Competition Policy Newsletter | Number 3 (2010)

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Series Details Number 3
Publication Date 2010
ISSN 1025-2266
EC KD-AB-10-003-EN-C
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  • Inability to Pay – First cases and practical experiences by Philip Kienapfel and Geert Wils


  • The Commission’s GDF and E.ON Gas decisions concerning long-term capacity bookings by Ricardo Cardoso, Sandra Kijewski, Oliver Koch, Patrick Lindberg and Károly Nagy
  • The new competition framework for vertical agreements in the motor vehicle sector by John Clark, Stephan Simon and Axel Bierer
  • The European Court of Justice confirms approach in De Beers commitment decision by Harald Mische and Blaž Višnar
  • British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines: airline cooperation and consolidation under review by the Commission by Emmanuelle Mantlik, Daniel Mes, Tatyana Panova, Anatoly Subočs, Axel Specker and Lucia Bonova


  • The Bathroom fittings and fixtures cartel by Liane Wildpanner and Caroline Teyssié
  • Reduced fines outside the scope of the Leniency Notice: The Power Transformers case by Gerald Berger and Markus Schmillen


  • Mergers: main developments between 1 May and 31 August 2010 by John Gatti
  • Yes, we can (prohibit) – The Ryanair/Aer Lingus merger before the Court by Oliver Koch

State Aid 

  • State aid: main developments between 1 May and 31 August 2010 by Koen Van de Casteele
  • Commission takes negative decision in the Alcoa case by Elisabetta Garofalo and Nicolas Imbert

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  • Organigram of the Competition Directorate-General 60 Speeches 60 Press releases and Memos
  • Publications
  • Competition cases covered in this issue
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