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Institutional Reform of the European Union
A New Start for Lisbon Strategy / State Aid reform / Provisions on international relations in EU competition policy

DG Competition Up coming events

Audiovisual and Media Policies – Regulatory Framework

The Future Role of Public Service Broadcasting

State Aid control - Tackling the Economic Crisis

 

June

 

*2009-06-30@FCC            @                                

Remarks of Chairman Julius Genachowski to the Staff of the Federal Communications Commission pdf

*2009-06-30@ECJ AG             @                                

In the view of Advocate General Verica Trestenjak, a pharmaceutical undertaking which stipulates increased export prices in order to restrict parallel trade has as its object the restriction of competition

*2009-06-30@EC            @                                

State aid: Commission temporarily approves recapitalisation and asset relief by Belgium for KBC Group 

*2009-06-30@EC            @                                

State aid: Commission approves 50 million rescue aid loan to German retailer Quelle

*2009-06-30@EC            @                                

State aid: Commission temporarily authorises recapitalisation and asset relief for German bank LBBW

*2009-06-30@EC            @                                

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Tiscali UK by Carphone Warehouse

*2009-06-30@EC            @                                

Did government interventions help in the crisis?

Neelie Kroes European Commissioner for Competition

Address at International Banking Conference of British Bankers Association London, 30 June 2009

*2009-06-30@EC            @                                

Commission adopts template for National Renewable Energy Action Plans

*2009-06-30@DCMS/BIS signs_s13.gif            @                                

Digital Britain Update: Actions and Implementation

The consultation will end on 22 September / The draft legislative programme set out plans for a Digital Economy Bill in the next Parliamentary session

*2009-06-30@OFT signs_s13.gif            @                                

OFT publishes revised guidance on Merger jurisdiction and procedure

*2009-06-30@‘–±È            @                                

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*2009-06-30@‘–±È            @                                

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*2009-06-29@FCC             @                                

Statement of Commissioner Copps on the Arrival of Chairman Julius Genachowski and the Departure of Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein

*2009-06-29@EC            @                                

Commission calls on Member States to implement new guidelines for improving Single Market

*2009-06-29@EC            @                                

State aid: Overview of national measures adopted as a response to the financial/economic crisis

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*2009-06-29@‘–±È           @                                

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*2009-06-26@FCC           @                                

Commission Vacates Enforcement Orders Relating to Time Warner Cable and Cox Cablefs Implementation of Switched Digital Video and Affirms Forfeiture Order Requiring Notice to Local Franchise Authorities

Order on Review

McDowell Statement

*2009-06-26@EC           @                                

State aid: Commission approves recapitalisation of Anglo Irish Bank

*2009-06-26@EC           @                                

How can the EU contribute to a more prosperous future?

Neelie Kroes European Commissioner for Competition

Address at Chatham House Conference: "Competition Policy after the Credit Crunch" London, 26 June 2009

*2009-06-26@Ofcom signs_s13.gif           @                                

Ofcom proposes measures to improve competition in pay TV

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*2009-06-26@‘–±È           @                                

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*2009-06-25@FCC          @                                

FCC Approves Embarq-CenturyTel Merger with Conditions

MO&O

*2009-06-25@EC          @                                

State aid: Commission refers Italy to Court for failure to respect Court ruling to recover illegal aid 

*2009-06-25@EC          @                                

State aid: Commission requests Belgium and the UK to implement Transparency Directive 

*2009-06-25@EC          @                                

Telecoms: Commission urges Lithuania to separate regulatory and ownership functions in telecoms

*2009-06-25@CC           @                                

Competition in Recession: A Members' Roundtable Meeting held at the Competition Commission on 30 March 2009

*2009-06-25@CC           @                                

Project 'Kangaroo' Investigation: Notice of acceptance of final undertakings (BBC), Notice of acceptance of final undertakings (ITV) and Notice of acceptance of final undertakings (C4C)

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*2009-06-25@‘–±È          @                                

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*2009-06-25@‘–±È         @                                

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*2009-06-24@FTC         @                                

FTC Issues Interim Report on "Authorized Generic" Drugs

The Federal Trade Commission today issued "Authorized Generics: An Interim Report," which presents the first set of results from a study conducted to examine the short-term and long-term effects of gauthorized genericsh on competition in the prescription drug marketplace

*2009-06-24@EC         @                                

State aid: Commission adopts guidance on in-depth assessment of regional aid to large investment projects

FAQs

*2009-06-24@BBC Trust/BBC         @                                

BBC Trust responds to Taste and Standards report

Taste, Standards and the BBC: Public attitudes to morality, values and behaviour in UK broadcasting

*2009-06-24@“ú–{—X­         @                                

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*2009-06-23@FTC         @                                

FTC Chairman Leibowitz: Eliminating gPay-for-Delayh Pharmaceutical Settlements Would Save Consumers $3.5 Billion Annually

In a speech today before the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz said that an internal FTC analysis projects that stopping collusive gpay-for-delayh settlements between brand and generic pharmaceutical firms would save consumers $3.5 billion a year and also reap significant savings for the federal government, which pays approximately one-third of all prescription drug costs

*2009-06-23@DOJ        @                                

Press Release: Media Executive John Malone to Pay $1.4 Million Civil Penalty for Violating Antitrust Premerger Notification Requirements - Violations Occurred When Malone Purchased Discovery Holding Co. Voting Securities

*2009-06-23@EC        @                                

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Essent by RWE, subject to conditions

*2009-06-23@EC        @                                

Neelie Kroes European Commissioner for Competition Banks must reform and restructure Address at OECD Forum: "The Crisis and Beyond: For a Stronger, Cleaner, Fairer Economy" Paris, 23rd June 2009

*2009-06-23@EC        @                                

EU requests WTO consultations with China over export restrictions on raw materials

*2009-06-23@EC         @                                

2009 Report on Public Finances: fiscal stimulus was needed to support economy, but overall success depends on a credible exit strategy

*2009-06-23@JFTC signs_s13.gif       @                                

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*2009-06-22@EC       @                                

State Aid: Commission approves Finnish export-credit insurance scheme 

*2009-06-22@EC       @                                

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Nuon Energy by Vattenfall, subject to conditions

*2009-06-22@EC       @                                

Mergers: Commission clears proposed takeover of SN Brussels Airlines by Lufthansa, subject to conditions

