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29 Mar 12

Weekly Alert - 29 March 2012

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General Court confirms Telefonica’s 2007 abuse of dominance fine of €152 million

Press Release

Judgment (Not English)

EC fines Czech energy companies €2.5 million for obstruction during a dawn raid Press Release
EC fines window mountings producers €86 million for price fixing cartel Press Release
EC fines air freight forwarders €169 million for operating four price fixing cartels Press Release
WFW Briefing – Italian Shipping Cartel fined €4 million Briefing


Mergers Notified  
COMP/M.6201: HSH/Malév Notice
Mergers – In Depth Investigations  
COMP/M.6458: Universal Music Group/EMI Music Press Release
COMP/M.6410: UTC/Goodrich Press Release
State Aid – General  
EC “Overview of decisions and on-going in-depth investigations in the context of the financial crisis” published Overview
Case T-123/09: Ryanair v Commission Press Release
EC approves UK public service compensation aid to UK Post Office Ltd Press Release
Competition – General  
Cases C-553/10 P and C-554/10 P: European Commission and Lagardère SCA v Éditions Odile Jacob SAS Press Release
Electronic Communication  
BEREC Opinion on Phase II investigation on call and voice termination in The Netherlands Opinion
BEREC Opinion on Phase II investigation on wholesale SMS termination in Denmark Opinion
EU reaches preliminary agreement on revised Roaming Regulation Press Release
CEER and GLE’s collaboration results in new transparency tool for improving access to European LNG terminals Press Release
Case C-209/10: Post Danmark A/s v Konkurrencerådet Judgment


Case report: Acquisition of German part of H+H by Xella prohibited by Bundeskartellamt Case Report
Bundeskartellamt clears acquisition of ESW GasVertrieb GmbH by Enovos Press Release

United Kingdom

Mergers – Consultation on Undertakings  
Jewson/Build Center Press Release
Electronic Communication  
Ofcom extended “Notice of proposed variation of Everything Everywhere’s 1800 MHz spectrum licences to allow use of LTE and WiMAX technologies” Consultation Press Release
Nokia Corporation v AU Optronics Corporation & Others. Judgment
Ofgem: “Planning for an integrated electricity transmission system” consultation Consultation
Ofcom decision on new regulatory framework regarding securing the Universal Postal Service


Press Release

CC publishes “Access to Bus Station Order” in Local Bus Services Market Investigation Order


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