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Unilateral conduct in the energy sector: An overview of EU and national case law, 16 February 2017
Roberto Grasso - WilmerHale (Brussels)
John Ratliff - WilmerHale (Brussels)

The Turkish Competition Board concludes that a new turnover rebate system does not constitute an abuse of dominance in the fuel wholesale market (Tüpraş / Ader), 13 March 2016
Gönenç Gürkaynak - ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
Ceren Özkanlı - ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine fines a company for alleged abuse of its monopoly position (Gazprom), 22 January 2016
Sergiy Glushchenko - Asters (Kiev)

The European Commission accepts the commitments proposed to end the competition restrictions on Bulgaria’s wholesale electricity market (Bulgarian Energy Holding), 10 December 2015
Kameliya Naydenova - Avon Balkans (Sofia)

The Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition fines three power distribution companies for abusing their dominant market positions by imposing excessive prices to cable operators (CEZ, EVN and Energo-pro), 27 May 2015
Kameliya Naydenova - Avon Balkans (Sofia)

The Judicial Appeal Board on civil and administrative cases of East Kazakhstan region fines a group of companies for refusing to conclude a contract with customer (AES Ust-Kamenogorsk HPS), 13 April 2015
Aldash Aitzhanov - Center for competition policy development and advocacy (Astana)
Nikolay Radostovets - Kazakhstan Association of Mining and Metallurgical Companies (Astana)
Kuanysh Kholtursunov - Center for competition policy development and advocacy (Astana)

The Canadian Competition Tribunal holds that the exit of a dominant firm from the relevant market does not end an abuse of dominance claim (Direct Energy), 26 March 2015
Michael Osborne - Affleck Greene McMurtry (Toronto)

The Kazakh Court condemns abuse of dominant position in the gasoline market (Helios), 19 January 2015
Aldash Aitzhanov - Center for competition policy development and advocacy (Astana)
Nikolay Radostovets - Kazakhstan Association of Mining and Metallurgical Companies (Astana)
Kuanysh Kholtursunov - Center for competition policy development and advocacy (Astana)

The Turkish Competition Authority closes its investigation into an electricity distribution and retail company for increasing the switching costs for eligible customers and impeding the opportunities of competitors (Ayedas), 22 October 2014
Ahmet Fatih Ozkan - University of Sussex (Brighton)

The Competition Commission of Pakistan issues an opinion aiming at eliminating the discriminatory application of Inland Freight Equalization Margin, 7 August 2014
Amber Darr - Supreme Court of Pakistan

The Belgian Competition Authority condemns the incumbent operator for abuse of a dominant position for excessive pricing on the Belgian electricity market (Electrabel), 18 July 2014
Daniel Muheme - Altius (Brussels)
Michael Kinyentama - IP Porta (Gent)

The EU Court of Justice holds that a member state may be found to have infringed art. 106(1) TFEU if its measures create a situation in which a public undertaking or an undertaking on which it has conferred special or exclusive rights is led to abuse its dominant position (Greek Lignite case), 17 July 2014
Ilias Georgiopoulos - Gibson Dunn (Brussels)
Peter Alexiadis - Gibson Dunn (Brussels)

The EU Court of Justice clarifies the threshold of competitive distortion required in the application of Articles 102 and 106(1) TFEU to State measures concerned with public undertakings or undertakings with special or exclusive rights (Greek Lignite case), 17 July 2014
Albert Sánchez Graells - University of Bristol

The Court of Justice revolves around the radius of Commission’s powers and discretion in establishing an infringement of article 106 TFEU read together with article 102 TFEU (Greek Lignite Case), 17 July 2014
Nancy Gerakini - Gerakini Legal Studio (Athens)

The EU Court of Justice attempts to clarify its own case law on whether actual abuse by the public undertaking must be shown in Article 106 TFEU-cases (Greek Lignite case), 17 July 2014
Hans Vedder - University of Groningen

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina quashes the no-infringement decision of the Competition Authority based on the concept of “single economic entity” (Elektrokontakt), 29 January 2014
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Turkish Competition Authority fines sole oil refiner for abusing its dominance by pricing and contractual practices (Tüpraş), 17 January 2014
Cemal Ökmen Yücel - Turkish Competition Authority (Ankara)

