð–ñiReform Treatyj‚Å—\’肳‚ê‚é‹c’菑‚Ì‘¶Ý‚𓥂܂¦‚Ä‹LqiÚ×‚͏ã‹Lj

*2007-11-20@EC         @     

EU Telecoms Commissioner Viviane Reding meets Reinaldo Rodríguez, Chairman of the Spanish Regulatory Authority CMT

*2007-11-20@EC         @     

Financial Markets: Commission presents a review of the Lamfalussy process

*2007-11-20@BBC         @     

Joint statement: BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Five agree approach for HD channels on Freeview

*2007-11-20@ASEAN         @     

Thirteenth ASEAN Summit, Singapore, 18-22 November 2007

including - Charter of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Singapore, 20 November 2007

*2007-11-20@‘–±È         @     

’ʐME•ú‘—‚Ì‘‡“I‚È–@‘ÌŒn‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ‚P‚X‰ñj

Ž‘—¿‚Æ‚µ‚āAî•ñ’ʐMƒlƒbƒgƒ[ƒNã‚̃Rƒ“ƒeƒ“ƒc•ª—ށiˆÄj

*2007-11-19@EC         @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Rompetrol by KazMunaiGaz

*2007-11-19@EC         @     

Assessment of and perspectives for competition policy in Europe

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, Barcelona, 19th November 2007

hThe settlement procedure is therefore very different to the US plea bargaining systemh

*2007-11-19@BBC Trust         @     

BBC Trust approves proposals for a BBC HD channel - Trust decision on HDTV Public Value Test

*2007-11-19@BBC Trust         @     

Trust to review BBC's UK nations' network news coverage

This is the first impartiality review to be commissioned by the Trust since it was established. Previous impartiality reviews (such as the Business Impartiality Review, April 2007) were commissioned by the BBC's Board of Governors

*2007-11-19@‘–±È         @     

î•ñ’ʐMR‹c‰ï“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•”‰ïEÚ‘±ˆÏˆõ‰ï ‡“¯ŒöŠJƒqƒAƒŠƒ“ƒOi‘æ‚X‰ñj

NGN‚̐ڑ±ƒ‹[ƒ‹‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2007-11-19@‘–±È         @     

u“Æ—§s­–@l‰ïŒvŠî€v‹y‚сu“Æ—§s­–@l‰ïŒvŠî€’‰ðv‚̉ü’ù‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä pdf

*2007-11-16@DOJ        @     

Speech: Competition Law and Policy Modernization: Lessons from the U.S. Common-Law Experience - Presented at the Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics by Assistant Attorney General Thomas O. Barnett

h...the courts are charged with interpreting the relatively general statues as applied to specific facts in particular casesh - •Ä”½ƒgƒ‰ƒXƒg–@‚̐i‰»‚Ì—ðŽj‚©‚ç

*2007-11-16@DOJ        @     

Speech: "Recent Developments, Trends, and Milestones In The Antitrust Division's Criminal Enforcement Program" - Presented at the ABA Antitrust Law Cartel Enforcement Roundtable by Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement Scott D. Hammond

*2007-11-16@EC        @     

Accounting standards: Commissioner Charlie McCreevy welcomes the US Securities and Exchange Commission's move to end reconciliation to US GAAP

*2007-11-16@‘–±È        @     

uŒö•½•‰’S‚Ì‚½‚ß‚ÌŽóM—¿‘ÌŒn‚ÌŒ»ó‚Ɖۑè‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïv‘æˆêŽŸ•ñ‘‚ÌŒö•\

*2007-11-15@FTC       @     

FTC Chairman Provides Keynote Address at Seventh Annual Antitrust Fall Forum

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras today presented the keynote address at the ABA Antitrust Sectionfs 2007 Fall Forum in Washington, DC.

*2007-11-15@DOJ       @     

Speech: Merger Enforcement is Alive and Well at the Department of Justice - Presented at the ABA Antitrust Section Fall Forum by Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Enforcement David L. Meyer

*2007-11-15@FCC       @     

FCC Consents With Conditions to AT&T Acquisition of Dobson Communications Licenses and Authorizations pdf

*2007-11-15@EC signs_s13.gif Newly added!       

State aid reform: a process of Lisbonisation pdf

Lowri Evans, Deputy Director General of DG Competition

Lisbon, II Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics, 15th November 2007

Discussion paper addressing, amongst others, the issue of incentive effect in recent state aid instruments: Economics in state aid: soon as routine as dentistry? pdf

ˆê”Ê‹£‘ˆ–@‚Íconsumer welfare standardAstate aid‚Ísocial welfare standard

*2007-11-15@EC       @     

Public procurement: Commission welcomes adoption of Directive improving rights of rejected bidders

FAQs

hstandstill periodh‚ÌŠm•Û

*2007-11-15@EC       @     

Helping Europeans get the best deal: a sound competition policy for well-functioning markets

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

2nd Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics, Lisbon, 15th November 20070

*2007-11-15@Ofcom       @     

Ofcom proposes wholesale broadband deregulation in newly competitive markets

*2007-11-15@OFT       @     

OFT publishes revised guidance in merger cases affecting small markets

*2007-11-14@FCC      @     

Letter from Commissioners Tate and McDowell to Warren Communications News pdf

*2007-11-14@EC       @     

State aid: Commission opens formal investigation into French plan to grant tax aid to insurers

*2007-11-14@OFT       @     

Internet auction sites agree to highlight consumer rights

*2007-11-14@‘–±È       @     

•Ÿ‰ªŒ§‚Ì•ú‘—Ž–‹ÆŽÒ‚SŽÐ‚Ì’ñ‹N‚É‚æ‚éÄ‘—M“¯ˆÓ‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éÙ’菈•ª‚ɑ΂·‚éˆÙ‹c\—§‚Ä‚Ì•t‹c

*2007-11-13@FTC      @     

FTC Testifies on Cigarette Testing for Tar and Nicotine Yields

Renews Recommendation that Congress Give Testing Authority to a Science-Based Public Health Agency

*2007-11-13@DOJ      @     

Press Release: Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Vulcan's Acquisition of Florida Rock - Divestitures of Nine Aggregate Facilities in Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia Will Preserve Competition

*2007-11-13@FCC signs_s13.gif      @     

Chairman Martin Proposes Revision to the Newspaper/Broadcast Cross-Ownership Rule

News Release

Joint Statement by Commissioners Copps and Adelstein on Chairman Martin's Cross-Ownership Proposal

media ownership rules‚Ì‚¤‚¿Across-ownership rule‚¾‚¯‚ðãˆÊ20ŽsêiDMAsj‚ÉŒÀ‚Á‚āAˆê’è‚ÌðŒ‚Ì‚à‚Æ“P”p‚·‚éˆÄ‚ð’ñ‹N

*2007-11-13@EC       @     

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Google's proposed take over of DoubleClick

Phase II – competition concerns in the markets for intermediation an ad serving in online advertising

*2007-11-13@EC      @     

State aid: the Commission considers that the German state aid for Kiel-Holtenau Airport conforms to the joint task scheme already approved in 2005

State aid: Commission amends transitional measures for changing the tax system applicable to Belgian coordination centres

State aid: Commission opens in-depth inquiry into proposed French R&D aid to Peugeot-Citroën for hybrid diesel car

*2007-11-13@EC       @     

Commission acts to reduce telecoms regulation by 50% to focus on broadband competition

FAQs - EU Telecoms: the Article 7 procedure, the role of the Commission and the impact of the EU Telecoms Reform - Frequently Asked Questions

