Spotlight – Competition & Regulation: 03/10/2014

3 October 2014

Weekly Alert


Electronic Communications

BEREC: work programme for 2015 and on its strategy for the next three years

BEREC: Guidance on the regulatory accounting approach to the economic replicability test

EC publishes summary of Motorola Mobility LLC decision

State Aid

SA.38373: Alleged aid to Apple

SA.38375: Alleged aid to Fiat Finance and Trade Limited (French Only)

EC extends scope of in depth investigation into Gibraltar corporate tax regime to include tax rulings

EC orders recovery of incompatible aid from certain terrestrial digital platform operators in Castilla-La Mancha

EC adopts package of decisions following in depth investigations regarding public support to airports and airlines in Belgium, Germany, Italy and Sweden

EC opens in depth investigation into proposed public financing for Volkswagen Portugal

United Kingdom

Mergers Invitation to Comment

Xchanging/Agencyport Software Europe

Mergers Acceptance of Undertakings

Cineworld/City Screen

Mergers In Depth Investigations

Vodafone Limited/Phones4U Limited

Market Investigations

CMA publishes final order in UK statutory audit market investigation for large companies

The CMA has published a final order in the private healthcare market investigation


Skyscanner Limited v Competition and Markets Authority

Electronic Communications

Ofcom: Ed Richards to stand down as Chief Executive in December

Ageas fined

Ofcom has published its final determination in the Dispute between Cloud9 and Telef



Ofgem enters into Memorandum of Understanding with Information Commissioner





Ofwat: regulatory reporting