*2009-06-22@EC       @                                

Auditing: Commission consults on possible adoption of international standards for statutory audit of EU companies  

*2009-06-22@CC       @                                

Groceries Market Investigation: Notice of intention to make an Order (GSCOP), explanatory note, GSCOP Order (with changes shown) and responses to GSCOP consultation

*2009-06-22@JFTC        @                                

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*2009-06-19@EC      @                                

State aid: Commission approves budget increase for Austrian real economy crisis measure

*2009-06-19@BIS(BERR)      @                                

Lord Mandelson speech - Can we fix globalization?

hThe bill for the benefits of an open economy has arrived, and it can only be paid in greater global governance.h

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*2009-06-19@METI      @                                

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*2009-06-19@JFTC signs_s13.gif      @                                

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*2009-06-18@FTC     @                                

FTC Provides Views on Behavioral Advertising to House of Representatives Subcommittee

Letter References Behavioral Advertising Report Issued in February

*2009-06-18@EC signs_s13.gif      @                                

Mergers: Merger Regulation contributes to more efficient merger control in EU 

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*2009-06-18@EC    @                                

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Sulzer by Renova 

*2009-06-18@EC     @                                

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission endorses 25 million aid to Sovello AG for String-Ribbon solar modules plant in Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany 

State aid: Commission authorises Irish health insurance tax and levy scheme 

State aid: Commission refers Spain to Court of Justice for failure to recover illegal aid from Magefesa Group 

State aid: Commission gives France the go-ahead to grant 33 million to Carmat's R&D programme for the development of an artificial heart 

State aid: Commission endorses 51.9 million aid for Ford investment in Almussafes, Spain 

State aid: Commission approves UK £113.7 million R&D aid to Short Brothers for development of composite wings 

State aid: Commission endorses 33 million aid to Volvo Aero Corporation for GEnx aeroengine component R & D

*2009-06-18@EC      @                                

Telecoms: Commission welcomes Irish regulator's move to support increased broadband competition in Ireland

*2009-06-18@EC     @                                

European Commission calls for an open, independent and accountable governance of the internet  

*2009-06-17@EC    @                                

State aid: Commission authorises proposed Danish CO2 tax reductions under certain conditions

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*2009-06-17@EC    @                                

Commission gives green light to Italian State aid for a new combined freight transport service 

Commission refuses amendment to Danish tonnage tax scheme 

State aid: Commission approves aid measure to Austrian bank Hypo Tirol for enabling lending to real economy 

*2009-06-17@CC    @                                

CC provisionally rejects water price appeal and Provisional determination published

*2009-06-17@METI  Newly added!    @                                

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*2009-06-17@‘–±È    @                                

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*2009-06-16@EC   @                                

State aid: Commission approves prolongation of Italian bank guarantee scheme

*2009-06-16@DCMS    @                                

An overhaul of video games classification rules will make selling a video game rated 12 or over to an underage person illegal for the first time, Creative Industries Minister Siôn Simon announced today

*2009-06-16@DCMS/BIS (BERR) signs_s13.gif   @                                

The Digital Britain White Paper, published today, sets out the importance of the Digital Economy to the nationfs economic future

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Ofcom:

Ofcom welcomes publication of final Digital Britain report

BBC Trust:

BBC Trust responds to Digital Britain report

*2009-06-16@OFT    @                                

OFT publishes review of media merger regime

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*2009-06-15@FCC  @                                

Granted the Petition Filed by News Corporation to Remove the Remaining Conditions Adopted in the News Corp.-Hughes Order.

MO&O pdf

*2009-06-15@Ofcom   @                                

Review of Ofcom's Broadcasting Code

*2009-06-15@‘–±È  @                                

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*2009-06-13@FCC @                                

Remarks of Acting FCC Chairman Copps in the Wake of the Digital Television Transition

*2009-06-13@FCC @                                

Full-Power TV Broadcasters Go All-Digital

*2009-06-12@FCC @                                

FCC Chairman Hails New Era in Broadcasting; Assures Continued Support for Consumers Making the Transition to Digital TV

*2009-06-12@FCC @                                

FCC Grants extension of time for Sprint Nextel to relocate the broadcast auxiliary service, adopts provisions to enable the introduction of mobile satellite service, and proposes to resolve obligations for cost sharing

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*2009-06-12@EC @                                

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission authorises temporary Finnish scheme allowing subsidised state guarantees to boost real economy 

State aid: Commission authorises temporary Slovenian scheme allowing limited amounts of aid to boost real economy 

State aid: Commission authorises temporary Slovenian scheme for subsidised state guarantees to boost real economy 

*2009-06-12@EC @                                

Merger cases:

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of joint control of DFDS by DSV and Vesterhavet 

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of the Polish logistics operations of PCC SE by Deutsche Bahn 

*2009-06-12@EC @                                

Antitrust: Commission market tests commitments proposed by Rambus concerning memory chips

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*2009-06-12@EC @                                

Antitrust: Commission statement on Microsoft Internet Explorer announcement 

*2009-06-12@EC  @                                

Broadband: Commission consults on regulatory strategy to promote very high speed Internet

*2009-06-12@CC @                                

CC reviews CRR Undertakings pdf

*2009-06-12@CC @                                

Stagecoach / Eastbourne Buses merger: News release and issues statement

*2009-06-12@OFT @                                

Isle of Wight Ferry services findings - OFT consults

*2009-06-12@‘–±È @                                

ƒP[ƒuƒ‹ƒeƒŒƒr‚Ì•‹yó‹µ pdf

*2009-06-11@ECHR signs_s13.gif Newly added!@                                

Chamber judgment Dubus S.A. v. France

Press release / full-text (in French, both in .doc)

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*2009-06-11@CFI@                                

Judgment of the Court of First Instance in Case T-189/03 ASM v Commission

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*2009-06-11@ECJ@                                

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-429/07 X BV

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§Ù‹à‚ð‰ÛÅ—˜‰v‚©‚獷‚µˆø‚¯‚é”Û‚©‚ɂ‚¢‚āA‰¢BˆÏˆõ‰ï‚ªŽ©‚ç‚̃CƒjƒVƒAƒeƒBƒu‚ʼnÁ–¿‘Ù”»Š‚ɑ΂µˆÓŒ©’ño‚ðo—ˆ‚é‚©”Û‚©i‹K‘¥1/2003E15ð3€@81ðE82ð‚Ì“ˆê“K—p‚ÉŠÖ‚í‚é“à—e‚©”Û‚©j|¥”F