ŠÖ˜AŽsê‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚銩F18Ë7iíœ‚³‚ꂽ’†‚ɂ́AfBroadcasting transmission [Market 18]f‚ðŠÜ‚ށG‚»‚êˆÈŠO‚ðÝ’è‚·‚éÛ‚Ì3—vŒkhigh and non-transitory barriers to entry, market structure, insufficiency of competition law alonelj

Commission proposes a single European Telecoms Market for 500 million consumers

FAQs

European Telecom Market Authority‚Ì‘nÝkV‹K‘¥lireplacing ERG, formal cooperation structure‚ɏ¸‰ØjAArticle 7Žè‘±‚«“™‚̏WŒ «‹­‰»kframework directive‰ü³l“™i‚È‚¨Aspectrum managementŠÖŒW‚͐i‰»j

Legislative proposalspress pack

*2007-11-13@EC      @     

Free movement of capital: Commission scrutinises amendments in Hungarian company law

*2007-11-13@EC   

Commission Legislative and Work Programme 2008 - Introductory remarks

José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission

European Parliament Plenary debate, Strasbourg, 13 November 2007

2008 – strengthen consumer protection regarding contractual rights, new Consumer Scoreboard, better access to justice for citizensc

*2007-11-13@EC   

1st Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC) Meeting, November 9, Washington, DC - Joint Statement

*2007-11-13@Ofcom      @     

Notice of Ofcomfs proposal to make Wireless Telegraphy Regulations relating to Satellite Services licences

*2007-11-13@BBC Trust      @     

BBC Trust publishes NAO report into the BBC's preparedness for digital switchover

*2007-11-13@‘–±È      @     

uŽü”g”Ä•ÒƒAƒNƒVƒ‡ƒ“ƒvƒ‰ƒ“i•½¬19”N11ŒŽ‰ü’è”Łjv‚ÌŒö•\‹y‚шӌ©•åW‚ÌŒ‹‰Ê

*2007-11-12@EC      @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Sunny World by OSRAM

*2007-11-12@BBC Trust/Ofcom       @     

BBC Trust Unit publishes Public Value Assessment on proposals for a Gaelic Digital Service

Ofcom completes Market Impact Assessment on the proposed Gaelic Digital Service

PVA - ‘S‘Ì‚Æ‚µ‚Ä‚Í—¹‚¾‚ªAfthe evidence presently before the Trust is not sufficientf^MIA – simplified procedure‚Å—¹

*2007-11-12@‘–±È     @     

u“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•ª–ì‚É‚¨‚¯‚éˆÓŒ©\o§“x‚̉^—p‚ÉŒW‚éƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“viˆÄj‚̈ӌ©•åW

*2007-11-09@EC      @     

Making consumers' right to damages a reality: the case for collective redress mechanisms in antitrust claims

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Conference on collective redress for European consumers, Lisbon, 9th November 2007

—ˆ”N‘XAprivate damage‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éwhite paper”­oEcollective redress“±“ü‚à’ñˆÄ‚Ö

*2007-11-09@EC     @     

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of Danone Biscuits by Kraft, subject to conditions

*2007-11-09@EC     @     

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of ASAP by Dell

*2007-11-09@EC      @     

State aid: Commission launches infringement procedures against seven Member States for failure to implement Financial Transparency Directive

Transparency Directive‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é‹`–±•s—šsi‘“à–@‰»–¢j|‚È‚¨Œ»Ý‚ÌŽw—ß‚ÍDirective 2006/111/ECi‚±‚ê‚Ü‚Å‚Í80/723/EEC‚̉ü³‚Å—ˆ‚½iŽÀŽ¿‰ü’ù‚Í2005/81/EC‚ōŐV‚Ì‚à‚Ì‚Ícodified”Łjj¦‰p‘Aƒxƒ‹ƒM[“™‚ª‘“à–@‰»‚̃fƒbƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“ŠÔ‚ɍ‡‚킸

*2007-11-09@EC     @     

CAP Reform: Commission proposes new cotton reform taking account of Court of Justice ruling

*2007-11-09@Ofcom     @     

How will Ofcom consult?

Ofcom Consultation Guidelines – November 2007

*2007-11-09@JFTC     @     

u“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é‘Š’kŽ–—áW(•½¬‚P‚W”N“x)v‚ÌŒö•\‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä pdf

uŽÐ‰ïŒö‹¤“I‚È–Ú“I‚ÉŠî‚¢v‚½sˆ×‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä‚ÌŽ–—Ⴓ‚Ü‚´‚Ü

*2007-11-08@EC     @     

A renewed commitment to competition policy in Europe

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Conference on the Place of Competition Law in the Future Community Legal Order, Brussels 8th November 2007

ƒŠƒXƒ{ƒ“ð–ñ‚É‚¨‚¯‚镶Œ¾•ÏX‚ɂ‚¢‚āAŠî–{ŠT”O‚ª•Ï‚í‚ç‚Ê‚±‚Ƃւ́u”O‰Ÿ‚µvifthe Protocol is a legally binding affirmation of the current situation. For the first time ever it is written black on white that a system to ensure undistorted competition is an integral, an inseparable, part of our Internal Market objective, as provided for in Article 3 or the revised Treaty on European UnionfcfSo I simply do not agree with the scaremongers how argue that the Protocol is the end of European competition law as we know it.fj

*2007-11-08@EC    @     

"European state aid reform: what's in it for SMEs"

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

"European SME Policy - Challenges Ahead" conference on SME Policy Dialogue co-organised by the EPP-DE and UEAPME, Brussels, 8th November 2007

SME‚Æ‚¢‚¤Ø‚èŒû‚ŁAstate aid rule‚ðŠTŠÏ

*2007-11-08@EC    @     

Antitrust: Commission carries out inspections in the cathode ray tubes sector

*2007-11-08@CFI    @     

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-194/04 Bavarian Lager v Commission

Press release / full-text

right of access to documents containing personal data

*2007-11-08@Ofcom    @     

Procedures for the Management of Satellite Filings

*2007-11-08@Å‚Ù”»Š    @     

•½¬18(Žó)826@“Á‹–Œ NŠQ·Ž~¿‹Ž–ŒiÅ‚Ù”»Š‘æˆê¬–@’ì”»Œˆj

ãŠü‹pFi‚±‚±‚ł̓ŠƒTƒCƒNƒ‹•i‚ªju“Á‹–»•i‚̐V‚½‚Ȑ»‘¢‚É“–‚½‚é‚©‚Ç‚¤‚©v‚ɂ‚¢‚ẮAi‚Pj»•i‚Ì‘®«i‚Qj“Á‹–”­–¾‚Ì“à—ei‚Rj‰ÁH‹y‚Ñ•”Þ‚ÌŒðŠ·‚Ì‘Ô—li‚SjŽæˆø‚ÌŽÀî“™‚𑍍‡l—¶‚µ‚Ä”»’f‚·‚é‚Ì‚ª‘Š“–A‚Ƃ̊‚ðŽ¦‚µ‚½‚¤‚¦‚ŁAu‚ ‚Ă͂߁v‚ðŽÀŽ{

*2007-11-07@EC   @     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of English Welsh & Scottish Railway Holdings by Deutsche Bahn, subject to conditions

*2007-11-06@CC  @     

Mid-Kent Water / South-East Water: Notice of proposal to accept undertakings & proposed undertakings published

*2007-11-06@CC @ @     

PPI market investigation: Emerging thinking news release

PPI market investigation: Emerging thinking published

*2007-11-05@OFT @     

OFT accepts CGL undertakings instead of reference to the Competition Commission

*2007-11-05@‘–±È @     

’ʐME•ú‘—‚Ì‘‡“I‚È–@‘ÌŒn‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ‚P‚W‰ñj

