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E-commerce to be subject to close EU scrutiny


European Commission proposes wide-ranging antitrust inquiry into e-commerce sector

Obstacles to EU integration in online markets have led to the European Commission announcing a sector inquiry into e-commerce.

27 March 2015

Change Ahead: The CDM Regulations 2015

To align with EU Directives from 6 April 2015 the Health & Safety Executive’s (“HSE”) Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 will be in force and apply to all construction work in Great Britain.

27 March 2015

CMA’s clearance decision of Vodafone’s acquisition of Phones 4U stores published

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has published its clearance of Vodafone’s acquisition of 140 stores previously controlled by Phones4U.

27 March 2015

CNMC confirms the repeated breach of Telecinco/Cuatro merger commitments by Mediaset

The Spanish Competition Authority has opened an inquiry into whether commitments entered into by two Spanish television channels are being fulfilled.

27 March 2015

AGCM: New market test regarding remedies in the "problematic" pharmaceutical sector

The Italian Competition Authority has recently published proposed remedies for alleged infringement of Article 102 TFEU.

27 March 2015

AGCM: International Conference on Intellectual Property and Competition in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Italian Competition Authority has hosted an International Conference organized jointly with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

26 March 2015