*2009-06-11@EC                                 

Telecoms: Commission clears ARCEP's proposal to maintain regulation in French broadcasting transmission services markets

*2009-06-11@Ofcom                                 

Review of procedures for handling broadcasting complaints, cases and sanctions

*2009-06-11@Ofcom                                

Channel 5 set for licence for high definition programmes on digital terrestrial television

*2009-06-11@BIS (BERR)                                 

Mandelson urges New European Commission to be "Europe's Economic Conscience"

*2009-06-11@OFT                                

New arrangements for confessing to cartels in Scotland agreed

hThe revised MOU provides greater clarity and predictability on the process of gaining criminal immunity ('leniency') in Scotland, where the procedures are different from those in the rest of the UKh

*2009-06-10@EC                               

Antitrust: Commission market tests commitments proposed by IACS concerning ship classification market

*2009-06-10@EC                               

Mergers: Commission fines Electrabel 20 million euros for acquiring control of Compagnie Nationale du Rhône without prior Commission approval

*2009-06-10@EC                               

EU Commission publishes report on US internet gambling laws

Fact Sheet: Trade Barriers Regulation report on US Internet gambling laws

*2009-06-10@BIS (BERR)                               

Lord Mandelson holds talks on Vauxhall

*2009-06-10@OFT                               

OFT refers proposed Ticketmaster/Live Nation merger to Competition Commission

*2009-06-10@BBC Trust                               

Review of services for younger audiences

new audience measurement tool‚Ö‚ÌŽw“E

*2009-06-10@‘–±È                             

“Á•Ê‰q¯•ú‘—‚ÉŒW‚éˆÏ‘õ•ú‘—‹Æ–±‚Ì”F’è

*2009-06-09@EC                             

State aid: Commissioner Kroes briefs June 9 Council of Economics and Finance Ministers on restructuring of banks and their return to viability

*2009-06-09@EC                             

Commissioner Reding welcomes New European Charter on Freedom of the Press

*2009-06-09@Ofcom                              

TV on demand

*2009-06-09@CC                            

Rolling Stock Leasing Market Investigation: Notice of proposal to accept undertakings and public consultation on the undertakings published

*2009-06-09@‘–±È                             

SgáŠQŽÒ—p’á—¿‘æŽOŽí—X•Ö§“x‚Ì•s“K³—˜—p‚ÉŒW‚é•ñ‚Ì’¥‹‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2009-06-09@JFTC                             

•½¬‚Q‚O”N“x‚É‚¨‚¯‚éŽå—v‚ÈŠé‹ÆŒ‹‡Ž–—á‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä pdf 

ƒLƒŠƒ“/‹¦˜a”­yAWestinghouseAƒgƒˆƒ^/•xŽmdHA‘åãØŒ”ŽæˆøŠ/ƒWƒƒƒXƒ_ƒbƒN@“™

*2009-06-08@EC                            

State aid: Commission authorises Lithuanian temporary aid scheme to grant compatible aid of up to 500 000 

State aid: Commission authorises Spanish temporary aid scheme to boost the real economy

State aid: Commission authorises temporary Romanian guarantee scheme to boost real economy

*2009-06-08@EC                             

Telecoms: Commission clears Slovenian regulator's decision to maintain regulation on the mobile market   

*2009-06-08@Ofcom                          

Audit of learning-related media literacy policy development

*2009-06-03-05@ICN                             

8th Annual Conference / Zurich, Switzerland, June 3-5, 2009

Materials

*2009-06-05@DOJ/FTC                            

Press Release: International Competition Network Adopts Recommended Practices to Improve Merger Analysis and Presents Reports on Unilateral Conduct Issues

*2009-06-05@EC                           

State aid: Commission approves Swedish state guarantees for Volvo Cars

State aid: Commission approves amendment to German crisis measure allowing aid of up to €500.000

*2009-06-05@‘–±È                           

Š”Ž®‰ïŽÐTBSƒeƒŒƒr‚́uî•ñ7days ƒjƒ…[ƒXƒLƒƒƒXƒ^[v‚É‚¨‚¯‚é•ú‘—‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é–â‘è‚ւ̑Ήž

*2009-06-04@ECJ signs_s13.gif                         

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-8/08 T-Mobile Netherlands e.a.

Press release / full-text

81ð1€‚ÌŠeŽíŠT”O‚ɂ܂‚í‚é”»Œˆi“Á‹L‚́Aˆê“x‚¾‚¯‚̉‚Å‚àAconcerted practice‚ð–ž‚½‚·‚Æ‚¢‚¤‚±‚Ɓj

*2009-06-04@ECJ                            

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-243/08 Pannon GSM

Press release / full-text

National Courts are required to examine, of their own motion, the unfairness of a term contained in a contract concluded between a consumer and a seller or supplier [directive on unfair terms in consumer contracts (Council Directive 93/13/EEC on unfair terms in consumer contracts OJ [1993] L 95/29)]

*2009-06-04@CC                           

Competition Commission requires Capita to sell part of acquired software business pdf

Capita Group plc / IBS OPENSystems plc: Final report published

*2009-06-04@BBC Trust                         

BBC Trust asks BBC Executive to provide more information to help its assessment of Canvas proposal

cf.*2009-02-26@

*2009-06-04@‘–±È                          

’n•ûŒö‹¤’c‘Ì‚Ì•½¬19”N“x”Åà–±‘—ނ̍쐬ó‹µ“™

*2009-06-03@EC                       

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission authorises temporary Finnish scheme allowing limited amounts of aid to boost real economy 

State aid: Commission approves Greek reduced interest rate scheme to boost real economy 

State aid: Commission authorises temporary Greek scheme for subsidised state guarantees to boost real economy

Commission authorises aid scheme for forests in southwestern France damaged by storm Klaus

*2009-06-03@EC                       

State aid: Commission adopts guidance on training aid and aid to disadvantaged and disabled workers

FAQs  

*2009-06-03@JFTC signs_s13.gif                       

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*2009-06-02@EC                      

State aid: Commission endorses Italian reduced interest rate loan scheme to boost real economy 