ƒCƒ“ƒ^[ƒlƒbƒgã‚̈á–@E—LŠQƒRƒ“ƒeƒ“ƒc‘΍ôiŠCŠO”äŠruŒÂl“I–@‰vvuŽÐ‰ï“I–@‰vv‚ŋ敪j

*2007-11-02@FCC @     

Auction of 700 MHz Band Licenses; Revised Procedure for Auctions 73 and 76

Public Notice pdf

*2007-11-02@‘–±È @     

Œg‘Ñ’[––Œü‚¯ƒ}ƒ‹ƒ`ƒƒfƒBƒA•ú‘—ƒT[ƒrƒX“™‚݂̍è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鍧’k‰ïi‘æ‚R‰ñj”z•tŽ‘—¿

”ŠO‘‚É‚¨‚¯‚éŒg‘Ñ’[––Œü‚¯ƒ}ƒ‹ƒ`ƒƒfƒBƒA•ú‘—ƒT[ƒrƒX‚Ì“®Œü

*2007-11-01@BBC Trust @     

What the BBC is for

Speech by Sir Michael Lyons, Chairman of the BBC Trust

Royal Television Society Fleming Memorial Lecture

six yearsf planô’è‚ÉŒü‚¯‚½Trust/ExecutiveŠÔ‚Ì‹c˜_Afthe Trust is commissioning a study of the costs of on-screen and on-air talent so that we can satisfy ourselves that the greatest value is being created for audiencesf

*2007-11-01@OFT

OFT publishes anti-money laundering guidance

OFT‚ÌŒ ”\Šg‘å‚É”º‚¤‚à‚Ì

 

October

 

*2007-10-31@DOJ     

Speech: Maximizing Welfare Through Technological Innovation - Presented at the George Mason University Law Review 11th Annual Symposium by Assistant Attorney General Thomas O. Barnett

*2007-10-31@FCC     

FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure Reasonable Franchising Process for Incumbent Video Providers

News Release / Order

*2007-10-31@FCC     

FCC Adopts Rules to Increase Choice and Competition Among Video Providers for Consumers Residing in Multiple Dwelling Units.

News Release

—v‚·‚é‚ɏW‡Z‘î‚ւ̃AƒNƒZƒX‹£‘ˆ‚ÌŠm•Û

*2007-10-31@FCC     

FCC Releases Data on High-Speed Services for Internet Access

News Release / Report

*2007-10-31@FCC     

FCC Chairman and Commissioners Statements at Public Hearing on Localism in Washington, DC

Martin Statement / Copps Statement / Adelstein Statement / Tate Statement / McDowell Statement

*2007-10-31@EC     

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of joint control over Dailycer Group and DVG by OEP and MSP Stiftung

*2007-10-31@EC     

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of Numico by Danone, subject to conditions

*2007-10-31@CAT Newly added!     

Independent Media Support Limited - Judgment on the preliminary issue pdf

Independent Media Support Limited v Office of Communications [Case No: 1087/2/3/07]

CAT‚É‚æ‚éR¸‚ÉŠY“–‚·‚éuŒˆ’èv‚©‚Ç‚¤‚©[Section 46/47 of 1998 Act]‚𑈂Á‚½ƒP[ƒXiOfcom‚ªŽÀŽ¿“I‚É”»’f‚ð‰º‚µ‚Ä‚¢‚ê‚ΊY“–A‚»‚¤‚Å‚È‚¯‚ê‚Îcase handlingj|IMS‚ÌŽå’£‚ð‘Þ‚¯AŒãŽÒ‚Æ”»’f

cf.*2007-05-31 Ofcom - BBC/BBC Broadcast

*2007-10-31@CC     

Groceries market provisional findings: News release

Groceries market investigation: Notice of provisional findings, provisional findings report and notice of possible remedies published

*2007-10-31@OFT     

House of Lords upholds decision on credit card cover for overseas purchases

*2007-10-31@JFTC     

•½¬‚P‚X”N“xã”¼Šú‚É‚¨‚¯‚鉺¿–@‚̉^—pó‹µ‹y‚э¡Œã‚ÌŽæ‘g pdf

*2007-10-30@DOJ    

Press Release: Justice Department Requires Divestitures in AT&T's Acquisition of Dobson Communications - Sale of Assets Will Help Preserve Competition for Rural Consumers of Mobile Wireless Services in Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Texas

*2007-10-30@EC    

Mergers: Commission clears joint venture between AREVA NP and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

*2007-10-30@‘–±È    

ƒAƒCƒs[ƒ‚ƒoƒCƒ‹‚©‚ç‚Ì2GHz‘Ñ‚ÌŽü”g”‚ðŽg—p‚·‚é“Á’èŠî’n‹Ç‚ÌŠJÝŒv‰æ‚Ì”F’è‚̕ԏã‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2007-10-30@‘–±È    

Ž‹’®ŠoáŠQŽÒŒü‚¯•ú‘—•‹ys­‚ÌŽwj‚ÌŒö•\

*2007-10-30@JFTC    

•½¬‚P‚X”N“xã”¼Šú‚É‚¨‚¯‚éŒi•i•\Ž¦–@‚̉^—pó‹µ‹y‚яÁ”ïŽÒŽæˆø‚Ì“K³‰»‚Ö‚ÌŽæ‘g pdf

*2007-10-29@EC   

Investment services: entry into force of MiFID a boon for financial markets and investor protection

FAQs

MiFID = Markets in Financial Instruments Directiveiu‹à—Z¤•iŽsêŽw—߁vj – corerstone of FSAP, adopted under hLamfalussy processh^concentration ruleiŽsêW’†ƒ‹[ƒ‹j‚Ì“P”piLevel 1jAobligation to divide clients into different categoriesiLevel 2j“™

*2007-10-29@EC   

Cultural statistics

The cultural economy and cultural activities in the EU27

*2007-10-29@BBC Trust   

New right of appeal to the BBC Trust on complaints about licence fee collection

*2007-10-26@FCC   

FCC Consents to Atlantis's Acquisition of Alltel's Wireless Licenses and Authorizations

News Release / MO&O

*2007-10-26@EC   

White paper on the "Networked Media of the future", by Networked Media Task Force (NM-TF) that comprises of three Networks of Excellence in the area of Networked Media funded under the EC Framework Programme 6 (VISNET-II , INTERMEDIA  and CONTENT ), October 2007

*2007-10-26@EC signs_s13.gif   

Antitrust: Commission calls for comments on a draft legislative package to introduce settlement procedure for cartels

FAQs

‹K‘¥1/2003†‚̎葱‹K‘¥773/2004†‚̈ꕔ‰ü³‹y‚ÑNotice‚̐VÝ‚É‚æ‚ésettlement procedurei'fast trackfj‚Ì‘nÝˆÄ

*2007-10-26@EC signs_s13.gif   

State aid: Commission issues guidance to speed up implementation of state aid recovery decisions

Deggendorf”»Œˆ“™‚ðŽó‚¯‚ÄŽæ‚è‚Ü‚Æ‚ß‚ç‚ꂽbest practiceˆÄ

*2007-10-26@EC   

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of Lyondell by Basell

*2007-10-26@EC   

Mergers: Commission approves Owens Corning's proposed acquisition of Saint-Gobain's Vetrotex business, subject to conditions

