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

Facebook targeted under new German competition rules
03 February 21 Miklós Kozma

The German competition authority extended the scope of its ongoing investigation into the linking of Oculus devices with the Facebook social network in light of new provisions in the German Competition Act. These empower the authority to take preventive measures against certain large digital companies that might leverage their entrenched dominant position to consolidate or expand their market power across markets.

Brexit – consequences for competition law
21 January 21 Miklós Kozma

The UK ceased to operate as a member state of the EU on 1 January 2021. This flash message provides an overview of the main consequences of Brexit on merger control, antitrust and state aid in the UK.

European Commission proposes Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act
18 December 20 Michele Ledger

Two new detailed regulations are proposed with the intention of setting a high global benchmark for regulating digital services in Europe according to their reach.

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