*2009-06-02@EC                      

State aid: Competition Commissioner Kroes meets Polish Treasury Minister Aleksander Grad to review progress at Gdansk, Gdynia and Szczecin shipyards 

*2009-06-02@EC                      

Review of Insurance Block Exemption Regulation

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition

Keynote speech at the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation Conference in Brussels, Brussels, 2nd June 2009

*2009-06-02@Ofcom signs_s13.gif                      

Sustaining competition, promoting investment, Speech to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch conference, Tuesday 2 June 2009

Independently Funded News Consortia for high quality newsAhWholesale must offerh requirement for Sky; ga fragmentation of audiences in an increasingly digital media landscape of increasing choice and diversityhha new set of vertical relationships which concern the process of content companies going straight to the consumerh

*2009-06-02@CC                      

The world turnfd upside down: Keynote address given by CC Chairman Peter Freeman at The Law Society Competition Section Annual Conference

hIs competition everything?h‚É‘±‚­‚à‚Ì / financial sector‚Ì“ÁŽê«Ahwe need to bear in mind that the market economy we are talking about is not some neo-liberal paradise but an appropriate mix of public and private activity, with the state necessarily setting the overall framework for competitive, wealth creating, activity.h, geffective balancing – clearly a task for government – can be carried out.h, gWhat is then crucial is to ensure that the assessments under other policy heads are equally robust, and that the process for weighing up the conflicting issues is transparent and rational.h 

*2009-06-01@‘–±È                      

î•ñ’ʐMR‹c‰ïî•ñ’ʐM­ô•”‰ï ’ʐME•ú‘—‚Ì‘‡“I‚È–@‘ÌŒn‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錟“¢ˆÏˆõ‰ïwŽæ‚è‚Ü‚Æ‚ß‚Ì•ûŒü«iˆÄjx

 

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*2009-05-29@FTC                        

FTC Files Joint Amicus Brief in Matter of American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League

*2009-05-29@EC                        

State aid: Commission endorses rescue aid for German HSH Nordbank

State aid: Commission authorises two Italian crisis schemes to boost real economy

*2009-05-29@CC                         

BAA Airports: Notice of acceptance of interim undertakings published

*2009-05-29@OFT signs_s13.gif                        

OFT recommends the CC considers changes to ITV's Contract Rights Renewal

ˆê•”ŠÉ˜a‹y‚Ñ’è‹`”͈͊g‘å‚ð”O“ª

*2009-05-29@‘–±È                     

•½¬‚Q‚O”N“x‚É‚¨‚¯‚鉫“ê’n‹æ‚ÌŒi•i•\Ž¦–@‚̉^—pó‹µ pdf

*2009-05-28@DOJ                       

EAG Discussion Paper: Railway Mergers and Railway Alliances: Competition Issues and Lessons for Other Network Industries

*2009-05-28@EC                       

Mergers: Commission approves joint venture of SGL Carbon and Brembo

*2009-05-28@EC                        

European programmes and films represent three quarters of peak viewing time

"Study on the application of measures concerning the promotion of the distribution and production of European works in audiovisual media services (i.e. including television programmes and non linear services)h - SMART 2007/0001

inon-exhaustivej ƒxƒ‹ƒM[Aƒtƒ‰ƒ“ƒX‚ÉŠù‚É“ü‚Á‚Ä‚¢‚éOn-demandƒT[ƒrƒX‹K§G Še‘‚Å‘å‚«‚­ˆÙ‚È‚éŽsê\‘¢G ‰¢B‚̃eƒŒƒr‘S‘Ì‚ÌValue ChainG ƒWƒƒƒ“ƒ‹•Ê‚ÌŽxo”äiƒeƒŒƒrAVOD•ÊjkVAVMSE3ið‚ÉŒü‚¯‚Ä‚Ì’²¸`self-declarations‚𐄏§l

*2009-05-28@OFT                       

OFT refers Stagecoach's Preston Bus acquisition to Competition Commission

*2009-05-28@‘–±È                       

“Œ“ú–{“dM“d˜bŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‹y‚ѐ¼“ú–{“dM“d˜bŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‚ªì¬‚·‚é‰ïŒv‚̎戵‚¢‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é—v¿‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2009-05-27@FTC                      

FTC Authorizes Suit To Stop CSLfs Proposed $3.1 Billion Acquisition of Talecris Biotherapeutics

*2009-05-27@EC                      

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Schokinag by Archer Daniels Midland

*2009-05-27@EC signs_s13.gif                      

Financial services: Commission proposes stronger financial supervision in Europe

FAQs / Related Speech

Macro-prudential supervision‚ÆMicro-prudential supervision‚Ì‹@”\‚ɂ‚¢‚āAEUƒŒƒxƒ‹‚Å“‡“I‚ɍs‚¤‚±‚Æ‚ð’ñˆÄilegal basis: Article 95 ECj; gNationally based supervisory models have lagged behind the integrated and interconnected reality of todayfs European financial markets, in which many financial firms operate across borders. The crisis exposed serious failings in the cooperation, coordination, consistency and trust between national supervisors.h

*2009-05-27@JFTC                      

ŽÐ’c–@l“ú–{‰¹Šy’˜ìŒ ‹¦‰ï‚ɑ΂·‚éR”»ŠJŽn‚ɂ‚¢‚āi‰¹Šy’˜ì•¨‚Ì’˜ìŒ ‚ÉŒW‚é’˜ìŒ “™ŠÇ—Ž–‹ÆŽÒ‚É‚æ‚鎄“I“Ɛèj pdf

*2009-05-27@JFTC                      

•½¬‚Q‚O”N“x‚É‚¨‚¯‚鉺¿–@‚̉^—pó‹µ‹y‚ÑŠé‹ÆŠÔŽæˆø‚ÌŒö³‰»‚Ö‚ÌŽæ‘g pdf

*2009-05-26@EC                     

Competition: Commissioner Kroes welcomes progress on pan-European music licensing following Online Commerce Roundtable

*2009-05-26@EC                      

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition: Working together to clear up the banking mess