*2007-10-26@‘–±È   

u•ú‘—”Ô‘g§ì‹ÆŽÀ‘Ô’²¸vi•½¬‚P‚X”N‚SŒŽŽÀŽ{j‚ÌŒ‹‰Ê

*2007-10-26@‘–±È   

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*2007-10-26@‘–±È    

“Œ“ú–{“dM“d˜bŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‹y‚ѐ¼“ú–{“dM“d˜bŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‚ÌŠˆ—p‹Æ–±‚ÉŒW‚é”F‰Â\¿‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é‘æˆêŽŸˆÓŒ©•åW@ŽŸ¢‘ãƒlƒbƒgƒ[ƒN‚ð—˜—p‚µ‚½ƒtƒŒƒbƒcƒT[ƒrƒX‚ÌŒ§ŠÔ–ð–±’ñ‹ŸE—¿‹àÝ’è“™ - “ŒE¼‚m‚s‚s‚Ì‹Æ–±”͈͊g‘å‚Ì”F‰Â‚ÉŒW‚éuŒö³‚È‹£‘ˆ‚ÌŠm•Û‚ÉŽxá‚ð‹y‚Ú‚·‚¨‚»‚êv‚Ì‚ ‚éê‡“™‚̍l‚¦•ûy“ŒE¼‚m‚s‚s‚Ì‹Æ–±”͈͊g‘å‚ÉŒW‚éŒö³‹£‘ˆƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“z

*2007-10-26@‘–±È    

ŽŸ¢‘ãƒlƒbƒgƒ[ƒN‚ÉŒW‚éÚ‘±ƒ‹[ƒ‹‚݂̍è•û‚ɂ‚¢‚ā@î•ñ’ʐMR‹c‰ï‚Ö‚ÌŽ–â

*2007-10-26@‘–±È   

‹K§‰e‹¿•ªÍi‚q‚h‚`j‚ÌŽŽs“IŽÀŽ{ó‹µi•½¬16”N10ŒŽ‚P“ú‚©‚畽¬19”N‚XŒŽ––‚܂Łj

*2007-10-26@‘–±È   

“à—eØ–¾‹y‚Ñ“Á•Ê‘—’B‚Ì—X•Ö•¨‚ÉŒW‚é•s“K³‚È”FØŽ––±‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é—X•ÖŽ–‹ÆŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‹y‚Ñ—X•Ö‹ÇŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‚ɑ΂·‚é‘[’u

*2007-10-25@DOJ   

Press Release: Statement of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division Regarding Its Investigation of Hearst Corporation's Proposed Acquisition of Tracking Stock in MediaNews Group Inc. - Division Closes Investigation, Parties' Interactions Will Continue to Be Subject to the Antitrust Laws

*2007-10-25@FCC signs_s13.gif   

Commissioner Copps Letter on News Corp./Dow Jones Acquisition.

Letter pdf

Chairman‚ɑ΂·‚é–â‘è’ñ‹NƒŒƒ^[ithis transaction would leave News Corp. in control of a Big Four broadcast network and two of the nationfs five largest newspaperscFor residents of the local New York metropolitan area, it will also mean that a single company operates two of the areafs most popular television stations and tow of its most popular newspaperscThe proposed transaction would appear directly to affect the New York metropolitan market in terms of localism, diversity and competitonj

*2007-10-25@CFI   

Judgments of the Court of First Instance in cases T-27/03, T-46/03, T-58/03, T-59/03, T-80/03, T-97/03 et T-98/03 SP v Commission

Press release / full-text

expiry of the ECSC Treaty‚ÌŒø‰Ê|fthe Court declares the Commission decision to be unlawful and annuls itf

*2007-10-25@ECJ AG Opinion @Newly added!   

Opinion of Advocate General in Case C-250/06 United Pan-Europe Communications Belgium SA, Coditel Brabant Sam Société Intercommunale pour la Diffusion de la Télévision (Brutele), Wolu TV ASBL v État Belge – preliminary ruling

Full-text

ƒxƒ‹ƒM[‚̃}ƒXƒgƒLƒƒƒŠ[‹K’è‚ɂ‚¢‚āAæ—áiGoudaj‚ÉŠî‚«A‘½Œ³‘̐§•ú‘—ƒVƒXƒeƒ€Šm—§Šé}‚̏ꍇ‚ɂ́AŽ©—RˆÚ“®‘jŠQ‚̐³“–‰»——R‚Æ‚È‚éŽ|ˆÓŒ©A‚Ü‚½‘—•tŒ³Ù”»Š‚ª”ä—ጴ‘¥‚ð”»’f‚·‚éÛ‚Ì—¯ˆÓ“_‚R‚‚ð’ñŽ¦

*2007-10-25@EC   

Mergers: Commission clears planned acquisition of Dade Behring by Siemens

*2007-10-25@OFT   

OFT refers water tank merger to the Competition Commission

*2007-10-24@EC Newly added!   

Commission adopts 6th report on "Television without frontiers"

’è—჊ƒ|[ƒgF country of origin principle‚Ì—áŠOŽ–—áiArticle 22j‚Æ‚µ‚āAhExtasi TVh‚̃P[ƒX

*2007-10-24@EC   

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of MAP by Antalis subject to commitments

*2007-10-24@EC   

State aid: Commission launches probe into possible aid to Polish tube producers Walcownia Rur Jedność and Walcownia Rur Jedność Serwis

State aid: Commission orders recovery of restructuring aid from Polish seamless tube producer Technologie Buczek

*2007-10-24@EC    

State aid: Commission prohibits planned subsidies for digital terrestrial TV in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany – eIn its 2005 decision, the Commission provided guidance on possible forms of state support to digitalisation.f

*2007-10-23@DOJ  

Press Release: Department of Justice Requires Divestiture in Abitibi /Bowater Merger - Companies to Divest Newsprint Mill in Arizona to Preserve Competition

*2007-10-23@ECJ  Newly added!      @     

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-440/05 Commission of the European Communities v Council of the European Union

Press release / full-text

*2007-10-23@ECJ  

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-11/06 & C-12/06 Morgan

Press release / full-text

fin principle, a Member State is entitled, c, to grant such assistance only to students who have demonstrated a certain degree of integration into the society of that StatefA‚µ‚©‚µ‚±‚̃P[ƒX‚Å‚Íjustification‚ðŽæ‚ꂸ

*2007-10-23@ECJ @

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-112/05 Commission v Germany

Press release / full-text

VW–@‚ÆŽ‘–{‚ÌŽ©—RˆÚ“®F certain special circumstances‚É‚Íjustification‚ð”F‚ß‚é‚Æ‚·‚邪Aprotection of workers, protection of minority shareholders‚Å‚Í‹p‰º

*2007-10-23@EC  

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission approves aid to the Rzeszów Jasionka Airport in Poland 

State aid: Commission approves aid by Greece to road infrastructure 

State aid: Commission approves aid to Newquay Cornwall Airport in the UK - Community guidelines on financing of airports and start-up aid to airlines departing from regional airports

State aid: opening of a formal investigation procedure into possible overcompensation of Deutsche Bahn AG by the German federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg for public service contracts  

State aid: Commission launches in-depth investigation into unlimited state guarantee for the French post office (La Poste)

*2007-10-23@EC  

Making Europe more attractive to highly skilled migrants and increasing the protection of lawfully residing and working migrants – EU Blue Card‚Ì‘nÝ

*2007-10-23@EC  

Ownership rules for audit firms: Commission services publish independent study on the impact on the audit market

*2007-10-23@‘–±È  

‚m‚g‚j‚̉q¯•ú‘—‚Ì•Û—Lƒ`ƒƒƒ“ƒlƒ‹”‚݂̍è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ‚R‰ñji•½¬‚P‚X”N‚P‚OŒŽ‚P‚U“úŠJÃj

’¼ÚŒo”ï‹y‚ъԐڔï—p‚̈•ªE•Š‰Û“™‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä‚ÌŽ‘—¿‚ ‚è

*2007-10-22@EC  

Antitrust: Commission ensures compliance with 2004 Decision against Microsoft

FAQs

NB: eThe agreement(remedy) will be enforceable before the High Court in London, and will provide effective remedies, including damages, for third party developers in the event that Microsoft breaches those agreements.fi‚È‚¨AMS‚̃P[ƒX‚Í‚à‚¤ˆêŒŽc‚Á‚Ä‚¢‚éj

