Spotlight – Competition & Regulation: 23/01/2014

23 January 2014

Weekly Alert


Mergers Invitation to Comment

COMP/M.7108: Axpo Group/EDP Group/JV

COMP/M.7075: Cintra/Abertis/It

Competition General


Electronic Communications

BEREC adopts opinion on second Phase II investigation into German regulator


EC publishes report on

EC publishes Q&A

EC publishes Energy and climate goals for 2030

State Aid

EC & EIB issue joint statement on interaction between EIB

EC to consult on draft guidance on notion of aid

EC adopts new rules on risk finance

EC orders recovery of illegal state aid from Italian maritime company Saremar

EC authorises allocation of 404.6 million free greenhouse gas emission allowances for modernisation of Polish electricity sector

EC approves amendments to UK scheme financing SMEs

United Kingdom

Mergers Invitation to Comment

Omnicell, Inc./MTS Medication Technologies, Inc/SurgiChem Limited

Competition Commission

Provisional Remedies published in private healthcare investigation

Electronic Communications

Ofcom consents to BBC Proposals for coverage of 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games

Ofcom approves use of earth stations on mobile platforms to enable superfast broadband speeds on public transport in UK

Ofcom to investigate





Monitor opens investigation into a proposal to join pathology services in Sussex