Spotlight

Spotlight – Competition & Regulation 01/05/15

1 May 2015

Weekly Alert

Europe

Mergers Invitation to Comment

M.7529: Mohawk Industries/International Flooring Systems

Competition General

Case C-227/14 P: LG Display Co. Ltd and LG Display Taiwan Co. Ltd v Commission

Alexander Italianer speech: “Shaken, not stirred. Competition Law Enforcement and Standard Essential Patents”

Energy

CEER memo: “Regulatory aspects of Energy Investment Conditions in European Countries”

State Aid

EC launches sector inquiry into mechanisms ensuring electricity supplies

EC issues guidance on local public support measures granted without prior Commission approval

EC refers Italy to Court of Justice over failure to recover illegally granted state aid to Sardinian hotel industry

United Kingdom

CAT

Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations v Competition and Markets Authority

Electronic Communications

Ofcom statement: “The Use of Non-Geographic Numbers in Broadcasting – Statement”

Ofcom statement: “Consumer Switching: A statement on modifications to General Conditions to effect changes to switching processes for fixed voice and broadband on the KCOM Access Network”