Introductory remarks on Microsoft's compliance with March 2004 antitrust decision

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Press conference, Brussels, 22nd October 2007

*2007-10-22@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of parts of Ingersoll Rand Company by Doosan

*2007-10-22@EC  

The digital dividend: towards a win-win situation for the media and tele- communication sectors

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

First Workshop with the members of the European Regulators Group (ERG) and the European Platform of (Audiovisual) Regulatory Authorities (EPRA)

Capri, 18-19 October 2007

ftimely to start discussing the prospects of terrestrial HDTV on a European scalef [BBC Trust‚̍ŋ߂̌ˆ’è‚ðˆø‚«‚‚Â]

*2007-10-22@Ofcom  

New News, Future News - Responses to the Ofcom discussion document pdf

ˆÓŒ©•åWŒ‹‰Ê‚̂܂Ƃ߁F Plurality – SkyNews‚Í‘æŽO¨—Í‚É / Žá‚¢¢‘ã‚Ìdisengagement / Impartiality|same regulation‚ðŽæ‚ç‚È‚¢ê‡‚ÌŒ‹‰Ê‚Ö‚ÌŒœ”O “™

cf.*2007-07-04@Œ³—ˆ‚Ìissues for debate – Plurality in national and international news / Television news for the nations and regions / Engagement and disengagement with television news / Impartiality in television news

*2007-10-22@Ofcom  

3G Rollout obligation

*2007-10-22@‘–±È  

’ʐME•ú‘—‚Ì‘‡“I‚È–@‘ÌŒn‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ‚P‚V‰ñj

ŽY‹ÆŠTŠÏAuŽÐ‰ï“I‰e‹¿—́vAƒlƒbƒg”zM‚ɑ΂·‚é•ú‘—‹K—¥‚Ì“K—piŠCŠOŽ–—áj

*2007-10-19@DOJ  

U.S. v. Microsoft: Report Stating the Position of the United States on the Recently-Filed Motions to Extend the States' Final Judgements

*2007-10-19@Informal European Council signs_s13.gif  

EU moves forward with the Treaty of Lisbon

European Parliament:

Reform Treaty - key Lisbon summit opens

European Commission:

"Debate on the informal Council in Lisbon"

José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission

European Parliament, Strasbourg, 23 October 2007

*2007-10-19@EC  

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of Hilton by Blackstone

*2007-10-19@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves joint venture between Bongrain and Sodiaal

*2007-10-19@EC  

Antitrust: Commission market tests commitments from eight members of SkyTeam concerning their alliance cooperation

*2007-10-19@CC   

Macquarie UK Broadcast Ventures Limited / National Grid Wireless Group: Notice of acceptance of undertakings published

fpre-emptive actionf (gun-jumping)–hŽ~ôATechnical Monitor‚̐ݒu

cf.*2007-08-08

*2007-10-19@CC

GAME Group plc / Game Station Limited: Notice of acceptance of revised undertakings and revised undertakings published

*2007-10-18@EC

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Altadis by Imperial Tobacco, subject to conditions

*2007-10-18@EC

Competition: Commission threatens Malta with Court action over import monopoly for petroleum products – Article 31 EC

*2007-10-18@EC

State aid: Commission closes infringement procedure against Slovenia following full implementation of Financial Transparency Directive

*2007-10-18/17@BBC/BBC Trust  

Radical reform to deliver a more focused BBC - Speech to BBC staff on delivering Creative Future

Trust:

A distinctive BBC: providing quality and valued by all

*2007-10-18@BBC Trust/BBC Worldwide signs_s13.gif 

Trust approves BBC ebbc.comf proposals

Worldwide:

BBC Trust approves bbc.com proposal

Assessment of fit with four criteria: Fit with public purposes / commercial efficiency / BBC reputation and brand / Fair trading and market considerations; the last fourth condition – Separationi“à•”•â•–hŽ~A”zMƒRƒXƒg‚̓tƒ‹ƒRƒXƒgj / Transfer pricingirights pricing‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä‚Íindependent report‚Å’S•Ûj / Cross-promotioniƒKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“‚̃R[ƒh€‹’j / Market distortion / Compliance with competition law | ÅIðŒ1. editorial safeguards / 2. future changes

*2007-10-17@EC

Mergers: Commission approves creation of joint venture between BAE Systems and VT Group

*2007-10-17@EC

Anti-trust: Groupement des Cartes Bancaires restricts competition by hindering the issuance of cards at competitive prices

*2007-10-17@EC

Internal Market: Commission acts to ensure 22 Member States implement EU laws

Ireland – Directive on rental and lending rights

*2007-10-17@EC

Internal Market: Commission requests France to remove obstacles to provision of services by networks of audit firms

*2007-10-17@EC

Freedom of establishment: Commission closes proceedings instituted against France and Germany

Germany – obstacles to obtaining television broadcasting licences removed

*2007-10-17@EC

Freedom of establishment: The Commission asks Spain to amend its legislation governing large-scale distributors

*2007-10-17@DCMS Newly added!

Future of film archives secured - James Purnell announces £25 million for national and regional film archives

*2007-10-17@“Œ‹žØŒ”ŽæˆøŠ Newly added!

ƒRƒ“ƒvƒ‰ƒCƒAƒ“ƒX•”–厩Žå‹K§‹@”\‹­‰»ƒvƒƒOƒ‰ƒ€‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2007-10-16@FCC

Chairman Martin's Statement Regarding The Third Circuit's Decision Affirming The Wireline Broadband Order pdf

*2007-10-16@EC

Commissioner Reding meets the Italian Telecoms Regulator AGCOM

*2007-10-16@Ofcom

Ofcom Annual Lecture - Citizens and Consumer in a Converged World

citizen/consumer‚ÌŽ‹“_|fWe will shortly publish a discussion paper reflecting on how we interpret Ofcomfs role in furthering the interests of citizensfG citizen – euniversal access, PSB, local radio services, the DDR and harmful internet contentf / consumer – effective competition (level playing field), consumer empowerment, consumer protection

*2007-10-16@JFTC signs_s13.gif 

“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@‚̉ü³“™‚ÌŠî–{“Il‚¦•û‚ÌŒö•\‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2007-10-16 Šé‹Æ‰ïŒvŠî€ˆÏˆõ‰ï Newly added!

Šé‹ÆŒ‹‡ƒvƒƒWƒFƒNƒgEƒ`[ƒ€uŠé‹ÆŒ‹‡‰ïŒv‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é’²¸•ñ |EU‚É‚æ‚铯“™«•]‰¿‚ÉŠÖ˜A‚·‚鍀–ڂɂ‚¢‚ā|v‚ðŒö•\

ƒp[ƒ`ƒFƒX–@^Ž•ªƒv[ƒŠƒ“ƒO–@

*2007-10-15@DOJ

Press Release: Iconix Brand Group to Pay $550,000 Civil Penalty for Violating Antitrust Pre-Merger Notification Requirements - Violation Occurred When Iconix Acquired Rocawear

*2007-10-15@EC  

Commission confirms UK-list of major events to be televised free-to-air

*2007-10-15@EC  

Two speed broadband: Europe underlines regulatory problems to be addressed through reform

*2007-10-15@EC

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Bonnier Danish book publishing business by Egmont, subject to commitments

*2007-10-15@Conseil de la Concurrence Newly added!

Market for high-speed Internet access

France TelecomiWanadooj‚̃P[ƒX

*2007-10-15@Lords Communications Committee  Newly added!