The Turkish Competition Authority fines an ex-state-owned oil refinery for abusing its dominant position by charging excessive prices and imposing unfair trading conditions (Tüpraş), 17 January 2014
Ahmet Fatih Ozkan - University of Sussex (Brighton)

The Polish competition authority formally accepts the commitments offered in an abuse of dominant position case(Polish Petroleum and Gas Mining), 31 December 2013
Katarzyna Bojarojć - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Brussels)

The French Competition Authority fines French energy provider for abusing its dominant position on the solar energy market (EDF), 17 December 2013
Olivier Beddeleem - EDHEC Business School (Lille/Nice)

The US District Court of Western Texas dismisses antitrust claims predicated upon alleged trademark misuse in relation to flow conditioners in oil pipelines (RJ Machine / Canada Pipeline Accessories), 22 November 2013
Howard M. Ullman - Orrick (San Francisco)

The Italian Competition Authority fines a producer of renewable energy for a breach of disclosure duty (ERG), 22 October 2013
Daniele D'Alvia - Birkbeck University (London)

The Italian Regional Administrative Court of First Instance annuls in parte qua the Italian Competition Authority’s decision concerning an abuse of dominant position in gas distribution services sector (Italgas), 10 October 2013
Carlo Edoardo Cazzato - Lipani Catricalà (Rome)

The European Commission sends statement of objections to an operator for allegedly discriminating against foreign companies in the Romanian market for power exchanges (OPCOM, CNTEE Transelectrica), 30 May 2013
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The Bulgarian Competition Authority sanctions electricity supplier for an abuse of dominance in the form of temporary suspension of supply for accumulated debts (NERGO PRO Sales AD), 8 May 2013
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Slovak Supreme Court upholds the NCA’s decision on the abuse of dominant position by a dominant player in the national petrol and diesel oil wholesale markets (Slovnaft), 18 April 2013
Michal Palisin - White & Case (Bratislava)

The Slovak Supreme Court upholds the NCA decision on the abuse of dominant position by a dominant player on the petrol and diesel oil wholesale markets (Slovnaft), 18 April 2013
Michal Palisin - White & Case (Bratislava)

The Competition Commission of India finds no prima facie case in a predatory pricing case concerning oil and gas exploration activities (HLS Asia v Schlumberger Asia Services and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation), 11 April 2013
Aditya Bhattacharjea - University of Delhi (New Delhi)

The European Commission accepts commitments offered by the Czech electricity incumbent to resolve competition concerns (CEZ), 10 April 2013
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The Belgian College of Competition Prosecutors finds that energy company abused its dominant position on the market for the generation, wholesale and trading of electricity (Electrabel), 7 February 2013
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The Greek Competition Commission fines the Hellenic gas transmission system operator for abusing its dominant position in the primary market of natural gas transmission (DESFA), 20 December 2012
Stefanos Merikas - University of Reading
Athanassios Skourtis - University of Reading

The Israeli Restrictive Trade Practices General Director declares certain entities "monopolies" in the supply of non-liquefied natural gas (Noble Energy Mediterranean, Delek Drilling and Avner Oil & Gas Exploration), 13 November 2012
Gal Rozent - Eshel, Ashlagi, Rozent Law Offices (Tel Aviv)

The EU General Court annuls a Commission decision concerning the exclusive rights granted by Greece in favour of a company for the extraction of lignite for absence of proof of an abusive conduct (Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou), 20 September 2012
Norman Neyrinck - Philippe & Partners (Brussels)
Angeliki Valsamidou - UCB (Brussels)

The EU General Court annuls the Commission decision for failing to substantiate the existence of an abuse of dominance on the market for cheap electricity (DEI), 20 September 2012
Hans Vedder - University of Groningen

The Romanian Competition Council closes investigation on abuse of dominant position on the local market of natural gas installations planning and execution accepting commitments undertaken by the monopolist (PROGAZ P&D), 5 September 2012
Cristina Mihai - Grigorescu Ştefănică (Bucarest)

The Romanian Competition Authority accepts behavioural commitments in unfair pricing case in the natural gas sector (Progaz), 5 September 2012
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The European Commission investigates Russian producer and supplier of natural gas for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the European markets (Gazprom), 4 September 2012
Marianela López-Galdos - Inter-American Development Bank (Washington, DC)