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*2009-05-26@Ofcom                        

No changes to the rules on the amount of advertising on TV

The regulation of transactional TV gambling channels

—ʂ͈ێAƒeƒŒƒrƒVƒ‡ƒbƒsƒ“ƒOŽžŠÔ‚̏ãŒÀÝ’èE”ñPSB‚ɂ͐§ŒÀ“P”pAhgambling serviceh‚ð‹K’èEeditorial content‚©‚çŠO‚µƒeƒŒƒrƒVƒ‡ƒbƒsƒ“ƒOˆµ‚¢‚Ɂ@“™

cf.*2008-10-07

*2009-05-26@METI                      

Šé‹Æ“Ž¡Œ¤‹†‰ï ‘æ‚T‰ñ”z•zŽ‘—¿ pdf

*2009-05-26@‘–±È                      

“Œ“ú–{“dM“d˜bŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‹y‚ѐ¼“ú–{“dM“d˜bŠ”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‚Ì’ñ‹Ÿ‚·‚é“Á’è“d‹C’ʐM–𖱂̊—¿‹àŽw”‚̐ݒè‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2009-05-25@EC                     

State aid: Commission approves Italian risk-capital measure to boost real economy

*2009-05-25@EC                     

Competition: Commission welcomes conclusion of cooperation agreement between EU and Republic of Korea

*2009-05-25@EC                     

Competition and regulation in retail banking and payment markets

Neelie Kroes European Commissioner for Competition Policy

ECB-DNB Retail Payments Conference Frankfurt, 25th May 2009

*2009-05-25@‘–±È                     

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’n•ûŒö‹¤’c‘Ì‚É‚¨‚¯‚é’n•ûŒö‹¤’c‘ÌŽ{Ý‚Ì’nãƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹•ú‘—‘ΉžŒv‰æ‚̍ô’èó‹µ

*2009-05-22@FTC                    

FTC Staff Advises Louisiana Legislature That Amended Bill Would Further Restrict Competition to Provide Dental Care to Statefs Most Vulnerable Children

*2009-05-22@Ofcom                     

Ofcom confirms new wholesale prices for Openreach

*2009-05-22@CC signs_s13.gif                    

Project Kangaroo inquiry: Draft final undertakings for public consultation

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*2009-05-22@‘–±È                    

•½¬20”N“x@­ô•]‰¿“™‚ÌŽÀŽ{ó‹µ‹y‚Ñ‚±‚ê‚ç‚ÌŒ‹‰Ê‚̐­ô‚Ö‚Ì”½‰fó‹µ‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚é•ñ

*2009-05-21@‘–±È                   

‘—§‘åŠw–@l‹y‚Ñ‘åŠw‹¤“¯—˜—p‹@ŠÖ–@l‚ÌŽå—v‚ÈŽ––±‹y‚ÑŽ–‹Æ‚̉ü”p‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚銩‚Ì•ûŒü«‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä pdf

*2009-05-20@EC                  

State aid: Commission authorises Maltese temporary aid scheme to grant compatible aid of up to €500 000

State aid: Commission approves Danish rescue aid for Fionia Bank

State aid: Commission approves Portuguese bank recapitalisation scheme to boost real economy

*2009-05-20@EC                   

State aid: Overview of national measures adopted as a response to the financial/economic crisis

*2009-05-20@JFTC                  

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*2009-05-19@FTC                 

Extra! Extra! FTC Announces Workshop: eCan News Media Survive the Internet Age? Competition, Consumer Protection, and First Amendment Perspectivesf

*2009-05-19@ECJ                 

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-531/06 and in Joined Cases C-171/07 and C-172/07 Commission v Italy

Press release / full-text

Italian and German legislation laying down such a rule is justified by the objective of ensuring that the provision of medical products to the public is reliable and of good quality

*2009-05-19@EC                  

State aid: Commission consults on draft Guidelines for broadband networks

ƒuƒ[ƒhƒoƒ“ƒh•‹y‰‡•‚ɂ‚¢‚ẴKƒCƒhƒ‰ƒCƒ“F 87ð1€ŠY“–’iŠKiMEIPAAltmarkŠî€jA3€ŒŸ“¢’iŠKihWhite areah, gBlack areashi2Ž–‹ÆŽÒ‚ª“WŠJ‚µ‚Ä‚¢‚ê‚΁Ano market failurej, gGrey areash‚»‚ꂼ‚ê‚Å‚Ì”»’f‚Ì•ûŒü«“™j

*2009-05-19@BBC Trust                 

Customer or shareholder? The BBC's relationship with licence fee payers

Speech by Sir Michael Lyons, Chairman of the BBC Trust, to the Royal Television Society, London

”Ô‘gŠÖ˜A•sËŽ–‚Ɉø‚«•t‚¯‚āAcostumer‚Å‚Í‚È‚­shareholder‚Æ‚µ‚Ä‚Ìpublic‚ւ̑ΉžG gWould you miss the BBC is it wasnft there?h‚Æ‚¢‚¤ƒNƒGƒXƒ`ƒ‡ƒlƒAAtop-off‚Ö‚Ì”½‘Θ_

*2009-05-19@‘–±È                 

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*2009-05-19@‘–±È                 

u’nãƒfƒWƒ^ƒ‹•ú‘—‚ւ̈ڍs‚É”º‚¤ŒoÏŒø‰Ê“™‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚錤‹†‰ï@•ñ‘v‚ÌŒö•\

*2009-05-18@Ofcom                

Ofcom fines adult entertainment services

Ofcom has today issued a £52,500 fine after two adult entertainment services breached the Broadcasting Code

*2009-05-18@‘–±È                

•½¬21”N4ŒŽu’ʐMŽY‹Æ“®‘Ô’²¸v‚ÌŒ‹‰Êi‘¬•ñj pdf

*2009-05-15@EC               

Emissions trading: EU ETS emissions fall 3 % in 2008 

*2009-05-15@EC signs_s13.gif               

Consultation on DG Competition non-paper "Common principles for an economic assessment of the compatibility of State aid under Article 87.3 EC-Treaty  

87ð3€‚́fbalancing testf‚ɂ‚¢‚ďڏq‚µ‚½‚à‚́G efficiency and/or equity‚ÌŠm•Û‚ð’Ç‚¤“¯€‚́uŽO’iŠKƒeƒXƒgv‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2009-05-15@EC               

State aid: Commission endorses temporary UK subsidised interest rates scheme to counter credit squeeze

*2009-05-15@EC               

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Hypo Real Estate by Germany's Financial Market Stabilisation Fund

*2009-05-15@BERR signs_s13.gif              

Gareth Thomas announces a Special Intervention Notice issued for proposed acquisition in the defence sector

*2009-05-15@‘–±È              

•½¬21”N“xuŽb’è“I“’®‘΍ôŽ–‹Æi‘—ME—˜—pŽÒŠÇ—Ž–‹Æjv‚ÌŒð•tŒˆ’è‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2009-05-14@FTC              

Statement in the Matter of Rambus

The Federal Trade Commission has formally dismissed the complaint in the Rambus matter.

