Spotlight – Competition & Regulation 24/04/15

24 April 2015

Weekly Alert


Mergers Cleared – Subject to Conditions

M.7499: Altice/PT Portugal

Mergers Invitation to Comment

M.7538: Knorr-Bremse/Vossloh

M.7558: DS Smith/Duropack

Competition General

EC carries out dawn raids in bioethanol sector

EC carries out dawn raids in biofuel sector


EC sends Statement of Objections to Gazprom over alleged abuse of dominance on Central and Eastern European gas supply markets

State Aid

EC approves Greek resolution aid for Panellinia Bank

United Kingdom

CMA – Mergers Invitation to Comment

Pennon Group/Sembcorp Bournemouth Water Investments


David Currie speech: “the CMA experience of behavioural economics”

CMA receives super complaint from Which regarding grocery market

Electronic Communications

Ofcom: “Laying the foundations for next generation mobile services: Update on bands above 6 GHz”