The EU Commission opens proceedings against a Russian producer and supplier of natural gas concerning alleged abuse of dominance (Gazprom), 4 September 2012
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The European Commission opens proceedings to investigate whether Russian producer and supplier of natural gas has abused its dominant position in central and eastern European gas markets (Gazprom), 4 September 2012
Carl Vernetti - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Washington, DC)

The Argentine Federal Court of Appeals decides that antitrust agency cannot issue preliminary injunctions (Shell, Argentina de Petróleo, YPF, Esso Petrolera), 21 August 2012
Lucas Sebastian Grosman - Universidad de San Andrés (Buenos Aires)

The Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court repeals decision of the Lithuanian Competition Council, which recognized that energy operator breached Article 9 of the Competition law by abuse of dominant position (UAB Vilniaus energija), 13 August 2012
Raimundas Moisejevas - Law firm of Raimundas Moisejevas (Vilnius)

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania brings clearance on assessing excessive pricing under 102 Art. TFEU (Vilniaus energija), 13 August 2012
Marius Juonys - Valiunas Ellex (Vilnius)

The EU Commission publishes commitments from Czech energy company to resolve alleged infringements on the market for the generation and wholesale supply of electricity (CEZ), 10 July 2012
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The European Commission initiates proceedings against a gas supplier and its subsidiaries for alleged abuse of dominance in the Bulgarian natural gas markets (Bulgarian Energy Holding), 5 July 2012
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The Slovak Competition Authority confirms competence with regard to regulated fees in energy sector (ZSE Distribúcia), 29 June 2012
Katerina Schenkova - Baker Mckenzie (Vienna)

The Spanish Competition Authority fines electrical utility incumbent approximately € 1 M for failing to comply with a decision of the Competition Court (Endesa), 26 April 2012
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The Croatian Competition Authority rejects a complaint for abuse of dominant position in the market for supply/sale of natural gas (Prirodni Plin), 5 April 2012
Boris Andrejas

The German Competition Authority issues an abuse decision against energy provider (Entega), 20 March 2012
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The Spanish Supreme Court changes stance and rules that an isolated conduct in the daily energy market constitutes a continuous abuse of dominance (Iberdola Generación), 30 January 2012
Carolina Luna - European Commission - DG Comp (Brussels)

The Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic fines electricity distribution company for abuse of a dominant position by charging excessive prices for electricity metering (ZSE), 28 December 2011
Michal Miko - Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) (Slovenia)
Martin Pavlus - Kinstellar (Bratislava)

The Italian Competition Authority fines under art. 82 TFEU the incumbent gas service supplier for refusing to provide the cities of Rome and Todi with information required to prepare contract notices for the tendering of gas distribution services (Comuni vari - espletamento gare affidamento servizio distribuzione gas), 14 December 2011
Claudia Calvani - Studio Legale Macchi di Cellere Gangemi (Rome)

The German Competition Authority deems the tendering process for the gas concession illegal and closes proceedings in view of the commitment to restart the tendering process (Markkleeberg), 21 November 2011
Matthias Lang - Bird & Bird (Düsseldorf)

The Brussels Court of Appeal decides the appointment of experts to investigate abuse of dominant position in the railway sector (NMBS / SNCB, Electrabel), 11 October 2011
Johan Van Acker - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

The Spanish Competition Authority fines electricity distributors for abusing their dominant positions in the power distribution market by restricting competition in the neighboring market for the provision of electrical installation services (Unión Fenosa and Hidrocantábrico), 20 September 2011
Casto Gonzalez-Paramo - Hogan Lovells (Madrid)
Sara Salvador - Linklaters (Madrid)

The European Commission initiates proceedings against the Czech electricity incumbent for possible abuse of dominant position (CEZ), 11 July 2011
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The Slovak Antimonopoly Office imposes a fine for abuse of dominant position by discriminatory pricing in wholesale of fuels (Slovnaft), 8 July 2011
Robert Neruda - Havel, Holasek & Partners (Brno)
Peter Demcak - Havel, Holasek & Partners (Brno)