*2009-05-14@EC              

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of British Midland by Lufthansa 

*2009-05-14@EC              

Mergers: Commission approves proposed creation of joint venture between Lonza and Teva 

*2009-05-14@EC              

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Cefetra by ForFarmers

*2009-05-14@EC              

State aid: Commission authorises French aid worth 46.3 million for the BioIntelligence R&D programme 

State aid: Commission refers Poland to Court of Justice for failure to recover illegal aid from Technologie Buczek 

State aid: Commission approves 11 million Swedish training aid to Scania   

*2009-05-14@EC              

Independence of Telecoms Regulators: Commission launches infringement case against Slovakia

*2009-05-14@EC              

Company law and corporate governance: Commission takes action to ensure that five Member States implement EU laws

*2009-05-14@OFT              

OFT accepts divestments in Lothian and Angus Co-op merger

*2009-05-14@DOJ signs_s13.gif Newly added!               

Speech: Competition Policy in Distressed Industries - Remarks as Prepared for Delivery to the ABA Antitrust Symposium: Competition as Public Policy by Deputy Assistant Attorney General Carl Shapiro

ƒXƒeƒBƒOƒŠƒbƒc‚ÌŒ¾‚ðˆø‚«Aexternalities and public goods / imperfect information / market power‚Ì‚R‚‚ðefficiency/equity‘jŠQ‚Ì—vˆö‚Æ‚µA”½ƒgƒ‰ƒXƒg–@‚͈ê”Ê‚Ì‹K§‚ƈقȂèAÅŒã‚Ì–â‘è‚ɑΏˆ‚·‚é‚à‚Ì‚Å‚ ‚邱‚Æ‚ðŠm”FAŒ»‰º‚ÌŒoÏî¨‚¾‚©‚炱‚»‚̈Ӌ`‚ðà‚­

*2009-05-13@FCC             

30 Days and Counting to DTV Transition: FCC Concentrates on Preparing Consumers for June 12 Deadline

News Release pdf

*2009-05-13@EC             

Commission authorises aid for construction and maintenance of A1 motorway in northern Poland 

Commission approves public financing of infrastructure investments in regional airport in Falconara regional airport, Italy 

Commission authorises financing for new Berlin Brandenburg International airport

*2009-05-13@EC             

Antitrust: Commission imposes fine of €1.06 bn on Intel for abuse of dominant position; orders Intel to cease illegal practices  

*2009-05-13@DCMS             

Report from the Independent Spectrum Broker: findings and policy proposals - a Spectrum Modernisation Programme to address a range of key issues in the transition to next generation mobile services

*2009-05-13@OFT             

OFT refers Stagecoach bus acquisitions in Eastbourne to Competition Commission

*2009-05-13@OFT             

OFT response to Business and Enterprise Committee report into pub companies

Super-complaint

*2009-05-12@DOJ signs_s13.gif@           

Speech: Vigorous Antitrust Enforcement in This Challenging Era - Remarks as Prepared for the United States Chamber of Commerce by Assistant Attorney General Christine A. Varney

*2009-05-11‚É‚Ü‚Æ‚ß‚Ä‹Lq

*2009-05-12@DOJ             

Press Release: Antitrust Division Announces Initiative to Help Protect Recovery Funds from Fraud, Waste and Abuse

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009Ž{s‚É‚¨‚¯‚écollusion“™‚Ì•¾ŠQ‚ðœ‹Ž‚·‚éƒCƒjƒVƒAƒeƒBƒu‚̏ڍ×

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*2009-05-12@EC@           

State aid: Commission approves extension of French scheme for refinancing credit institutions

State aid: Commission approves additional aid measures from Belgium and Luxemburg for Fortis

State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into aid package for German Landesbank BayernLB and its Austrian subsidiary Hypo Group Alpe Adria

State aid: Commission approves aid package for German bank WestLB

*2009-05-12@EC@@           

State aid: Vice-President Verheugen and Commissioners Kroes and Špidla call for co-ordinated action and full respect of EU state aid and internal market rules in GM Europe restructuring

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*2009-05-12@EC@           

The final report on the Content Online Platform has been published

‘æ“ñŽŸƒRƒ~ƒ…ƒjƒP[ƒVƒ‡ƒ“‚ð2009”NH‚ɂ͍̑ð—\’èAstudy on multi-territory licensing of audiovisual content‚Í2010”N‰“ª‚É

*2009-05-12@Ofcom@           

Record year for fines issued by Ofcom

A new report out today explains more about the work Ofcom carries out to protect the UK's consumers, viewers and listeners

*2009-05-12@CC @           

Competition Advocacy in Time of Recession - The UK Competition Commission's Approach: Talk given by CC Chairman Peter Freeman at the International Competition Forum, Warsaw

ŒoÏŠë‹@‚É‚æ‚Á‚Ä‹£‘ˆ–@Ž·s‚ɂǂ̂悤‚ȃvƒŒƒbƒVƒƒ[‚ª‚©‚©‚é‚©A‚»‚̐æ‚ɉ½‚ª‚ ‚é‚Ì‚©F‚»‚ÌŽž‘ã‚É‚¨‚¯‚écompetition advocacy‚̈Ӌ`‚ðà‚­

*2009-05-12@OFT @           

OFT consults on Market studies guidance

Diagram3.1‚É“IŠm‚Èà–¾‚ ‚è

*2009-05-12@METI@           

Œ´Žq—Í‚Ì•½˜a“I—˜—p‚É‚¨‚¯‚鋦—Í‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éŒoÏŽY‹ÆÈ‚Æ ƒƒXƒAƒgƒ€‚Æ‚Ì‹¤“¯º–¾‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä

*2009-05-11@DOJ@signs_s13.gif            

Press Release: Justice Department Withdraws Report on Antitrust Monopoly Law - Antitrust Division to Apply More Rigorous Standard with Focus on the Impact of Exclusionary Conduct on Consumers

