competition law

The changing face of competition in the communications sector represents both a risk and an opportunity to new and incumbent providers across the EU. Our intelligence service helps companies and public authorities stay informed on the latest developments in competition law, identify the commercial and policy implications, and act with efficiency and confidence.

Trusted by industry, regulators and national competition authorities, the service is a key independent resource on antitrust and merger control cases across Europe, both at national and EU-level. All our intelligence is presented without bias, and with a commitment to clarity and depth of expertise. To find out more, download our brochure.

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Offered on a subscription basis, our Competition Law service combines unbiased alerts and reports with an English-language database of national and EU-level case summaries organised by country, authority, theme and sector.

We make it simple to track and understand EU competition law in telecoms, media, the digital economy and postal sectors, without wasting time on translation and interpretation.
An enquiry service is also included in your subscription, so you can contact our competition law experts at any time for answers to specific questions.

general topics covered

Abuse of dominance

Stay informed on developments in abuse cases, covering offences such as excessive pricing, predatory pricing, margin squeeze, and tying and bundling.

Restrictive agreements and concerted practices

Get access to data on the actions taken across the EU to address potentially restrictive practices such as the sharing of networks, joint selling and online sales restrictions.

Merger control

Track merger control cases and understand the wider implications of market consolidation for competition in the EU.

10 competition law cases you should know about

Get a free sample of our Competition Law service with ten introductory summaries of some of the most intriguing recent national cases that you may not have been aware of. Topics covered include favouring as an abuse of dominance, antitrust aspects of network co-investment, and using competition law to negotiate prices.

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latest intelligence

Overview of national recovery and resilience plans: the digital transition pillar
01 November 21 Janne Kalliala

The European Commission is currently disbursing EU funds to kick-start investment and reform measures that EU member states have included in their recovery and resilience plans. Each national plan must allocate at least 20% of the expenditure to support the digital transition.

UK competition authority launches market investigation into Motorola’s Airwave network
27 October 21 Marta Kajda

The authority is concerned that Motorola has an incentive to delay the deployment of a new secure communications solution for emergency services in Great Britain, as it receives significant profits from the operation of the existing network that is set to be replaced.

European Commission presents 2022 work programme
24 October 21 Javier Huerta Bravo

The European Commission presented on 19 October its work programme for 2022, setting out the initiatives that it plans to put forward next year.

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