The Croatian Competition Authority finds discriminatory pricing practices on the market for jet fuel supplied in Croatian airports (INA – Industrija nafte, Dubrovnik Airline), 19 May 2011
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Bulgarian Competition Authority sanctions an electricity distributor for refusal to supply despite the existing commitments decision in a similar case (E.ON Bulgaria Sales), 22 March 2011
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Competition Authority of Bosnia & Herzegovina follows EU competition law standards and rejects an anticompetitive agreement complaint in relation to affiliated companies being part of a “single economic entity” (Elektrokontakt, Elektroprivreda, Eldis-tehnika), 25 February 2011
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Moldovan Competition Authority finds an exploitative abuse of dominant position in the invoicing practices of an electricity distributor (RED Union Fenosa), 22 February 2011
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Italian Competition Authority accepts and enforces commitments offered by the main energy companies active in the Sicily electricity wholesale market (Enel, Tolling Edipower), 22 December 2010
Ernesto Razzano - Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (Rome)

The Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania imposes a fine on an oil refinery for abuse of dominance after conducting an additional investigation (Orlen Lietuva), 16 December 2010
Gintarė Surblytė - Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich)

The Federal Court of Justice holds that prices of a dominant company charged in a new market may be lower than the prices in the dominated market for a limited market entry period (Entega II), 7 October 2010
Wolfgang Bosch - Gleiss Lutz (Frankfurt)

The European Commission adopts decision accepting structural commitments from the italian incumbent electricity operator (ENI), 29 September 2010
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The German Competition Authority accepts commitments from electric heating providers to implement measures to open the market and reimburse customers, 29 September 2010
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The European Commission adopts a commitment decision addressed to Italian energy company regarding potential abuse of its dominant position in the market for gas transportation services(ENI), 29 September 2010
Ulrich Von Koppenfels - DG Competition (Brussels)
Frank Maier-Rigaud - NERA (Berlin, Brussels, & Paris)

The Macedonian Supreme Court upholds the NCA’s decision finding an abuse of dominance on the electricity distribution market (Elektrostopanstvo), 6 September 2010
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

A Slovak Regional Court confirms the NCA decision holding as abusive a request of the gas transmission network operator to obtain ownership of the interconnection system build by a gas distribution company (Eustream), 30 June 2010
Michal Miko - Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) (Slovenia)
Michal Volný - Valko Marian & partners (Bratislava)

The Bulgarian Competition Authority fines an electricity supplier for exploitative abuse of dominant position (EVN Bulgaria Elektrorazpredelenie), 3 June 2010
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Spanish Supreme Court holds that the national High Court erred in law as regard the concept of dominance (Enagás, Gas Natural Comercializadora), 1 June 2010
Carolina Luna - European Commission - DG Comp (Brussels)

The Russian Supreme Commercial Court upholds a €28.5 M fine on a British-Russian oil company for abuse of dominance (TNK-BP), 25 May 2010
Vitaly Pruzhansky - RBB Economics (Brussels)
Jan Peter van der Veer - RBB Economics (Brussels)

The Bulgarian Supreme Administrative Court partially upholds the decision of the Bulgarian Competition Authority finding an abuse of dominance on the market for electricity distribution and accessory services (CEZ Distribution Bulgaria), 10 May 2010
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The European Commission adopts decision accepting commitments from a leading energy group (E.ON), 4 May 2010
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The European Commission accepts commitments offered by Swedish incumbent electricity operator in the electricity transmission market (Svenska Kraftnät), 14 April 2010
Philippe Chauve - DG Competition (Brussels)
Elzbieta Glowicka - E.CA Economics (Berlin)
Martin Godfried - Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (Ljubljana)
Edouard Leduc - Autorité de la concurrence (Paris)
Stefan Siebert - Representatives of the governments of the Member States who regularly take part in Council meetings

The Bulgarian Competition Authority accepts the commitments offered by the electricity provider in order to prevent abusive practices on the market for electricity distribution (E.ON Bulgaria Sales), 25 March 2010
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Italian Competition Authority closes its first leniency application case finding a price fixing cartel among the three main operators in the market for liquefied petroleum gas (Prezzo per il GPL), 24 March 2010
Denis Fosselard - Ashurst (Rome)
Stefania Amoruso - Pirelli (Milan)
Lina Vitolo - Danone