Section 2 report‚ð“P‰ñ

*2009-05-11@DOJ@signs_s13.gif            

Speech: Vigorous Antitrust Enforcement in This Challenging Era - Remarks as Prepared for the Center for American Progress by Assistant Attorney General Christine A. Varney

‘å‹°QŽž‚ÌNational Industrial Recovery Act‚Ì•¾ŠQ‚ðŒŸØistability‚ðlˆ×“I‚ɍì‚èo‚»‚¤‚Æ‚µ‚ÄŽ¸”sj‚µ‚č¡Œã‚Ì•ûj‚ðŠm”FASection 2 Enforcement‚Ì•ûj•ÏX‚Ìà–¾iFTC“¯—l"overdeterrenceh‚ðŒœ”O‚·‚é‚Æ‚Æ‚à‚ɁAhigher prices, reduced product variety, slower innovation“™‚ª¶‚¶consumer welfare•ÛŒì‚É‚È‚Á‚Ä‚¢‚È‚¢‚Æ‚µ‚½ihmiss the markhjG‚Ü‚½Aanticompetitive/procompetitive‚ð”äŠrt—Ê‚·‚é‚à‚Ì‚Æ‚µ‚Ä’ñ¥‚³‚ꂽdisproportionality test‚ɂ‚¢‚āAstraightjacket‚Å‚ ‚èA’Pƒ‚É‘¼ŽÒ”rœ‚É’…–Ú‚µ‚Ĉᔽ‚Æ‚·‚él‚¦•û‚ÉŽ^ˆÓ‚ðŠñ‚¹‚½jA‚»‚Ì‘¼AAntitrust Division Recovery Initiative‚̏ЉîA‚’¼“I§ŒÀ‚ɂ‚¢‚Ä‚æ‚è‹c˜_‚ð[‚ß‚éˆÓ—~‚ðŒ©‚¹‚½i‚È‚¨A‘å‹°QŽž‚̑Ήž‚ð—á‚Ɉø‚¢‚½‚̂̓Rƒ~ƒbƒVƒ‡ƒ“‚à“¯‚¶i*2009-01-08 EC Avoiding the protectionist trapjj

*2009-05-11@EC@           

Mergers: Commission approves proposed joint venture between ABB and Fincantieri 

*2009-05-11@EC@           

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of the hard disk drive business of Fujitsu by Toshiba 

*2009-05-11@EC@           

State aid: Commission approves amendments to Latvian support for JSC Parex Banka

*2009-05-11@EC@           

Internet of the Future: What policies to make it happen?

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

Future of the Internet Conference, Prague, 11 May 2009

*2009-05-11@BERR@          

Royal Mail - The case for Partnership

*2009-05-07@EC           

Mergers: Commission approves proposed acquisition of Cadence by Magna

*2009-05-07@EC signs_s13.gif           

State aid cases:

State aid: Commission extends in-depth investigation into UK aid package for Northern Rock 

State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into aid package for German bank Hypo Real Estate 

State aid: Commission approves recapitalisation of Commerzbank 

State aid: Commission authorises Czech temporary scheme to grant compatible aid of up to €500 000

*2009-05-07@EC signs_s13.gif           

State aid decisions on Commerzbank, Hypo Real Estate and Northern Rock

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Opening remarks at press conference, Brussels, 7th May 2009

*2009-05-07@EC            

Telecoms: Commission acts on termination rates to boost competition

FAQs 

Ending the Fixed-Mobile-Subsidy: the new Commission Recommendation on Termination Rates in the EU

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

Press conference on Termination Rates, Brussels, 7 May 2009

*2009-05-07@CC           

CC lecture event: Utility Regulation, the Regulatory Asset Base and the Cost of Capital

*2009-05-07@OFT           

OFT launches market study into the sale of second-hand cars

*2009-05-07@BBC Trust           

Trust launches review of Radio 2 and 6 Music

*2009-05-07@BBC           

BBC WOCC continues to stimulate creative competition between in-house production and the independent sector in 2008/09

*2009-05-06@EC          

State aid: Commission approves Danish export credit insurance scheme

*2009-05-06@EC          

State aid: Commission authorises Czech temporary scheme to grant reduced-interest loans

*2009-05-06@EC           

European Parliament Approves EU Telecoms Reform but Adds 1 Amendment: Commission Reaction

A new European Telecoms Authority that will help ensure fair competition and more consistency of regulation on the telecoms marketiBEREC‚̐ݒujAA new Commission say on the competition remedies for the telecoms marketsi–â‘è‰ðÁ‘[’uŠÄŽ‹‹@”\‚Ì•t—^jAFunctional separation as a means to overcome competition problems“™

*2009-05-06@EC          

Programme to support specific activities in the field of financial services, financial reporting and auditing and Capital Requirements Directive

Charlie McCREEVY, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services

EP Plenary Session – Joint Debate on Finances, Strasbourg, 6 May 2009

*2009-05-06@CC          

Domestic bulk liquefied petroleum gas: Response to consultation on the draft Order (metered estates), notice of making of Order (metered estates) and explanatory note published

*2009-05-05@FTC          

FTC Testifies on Data Security, Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

Announces Settlement of Case Against Mortgage Lender That Allegedly Failed to Safeguard Consumer Information

*2009-05-05@FCC          

FCC Takes Steps to Improve Its Collection of Data on Minority and Female Broadcast Ownership

Order

*2009-05-05@EC          

Road to recovery: Cohesion Policy will help Europe to get out of the crisis, say Commissioners Hübner and Špidla

*2009-05-05@EC          

Commission adopts communication on Fair Trade

*2009-05-05@EC           

Ombudsman finds no evidence of confidentiality breach by the Commission in Ryanair/Aer Lingus case 

*2009-05-05@EC          

Internet Governance: EU Commissioner Reding calls for full privatisation and full accountability of ICANN as of 1 October 

*2009-05-05@FTC          

FTC Staff Advises Louisiana Legislature That Bill Would Restrict Competition to Provide Dental Care to the Statefs Underserved Children; At FTCfs Request, District Court Halts Illegal Operations of Federal Loan Modification Law Center

*2009-05-04@DOJ          

Press Release: Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Consolidated Multiple Listing Service Inc. - Settlement Will Result in More Choices, Better Services, and Lower Commission Rates for South Carolina Consumers

*2009-05-03@BERR Newly added!          

