Spotlight – Competition & Regulation 09/04/15

9 April 2015

Weekly Alert


Mergers – Subject to Undertakings

M.7265: Zimmer/Biomet

Mergers – In Depth Investigations

M.7419: TeliaSonera/Telenor/JV


ACER: “Network Code on Emergency and Restoration”

CEER publishes response to EC consultation paper on the Revision of Regulation (EU) No 994/2010 - measures to safeguard security of gas supply

State Aid

EC approves three aid schemes for French aviation sector

EC orders Romania to recover incompatible state aid for abolished investment aid scheme

United Kingdom


CMA grants permission for electricity distribution network price controls appeal

CMA: Annual Plan 2015/2016

CMA Mergers

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust/Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust –Issues Statement published

Electronic Communications

Ofcom: “Review of fixed call origination and termination markets 2016-19”

Ofcom: “Recognised Spectrum Access (RSA) for Receive Only Earth Stations”

Ofcom publishes results of research into 3G and 4G network performance

Ofcom: “Inclusion of the 1452 – 1492 MHz, 2350-2390 MHz and 3410-3600 MHz bands in the Mobile Trading Regulations”


Ofwat: Forward Programme 2015-2016