Competition Policy Newsletter | Number 1 (2010)

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Series Details Number 1
Publication Date 2010
ISSN 1025-2266
EC KD-AB-10-001-3A-C
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  • Retrospective article about the crisis by Commissioner Neelie Kroes
  • Commission adopts new block exemption regulation for liner shipping consortia by Antje Prisker
  • The state of ECN leniency convergence by Vita Juknevičiūtė and Jeroen Capiau
  • State aid for training: criteria for compatibility analysis in notifiable cases by Juergen Foecking and Justyna Majcher-Williams
  • State aid for disabled and disadvantaged workers: compatibility criteria for big cases by Justyna Majcher-Williams and Juergen Foecking


  • European Court of Justice confirms Commission’s approach on parental liability by Frederique Wenner and Bertus Van Barlingen
  • Clearstream: General Court confirms Commission Decision by Rosalind Bufton and Eduardo Martínez Rivero
  • Patent ambush in standard-setting: the Commission accepts commitments from Rambus to lower memory chip royalty rates by Ruben Schellingerhout and Piero Cavicchi
  • The Commission’s decision in the Microsoft Internet Explorer case and recent developments in the area of interoperability by Carl-Christian Buhr, Friedrich Wenzel Bulst, Jeanne Foucault and Thomas Kramler
  • Commitment decision in the ship classification case: Paving the way for more competition by Rüdiger Doms and Piergiorgio Rieder
  • The Online Commerce Roundtable — Advocating improved access to online music for EU consumers by Carlo Alberto Toffolon


  • The heat stabilisers cartels by Patricie Eliasova, Josefine Hederström, Willibrord Janssen and Eline Post


  • Merger: main developments between 1 September and 31 December 2009 by John Gatti
  • EDF/Segebel by Pablo Asbo, Raphaël De Coninck, Cyril Hariton, Krisztian Kecsmar, Polyvios Panayides and Augustijn Van Haasteren
  • Merger Case M.5421 Panasonic/Sanyo – Batteries included or ‘lost in translation?’ by Rita Devai, Tobias P. Maass, Dimitrios Magos and Robert Thomas

State aid

  • State aid: main developments between 1 September and 31 December 2009 by Koen Van de Casteele
  • Restructuring package for Northern Rock by Živilė Didžiokaitė and Minke Gort
  • EU-Korea FTA: a new frontier for a global level playing field in subsidies control by Anna Jarosz-Friis, Nicola Pesaresi and Clemens Kerle
  • The German Law to Modernise the General Conditions for Capital Investments (MoRaKG) by Zajzon Bodó, Torsten Peters and Albert Rädler

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  • Organigram of the Competition Directorate-General
  • Documents
  • Speeches
  • Press releases and memos
  • Publications
  • Competition cases covered in this issue
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