The Hellenic Competition Commission concludes that a joint purchase agreement between refineries does not restrict competition (Hellenic Petroleum and Motor Oil Hellas), 23 March 2010
Federica Maiorano - OECD (Athens & Paris)

The European Commission makes legally binding commitments proposed by French incumbent electricity operator in long term contracts case (EDF), 17 March 2010
Nicolas Bessot - European Commission - DG Home (Brussels)
Maciej Ciszewski - DG Ener (Brussels)
Augustijn Van Haasteren - DG Competition (Brussels)

The Bulgarian Competition Authority defines the termination of electricity supply due to the debts accumulated by the previous owner as an abuse of dominant position (EVN Bulgaria Elektrosnabdiavane), 11 March 2010
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Bulgarian competition authority considers behavioural commitments in cases of refusal to supply (E.On Bulgaria, EVN Bulgaria), 10 March 2010
Dessislava Fessenko - Kinstellar (Sofia)

The Swedish Market Court upholds the Competition Authority’s interim order imposing an obligation on an electrical company to provide a potential customer access to its electricity mains (Ekfors), 26 February 2010
Carl Wetter - Vinge (Stockholm)
Helena Höök - Vinge (Stockholm)
Emil Fahlén Godö - Vinge (Stockholm)

The UK Court of Appeal upholds abuse of dominance finding against incumbent gas provider but reduces the size of the fine imposed (National Grid/Gas and Electricity Markets Authority, Capital Meters, Siemens, Meter Fit), 23 February 2010
Simon Barnes - Shoosmiths (Thames Valley)

The EU Commission announces a market test on commitments offered by an energy company (ENI), 4 February 2010
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The Spanish Supreme Court annulls a judgment of the Appellate Administrative Court and quashes a decision of the Spanish Competition Authority that imposed a substantial fine on several power generating companies for abusing their dominant position in the Spanish electricity market for technical restrictions (Unión Fenosa), 27 January 2010
Jaime Garcia-Nieto - Airbus group (Blagnac)
Hervé Ajouc - Pernod Ricard (Paris)

The European Commission market tests commitments offered by an energy company (E.ON), 22 January 2010
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The Macedonian Administrative Court upholds the NCA’s decision establishing abusive charges on the electricity distribution market (Elektrostopanstvo), 10 December 2009
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The European Commission renders legally binding commitments offered by French and German incumbent gas operators concerning long-term capacity bookings (GDF, E.ON), 3 December 2009
Ricardo Cardoso de Andrade - DG Competition (Brussels)
Oliver Koch - European Commission - DG ENER (Brussels)
Sandra Kijewski - DG Competition (Brussels)
Patrick Lindberg - DG Competition (Brussels)
Karoly Nagy - DG Regional and Urban Policy

The European Commission market tests commitments proposed by the French incumbent operator concerning French electricity retail market (EDF), 4 November 2009
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The Polish Supreme Court decides on the validity of the refusal of the gas network access (Bartimpex), 15 July 2009
Aleksander Stawicki - WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr (Warsaw)

The Dutch Competition Authority clears a natural gas supplier of allegations of abusive pricing for the supply of gas (Productschap Tuinbouw / GasTerra), 26 June 2009
Sarah Beeston - Van Doorne (Amsterdam)

A US Court of Appeals affirms the decision of the lower court allowing a summary judgment on all claims including the exclusion of competition from the market for gasoline (Partner / ExxonMobil Oil), 4 May 2009
Don T. Hibner, Jr. - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton (Los Angeles)

The French Competition Authority abandons commitments procedure and adopts interim measures in photovoltaic case (EDF), 8 April 2009
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The Spanish Competition Authority fines electricity distributors € 35,8 million for abusing their dominant position on the power commercialisation market (Centrica / Electra de Viesgo / Endesa / Union Fenosa), 2 April 2009
Casto Gonzalez-Paramo - Hogan Lovells (Madrid)
Sonia Perez Romero - Allianz Group (Bruxelles)

The Spanish Competition Authority fines the leading gas supplier for an abuse of dominant position (Gas Natural 2), 26 March 2009
Aitor Montesa Lloreda - EU General Court (Luxembourg)
Angel Givaja Sanz - Garrigues Abogados (Madrid)