Chairmanship of the BBC

The Government's response was published on Monday 15 October 2007 and the Committee issued a further press notice

cf.*2007-08-03

*2007-10-12@FCC

FCC Grants AT&T Forbearance

Order pdf

*2007-10-12@CFI

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-474/04 Pergan Hilfsstoffe für industrielle Prozesse v Commission

Press release / full-text

Žè‘±‚«–@‚Æ‚µ‚Ä‘åØ‚È”»—áF Œö•\—p‚Ìnon-confidential version‚̍쐬‚ð‚ß‚®‚Á‚Ä

*2007-10-12@EC

Better Regulation for a Single Market in Telecoms

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

Plenary meeting of the European Regulators Group, Athens, 11 October 2007

*2007-10-11@EC

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Organon BS by Schering-Plough, subject to conditions

*2007-10-11@EC

Antitrust: Commission opens Belgian gas market to competition – Article 9 commitment decision

cf.*2006-05-16

*2007-10-11@EC

Antitrust: Commission carries out inspections in the international freight forwarding sector

*2007-10-11@EC

"Global Europe – competing and cooperating"

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

"Women in European Business" (WEB) conference, Frankfurt, 11th October 2007

*2007-10-11@EC

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission reopens investigation into restructuring of Polish machinery producer Huta Stalowa Wola

State aid: Commission opens in-depth inquiry into €31 million subsidy to French domestic appliances manufacturer FagorBrandt

State aid: Commission authorises €31 million aid from French Industrial Innovation Agency for OSIRIS R&D programme

*2007-10-11@CC

CC formally clears football pools merger

Sportech plc / Vernons: Final report published

*2007-10-11@‘–±È

—Lü•ú‘—‚É‚æ‚é•ú‘—‚̍đ—M‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ1‰ñji•½¬19”N10ŒŽ5“új

*2007-10-10@EC

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into possible aid in privatisation of Romanian car producer Automobile Craiova

State aid: Commission gives conditional authorisation for public aid to finance La Poste pensions for civil servants

State aid: Commission initiates formal investigation into how RATP's pensions are financed

Commission approves public financing for Grosseto regional airport in Italy - Community guidelines on financing of airports and start-up aid to airlines departing from regional airports

Commission gives green light to Italian State aid for clean lorries

Commission approves new United Kingdom levy schemes for promotion and quality products

State aid: Commission endorses reform of supplementary pension regime in Greek banking sector

State aid: Commission opens formal investigation into Spaines tax scheme for the acquisition of shares in foreign companies

Commission gives Romania one month to improve farm aid systems; welcomes progress made in Bulgaria - Commission Regulation 1423/2006

*2007-10-10@EC

w•ñ‘u“Æ—§s­–@l‰ïŒvŠî€v‹y‚сu“Æ—§s­–@l‰ïŒvŠî€’‰ðv‚̉ü’ù‚ɂ‚¢‚āiˆÄjx‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éˆÓŒ©•åW

“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ‚É‚¨‚¯‚é‰ïŒv§“x‚݂̍è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ‚X‰ñji•½¬‚P‚X”N‚P‚OŒŽ‚X“új

*2007-10-09@EC

The European Approach to Promoting "Content Online" pdf

High Level Seminar on European Audiovisual Content Online, Lisbon, 9 October 2007 / Agenda

forthcoming eCommunication on Creative Content Onlinef‚𒆐S‚Ɂi3‚‚̖ړI‚Æ4‚‚̃`ƒƒƒŒƒ“ƒWji•¹‚¹‚ÄAVMSŽw—߁AMEDIA2007AFilm Online CharterADigital Libraries actionj

*2007-10-08@EC signs_s13.gif  

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Thomson's take over of Reuters

*2007-10-08@EC

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Getronics by KPN

*2007-10-08@EC

"The Law and Economics of State aid control – a Commission Perspective"

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Joint EStALI/ESMT Conference, "The Law and Economics of European State Aid Control", Berlin, 8th October 2007

fbalancing testf‚Ì“±“ü‚ɂ‚¢‚āG R&D&I Framework‚ªfThis takes the refined economic approach fully to heartf‚Å‚ ‚邱‚ƁiÅ‰‚Írisk capital guidelinesj

*2007-10-05@FCC  

Competitive Bidding Procedures for Auction of 700 MHz Licenses (Auction 73)

Public Notice pdf

*2007-10-05@EC  

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Magirus EID by Avnet

*2007-10-05@BBC/BBC Trust  

Press Releases:

Wyatt report findings and recommendations published

Peter Fincham resigns as Controller, BBC One

ƒŠƒXƒNƒ}ƒlƒWƒƒ“ƒg‚Ì’†gF Managed Programme Risk List that is monitored at senior editorial meetings / commissioning”Ô‘g‚Ìeditorial control

Wyatt Report: HM Queen documentary - Statement by the Trust

*2007-10-04@Ofcom signs_s13.gif 

Ofcom considers Sky proposal to offer pay TV services on digital terrestrial TV

3‚‚̑I‘ðŽˆ‚ð’ñŽ¦‚µ‚Ä‚¢‚éó‹µ – licence conditions‚©‚ç‚Ì”»’fŽ–—á

*2007-10-03@EC signs_s13.gif 

Mergers: Commission confirms approval of recorded music joint venture between Sony and Bertelsmann after re-assessment subsequent to Court decision

*2007-10-03@EC signs_s13.gif

Antitrust: Commission fines Visa €10.2 million for refusing to admit Morgan Stanley as a member

FAQs

complaint withdrawnA‚È‚ê‚ǁcG@kFAQs, p.2l82ð‚Å‚Í‚È‚­81ð“K—pi'complementary inasmuch as they are both tools pursuing the objective of cArticle 3(g)fjG ‹£‡Ž–‹ÆŽÒˆÈŠO‚ÌŽæˆø‹‘â

*2007-10-03@EC  

Antitrust: Commission fines bitumen suppliers € 183 million for market sharing and price coordination in Spain

*2007-10-03@EC 

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Alcan by Rio Tinto

*2007-10-03@EC 

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of ABN AMRO assets by Fortis, subject to conditions

*2007-10-03@EC 

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed take-over of Telelogic by IBM

*2007-10-03@EC 

Introductory remarks on Spanish bitumen cartel, Visa/Morgan Stanley and Sony/BMG joint venture

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Press conference. Brussels, 3rd October 2007

*2007-10-03@Ofcom 

Ofcom research identifies changing nature of childrenfs programming

Key findings: Parents value highly the role that childrenfs television plays in society, and believe that public service programming is particularly important / ..they have clearly indicated that they wanted more drama and factual programming for older children and young teenagers / cthe future provision of new UK-originated programming for children, particularly drama and factual, looks increasingly uncertain other than the BBCfs output /c

*2007-10-03@CC 

CAA publishes CC airports charges report

Heathrow / Gatwick Quinquennial Review: Final Report published

CAA‚̏ã‘i‹@ŠÖ‚Æ‚µ‚Ä‚ÌCC

*2007-10-02@CC signs_s13.gif 

CC provisionally finds BSkyB/ITV acquisition restricts competition

BSkyB / ITV: Notice of provisional findings, Summary of provisional findings & Notice of remedies published

BSkyB / ITV: Full provisional findings report published Newly added!