Internet generation lacking knowledge of rights

*2009-05-01@OFT          

OFT considers divestments in Sports Direct's acquisition of JJB stores

*2009-05-01@METI          

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The London Summit 2009 - stability, growth, jobs

 

*2009-04-30@CFI         

Judgments of the Court of First Instance in cases T-12/03 & T-13/03 & T-18/03 Itochu (Nintendo) v Commission

Press release / full-text

*2009-04-30@EC signs_s13.gif         

Antitrust: Commission adopts report on functioning of key antitrust Regulation

*2009-04-30@EC         

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Delphi Steering Business by General Motors

*2009-04-30@EC         

State aid: Commission approves prolongation of Finnish support scheme for financial institutions 

*2009-04-30@EC         

State aid: Commission authorises Slovak temporary aid scheme to grant compatible aid of up to 500 000 

*2009-04-30@EC          

Competition: new publications – publications / e-mail alert“™‚̍ĕÒ

*2009-04-30@CC         

Capita / IBS: Notice of extension and revised administrative timetable published

*2009-04-30@CC signs_s13.gif         

OFT and CC publish joint merger guidelines

The CC and the OFT have today each published a draft of their joint merger assessment guidelines for public consultation; Comments on the draft have been requested by 7 August

*2009-04-29@EC          

Directorsf pay: Commission sets out further guidance on structure and determination of directors' remuneration 

Financial services sector pay: Commission sets out principles on remuneration of risk-taking staff in financial institutions 

Financial services: Commission proposes EU framework for managers of alternative investment funds

Financial services: Commission proposes better investor protection measures for packaged retail investment products

*2009-04-29@EC        

State aid cases:

Regional airport infrastructure: Commission approves Polish aid to Rzeszów airport 

Commission authorises Czech financing of infrastructure to develop clean public transport in Severovýchod 

State aid: Commission approves three UK fiscal venture capital schemes 

State aid: Commission approves 46 million regional aid to Fiat for investment project in Sicily 

*2009-04-29@EC         

State aid: Commission adopts Simplification Package to accelerate state aid decisions 

FAQs

*2009-04-28@EC        

State aid: Commission approves amendments to Swedish bank guarantee

*2009-04-28@EC        

Taxation and Good governance: The European Commission proposes actions to improve transparency, exchange of information and fair tax competition

*2009-04-28@EC        

The interface between regulation and competition law

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Competition Policy

Bundeskartellamt conference on 'Dominant Companies – The Thin Line between Regulation and Competition Law. Hamburg, 28th April 2009

*2009-04-28@DCMS         

Local Media Summit: helping local media in the digital age

Key figures from across the media industry will come together today to discuss the challenges facing local newspapers, in a summit hosted by Culture Secretary Andy Burnham

*2009-04-28@Ofcom         

New vision needed for regional news

*2009-04-28@CC         

Nufarm / AH Marks: Notice of proposal to accept final undertakings published

*2009-04-28@OFT         

OFT clears acquisition of Zavvi stores by HMV under 'failing firm' analysis

hA merger based on a 'failing firm' claim can be allowed by the OFT if evidence clearly shows that, without it, a business would have exited the market completely, and that no realistic alternative to the merger was available. The rationale for accepting such claims is that any harm to competition would result even without the merger, and so should not be attributed to it.h

*2009-04-28@‘–±È         

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*2009-04-27@EC        

State aid: Commission authorises temporary Hungarian scheme for subsidised state guarantees to boost real economy

*2009-04-27@EC         

Commissioner Danuta Hübner applauds success of EU-backed smart investment in UK's East Midlands

*2009-04-27@EC        

Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs welcomes the agreement of the three Baltic States on the route of the electricity interconnection project between them and Sweden

*2009-04-27@EC        

Antitrust: Commission opens formal proceedings against telecoms incumbents Telekomunikacja Polska and Slovak Telekom

*2009-04-27@BBC        

BBC's Statements of Programme Policy published

*2009-04-27@BBC         

BBC and Commercial Radio announce partnership plans

*2009-04-27@‘–±È          

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*2009-04-24@‘–±È        

“d‹C’ʐMÝ”õ‚Ì“KØ‚ÈŠÇ—‚Ì“O’ê“™‚ÉŠÖ‚·‚éƒ\ƒtƒgƒoƒ“ƒNƒ‚ƒoƒCƒ‹Š”Ž®‰ïŽÐ‚ɑ΂·‚éŽw“±

*2009-04-23@ECJ       

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-357/07 TNT Post UK

Press release / full-text

*2009-04-23@ECJ Newly added!       

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-425/07 P AEPI

full-text

case-allocation‚̃P[ƒXG Community interest‚ª–³‚¢‚Æ”»’f‚·‚éÙ—ʐ«iCase C-119/97 P Ufex v Commissionj

*2009-04-23@ECJ AG Opinion Newly added!     

Opinion of Advocate General Kokott in Case C-97/08 P Akzo Nobel v Commission

full-text

ƒOƒ‹[ƒv‰ïŽÐ‚̈ê‘̐«ie‰ïŽÐ‚ÌŠÖ—^‚È‚µ‚Æ‚Ì”½‘i‚ð”Û’èjG 100“Žq‰ïŽÐ‚É‚Ídecisive influence‚ðsŽg‚µ‚½‚Ƃ̐„’è‘¥

*2009-04-23@EC        

Approval of new Regulation will raise standards for the issuance of credit ratings used in the Community

*2009-04-23@EC        

Commission welcomes Parliament vote on copyright term

*2009-04-23@EC      

Antitrust: Commission opens proceedings against Swedish electricity Transmission System Operator concerning limiting interconnector capacity for electricity exports

*2009-04-23@EC      

State aid: Commission authorises temporary Latvian guarantee scheme to boost real economy

*2009-04-23@EC        

Commission welcomes adoption of climate and energy package

EU ETS post 2012:

Adopted text

Declaration by European Council on the use of auction revenues and other issue

Council press release

auction‚ðŒ´‘¥‚Æ‚µAcommunity-wide allowances‚𓱓ü‚·‚éVEU-ETSŽw—ß“™

*2009-04-23@CC      

Tesco / Co-op store acquisition in Slough: Notice of making of Order

*2009-04-23@CC       

Holland & Barrett / Julian Graves merger: News release and issues statement

*2009-04-23@‘–±È       

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