Žb’èˆÓŒ©‚ÌŒö•\F¡ŒãƒpƒuƒRƒ‚ðŒo‚ăŒƒ|[ƒg‰»A‘–±‘åbiBERRi‹ŒDTIjj‚Ö’ñoG@“à—eF‹£‘ˆ‚ÉŠÖ‚µ‚Ä‚ÍITV‚̐헪‚ɉe‹¿‚ð—^‚¦kSky‚Æ’¼Ú‚Ì‹£‡ŠÖŒW‚É‚ ‚邱‚Æ‚ðdŽ‹lSLC‚ɂ‚Ȃª‚邨‚»‚ê‚ ‚èAplurality‚ÉŠÖ‚µ‚Ä‚Í–â‘è‚È‚µG i‹ŒDTI guidance section 4.12ˆÈ‰º‚Ì’Ê‚è‚ɐisj ‚È‚¨AV–@‰º‚Å‚Ìpublic interest case‚͏‰i‚©‚‚Ă͂»‚à‚»‚à”»’fŠî€‚ªSLC‚Å‚Í‚È‚­public interestj

cf.*2007-05-24@DTI/CC/OFT/Ofcom; *2007-04-27@OFT/Ofcom/DTI; *2007-02-26@DTI

*2007-10-02@BBC Trust 

BBC Trust statement on BBC editorial standards, controls and compliance

*2007-10-01@FCC signs_s13.gif 

FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure Competition in Video Distribution Market

R&O/NPRM pdf@

preserve and protect competition and diversity in the distribution of video programming, exclusive contract prohibition‚ÌŒp‘±iCA 1934, section 628(c)(2)(D)j

*2007-10-01@EC 

Antitrust: Commission initiates formal proceedings against Qualcomm

82ðˆá”½‚Ì‹^‚¢iFRAND‚É”½‚µ‚Ä‚¢‚é‚Æ‚Ì‹^‚¢j

*2007-10-01@EC 

Building a competitive European energy market

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Madrid Energy conference (in homage to former Commission Vice-President De Palacio), Madrid, 1st October 2007

*2007-10-01@EC 

Balancing European Energy and Environmental Needs

Andris Piebalgs, Energy Commissioner

Speech at the European Energy Challenges Conference, Madrid, 1 October 2007

proposed legislation: unbundling; the powers and independence of national energy regulators; regulatory and network cooperation; Security of supply and customer protection

*2007-10-01@BBC Trust  

BBC Worldwide acquisition of Lonely Planet

Trust‚É‚æ‚鎖‘OR¸‚Ì‚¤‚¦A”F‰Â

*2007-10-01@‘–±È @

–À˜fƒ[ƒ‹‚ւ̑Ήž‚݂̍è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ‚R‰ñj

Ž––±‹Çà–¾Ž‘—¿i–@§“x‚݂̍è•û‚ɂ‚¢‚ājA”ŠO‘‚Ì–À˜fƒ[ƒ‹‚ɑ΂·‚é‹K§‚ɂ‚¢‚āiEU‹y‚щÁ–¿Še‘–@‚àŠÜ‚ށj@“™

*2007-10-01@‘–±È

“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ•´‘ˆˆ—ˆÏˆõ‰ïi‘æ‚W‚O‰ñj‰ï‹cŽ‘—¿

“d‹C’ʐMŽ–‹Æ–@‘æ‚R‚Tð‘æ‚R€‚Ì‹K’è‚ÉŠî‚­“ú–{’ʐMŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‚̐\¿‚ÉŒW‚éÙ’èiˆÄj‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

 

September

 

*2007-09-28@DOJ Newly added!

Speech: Section 2 Remedies: A Necessary Challenge - Presented at the Fordham Competition Law Institute by Assistant Attorney General Thomas O. Barnett

*2007-09-28@EC

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Depfa Bank by Hypo Real Estate Group

*2007-09-28@EC

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Actebis by Arques

*2007-09-28@EC

Roaming milestone on 30 September: Eurotariff for all and full transparency

*2007-09-28@EC

Improving competition in European energy markets through effective unbundling

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Fordham Corporate Law Institute's Annual Seminar 2007, New York, 27th September 2007

*2007-09-28@BBC Newly added!

Trust outlines BBC priorities

*2007-09-28@JFTC

u’m“IàŽY‚Ì—˜—p‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é“Ɛè‹ÖŽ~–@ã‚ÌŽwjv‚ÌŒö•\‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä pdf

*2007-09-27@FTC

FTC Challenges Mylanfs Proposed Acquisition of Merckfs Generic Subsidiary - Companies Required to Sell Assets Related to Five Generic Pharmaceuticals

*2007-09-27@DOJ

Press Release: FirstGroup PLC and Laidlaw International Inc. Sell Off School Bus Contract in Alaska to Resolve Antitrust Concerns

*2007-09-27@EC

State aid: Commission requests Poland to end long-term power purchase agreements and approves compensation scheme to replace them

*2007-09-27@EC

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Hamilton by Aviva

*2007-09-27@BBC

BBC Vision launches new multiplatform strategy

*2007-09-27@‘–±È

‚m‚g‚j‚̉q¯•ú‘—‚Ì•Û—Lƒ`ƒƒƒ“ƒlƒ‹”‚݂̍è•û‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïi‘æ‚Q‰ñji•½¬‚P‚X”N‚XŒŽ‚Q‚T“úŠJÃj

*2007-09-26@DOJ

Speech: Global Antitrust Enforcement - Presented at the Georgetown Law Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium by Assistant Attorney General Thomas O. Barnett

*2007-09-26@EC

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission concludes that French state guarantee for Finnish nuclear power plant operator TVO does not constitute aid

State aid: Commission opens investigation into restructuring aid to Italian textile producer Legler

State aid: Commission opens investigation into possible Romanian aid to Mittal Steel Roman

*2007-09-26@Ofcom

Ofcom considers fast broadband outlook and pledges clarity for investors

*2007-09-26@OFT

OFT obtains undertakings from Belgian mail order company

*2007-09-26@‘–±È  

‹K§‚̐­ô•]‰¿‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ï@ÅI•ñ

*2007-09-25@FTC

FTC Provides U.S. House with Overview of Recent Antitrust Activities

Agency Has Focused Enforcement on Sectors of Economy with Greatest Impact on Consumers

*2007-09-25@FTC

FTC Approves Petitions for Proposed Divestitures in Matter of SCI/Alderwoods

*2007-09-26@EC

New issue of the Competition policy newsletter

includingcfA closer look at vertical mergersf; fBroadband competition in Maltaf; Cartel – switchgear; PSB state aid cases(Spain and Germany)

*2007-09-25@EC                

Competition: Commission issues final report on Business Insurance Sector Inquiry

FAQs

*2007-09-25@EC                

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of BASF's animal feed premix business by Nutreco

*2007-09-25@EC                

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of DSI Holding by CVC

*2007-09-25@EC                

Mergers: Commission approves proposed creation of joint venture between DSB and First for operation of Oresund bridge

*2007-09-25@EC                

State aid: Commission opens investigation into possible aid for privatisation of Romanian company Tractorul

*2007-09-25@Ofcom                  

Review of Rules on the Amount and Distribution of Advertising

AVMS Directive‚ɑΉž‚µ‚½‘“à–@‰ü³ƒvƒƒZƒX‚ÌŠJŽn

*2007-09-25@OFT                

OFT launches consultations on calculating direct benefits to consumers and on prioritisation of work

*2007-09-25@BBC Trust                  

BBC Trust publishes provisional conclusions on the BBC's HDTV proposals

*2007-09-25@‘–±È                

u—Lü•ú‘—‚É‚æ‚é•ú‘—‚̍đ—M‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ïv‚ÌŠJÃ

*2007-09-21@EC               

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Kemira GrowHow by Yara, subject to commitments

*2007-09-21@EC                

Mergers: Commission clears proposed acquisition of One by France Télécom and private equity investor Mid Europa Partners

*2007-09-21@EC                 

Mergers: Commission informs Spain of preliminary assessment that Spanish authorities' measures on proposed merger Enel/Acciona/Endesa violate EC law

*2007-09-21@EC                

Commissioner Piebalgs meets Kazak Energy minister Mynbayev to discuss bilateral energy issues

*2007-09-21@EC                

Better Choice, Service and Prices in the New European Energy Market

Andris Piebalgs, Energy Commissioner

Speech at the EU Energy Law Conference, Brussels, 19 September 2007

*2007-09-21@EC                

Le nouveau contexte des médias audiovisuels – tendances et enjeux publics

Viviane Reding, Membre de la Commission européenne responsable de la Société de l'Information et des Médias

Colloque international pour les 10 ans du Conseil supérieur de lfaudiovisuel de la Communauté française de Belgique, Bruxelles, le 21 septembre 2007

*2007-09-21@‘–±È                

Œg‘Ñ“d˜b‚ÉŒW‚é’[––‰¿Ši‚ƒʐM—¿‹à‚̋敪‚Ì–¾Šm‰»‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŒg‘Ñ“d˜bŽ–‹ÆŽÒ“™‚Ö‚Ì—v¿

*2007-09-20@EC                

Commissioner Reding meets the Chief Telecom Regulator of Greece, Nikitas Alexandridis

*2007-09-20@Ofcom               

Opening up mobile spectrum to support innovation and competition

*2007-09-20@BBC Trust               

BBC editorial standards, controls and compliance – statement by the BBC Trust

*2007-09-20@‘–±È               

uƒlƒbƒgƒ[ƒN‚Ì’†—§«‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚鍧’k‰ïvÅI•ñ‘‚ÌŒö•\

*2007-09-20@‘–±È               

u•½¬‚Q‚O”N“xˆÈ~‚̐ڑ±—¿ŽZ’è‚݂̍è•û‚ɂ‚¢‚āv@î•ñ’ʐMR‹c‰ï‚©‚ç‚Ì“š\

*2007-09-19@EC               

Antitrust: Commission fines members of fasteners cartels over €328 million

*2007-09-19@EC               

Mergers: Commission approves proposed take-over of part of Constantia's particle board division by Kronospan Group, subject to conditions

*2007-09-19@EC               

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Harman by KKR

*2007-09-19@EC               

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisitions of ABN AMRO assets by RBS and Santander

*2007-09-19@EC signs_s13.gif              

Energising Europe: A real market with secure supply

FAQs / MEMO

f However, the package contains safeguards to ensure that in the event that foreign companies wish to acquire a significant interest or even control over an EU network, they will have to demonstrably and unequivocally comply with the same unbundling requirements as EU companiesf

Speech:

More competitive energy markets: building on the findings of the sector inquiry to shape the right policy solutions

Neelie Kroes European Commissioner for Competition Policy

European Energy Institute, Brussels, 19th September 2007

*2007-09-19@ Ofcom                

Media sector analyst briefing - 19th September 2007

fNew forms of intervention required?f – PSP; AVMS; CRR remedy“™

*2007-09-18@FTC              

Commission Approves Comments to the FERC on the Wholesale Electric Power Market

*2007-09-18@EC              

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of Cumerio by Norddeutsche Affinerie AG (NA)

*2007-09-18@EC              

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Zodiac Marine by Carlyle

*2007-09-18@EC              

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Univar by CVC

*2007-09-18@BERR(ex.DTI)              

Minister calls for road map for super fast broadband

*2007-09-18@BBC Trust/Ofcom               

BBC Trust Unit publishes Public Value Assessment of BBC's HDTV proposals

Ofcom says BBCfs High Definition channel is unlikely to have significant negative market impacts

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*2007-09-18@‘–±È             

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*2007-09-17@CFI/EC             

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-201/04 Microsoft v Commission

Press release / full-text

ƒT[ƒo[‚́finteroperability informationf‚ɂ‚¢‚ÄŽæˆø‹‘âiu‘¼ŽÒ”rœvjFfthe refusal must be of such a kind as to exclude any effective competition on that marketf[one of the three conditionsiCommercial Solvents, Magil‚É‚Í‚¶‚Ü‚écaselawj] / Windows OS‚ÆWindows Media Player‚Ì•ø‚«‡‚킹iu‘¼ŽÒ”rœvjFfthere was a significant risk that the tying would lead to a weakening of competition in such a way that the maintenance of an effective competitive structure would not be ensured in the near futuref [one of the four conditions] / monitoring trustee‚ɂ‚¢‚Ă͔ےèino authority to compelj[para.1278]G judicial review‚Ìstandard‚ɂ‚¢‚ā\complex economic appraisal [para.82] @

European Commission:

Antitrust: Commission welcomes CFI ruling upholding Commissionfs decision on Microsoft's abuse of dominant market position

Introductory remarks on CFI ruling on Microsoft's abuse of dominant market position

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Press conference, Brussels, 17th September 2007

DOJ:

Press Release: Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, Thomas O. Barnett, Issues Statement on European Microsoft Decision

*2007-09-17@CFI           

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in joined cases T-125/03 & T-253/03 Akzo Nobel Chemicals et Akcros Chemicals v Commission

Press release / full-text

confidentiality of communications between lawyers and their clients‚ɂ‚¢‚Ă̈µ‚¢

*2007-09-17@EC           

Services sociaux d'intérêt général

Vladimír Špidla, Membre de la Commission européenne chargé de lfemploi, des affaires sociales et de lfégalité des chances

Forum sur les services sociaux d'intérêt general, Lisbonne, le 17 septembre 2007

*2007-09-17@CC signs_s13.gif             

BSkyB / ITV: Notice of extension and revised administrative timetable published

*2007-09-14@EC             

Antitrust: Commission ensures carmakers give independent garages access to repair information

cf.*2007-03-23@

*2007-09-14@EC           

Telecoms: Commission supports French regulator's call for common approach to lower mobile rates

*2007-09-13@EC          

Antitrust: Commission calls for comments on draft Guidelines for maritime transport

FAQs

*2007-09-13@EC          

State aid: Commission authorises two French R&D aid projects totalling €119 million

State aid: Commission authorises restructuring aid to Polish metal tools manufacturer Bison Bial subject to conditions

*2007-09-13@‘–±È         

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*2007-09-12@FCC         

FCC Establishes New Benchmarks and Procedures to Expedite Completion of the 800 MHz Rebanding Process.

MO&O / Public Notice

*2007-09-12@FCC         

FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure Competition in Video Distribution Market

News Release

*2007-09-12@CFI           

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-348/03 Koninklijke Friesland Foods v Commission

Press release / full-text

Commission has infringed the principle of protection of legitimate expectations / the general principle of equal treatment [tax special scheme]

*2007-09-12@CFI signs_s13.gif          

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-68/03 Olympiaki Aeroporia Ypiresies v Commission

Press release / full-text

partially annul the Commissionfs decision [lacks a statement of reasons]

*2007-09-12@CFI           

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-36/04 API v Commission

Press release / full-text

Commission committed an error of assessment [access to documents]

*2007-09-12@CFI         

Judgments of the Court of First Instance in cases T-30/05_T-36/05 Prym et Prym Consumer / Commission

Press release / full-text

*2007-09-12@EC           

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission opens formal investigation against Germany concerning possible subsidies to Deutsche Post

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State aid: Commission opens in-depth inquiry into proposed subsidy to Volvo Cars Gent – training aid

State aid: Commission opens an investigation into the Polish tonnage tax scheme for international maritime transport

State aid: European Commission opens investigation into support to Alghero airport, Italy

Aides d'Etat:State aid: la Commission autorise la prolongation des aides au transport combiné en lfAutrichethe Commission authorises the extension of aid to combined transport in Austria

*2007-09-12@EC         

Mergers: Commission clears proposed creation of Moneydirect joint venture between Amadeus and Sabre

*2007-09-12@EC         

Antitrust: Commission welcomes Court of First Instance judgments in needles and other haberdashery products cartel case

*2007-09-12@‘–±È        

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*2007-09-12@‘–±È        

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*2007-09-11@German Constitutional Court<