The French Competition Authority imposes a fine on electricity supplier for publicly denigrating its competitor (Gaz et Electricité de Grenoble), 25 March 2009
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The European Commission adopts a commitment decision concerning a possible abuse of a dominant position in the German gas transmission markets (RWE), 18 March 2009
Oliver Koch - European Commission - DG ENER (Brussels)
Karoly Nagy - DG Regional and Urban Policy
Ingrida Pucinskaite-Kubik - DG Health & Food Safety (Brussels)
Walter Tretton - Service Européen pour l’action extérieur (EEAS)

The EU Commission sends statement of objections to an energy group regarding its management and operation of natural gas transmission pipelines (ENI), 6 March 2009
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The French Competition Authority market tests commitments offered in the energy sector (EDF), 7 January 2009
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The European Commission sends statement of objections to the French incumbent electricity operator (EDF ), 29 December 2008
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The Latvian Competition Council fines a dominant liquified gas provider for excessive pricing (Propana Gaze), 10 December 2008
Debora Pavila - Varul Vilgerts Smaliukas (Riga)

The German Federal Court of Justice decides on the relevant definition of the gas supply market (Stadtwerke Uelzen), 10 December 2008
Petra Linsmeier - Gleiss Lutz (Munich)
Moritz Lichtenegger - Milbank (Munich)

The Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court upholds the annulment of the NCA’s Art. 82 EC decision and sends the case back for re-investigation (Mazeikiu nafta II), 8 December 2008
Sarūnas Keserauskas - Konkurencijos taryba (Vilnius)

The German Federal Cartel Office settles a number of proceedings against gas suppliers for alleged abuse of dominance and accepts commitments offering compensation to consumers worth € 127 M (Gas price procedures), 1 December 2008
Sebastian Peyer - University of East Anglia (Norwich)

The European Commission approves structural remedies offered by German electricity operator in order to remove suspected infringements of EU Article 102 concerns in the German electricity wholesale and balancing markets (E.ON), 26 November 2008
Karoly Nagy - DG Regional and Urban Policy
Philippe Chauve - DG Competition (Brussels)
Martin Godfried - Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (Ljubljana)
Stefan Siebert - Representatives of the governments of the Member States who regularly take part in Council meetings
Kristóf Kovács - DG Competition (Brussels)
Gregor Langus - Compass Lexecon (Brussels)

The Slovak Competition Authority fines a gas transport network operator for abuse of its dominant position (Eustream), 10 October 2008
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The Polish Competition Authority imposes a financial penalty on the electricity distributor for the delay in issuance of the connection conditions for wind farms’ access to electricity grid (ENEA Operator), 30 September 2008
Aleksander Stawicki - WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr (Warsaw)
Bartosz Turno - WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr (Warsaw)

A Hungarian Court of appeal upholds the NCA’s decision having established an abuse of dominant position by the monopolist electricity provider on sub-markets of the electricity supply sector (DÉMÁSZ), 17 September 2008
Ákos Kovách - Gide Loyrette Nouel (Budapest)
Sambor Ryszka - DIGI Ltd. (London)

The European Commission welcomes amendments to the French incumbent electricity operator supply contract (EDF), 31 July 2008
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The European Commission publishes commitments offered by an energy operator to resolve two outstanding investigations under Article 82 EC (E.ON), 12 June 2008
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The Spanish Competition Authority fines a power company for excessive pricing in the technical restrictions market (Gas Natural), 25 April 2008
Casto Gonzalez-Paramo - Hogan Lovells (Madrid)

The German Federal Court of Justice finds that there is no uniform product market for heat energy sources on the retail level and rather defines the market merely for the supply of end consumers with natural gas as the relevant product market (Erdgassondervertrag), 19 April 2008
Melanie Schwaderer - Free University (Berlin)

The Austrian Federal Competition Authority settles a dispute regarding jet fuel supply at the Vienna International Airport (OMV), 4 April 2008
Axel Reidlinger - Reidlinger Schatzmann Rechtsanwälte
Heinrich Kühnert - Bpv Hügel (Vienna)

The Austrian Cartel Court accepts commitments in the jet fuel market (OMV), 3 April 2008
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

A Macedonian Court quashes a NCA’s decision establishing an abuse of dominance of the incumbent electricity provider on the electricity market (Elektrostopanstvo), 21 March 2008
Alexandr Svetlicinii - University of Macau

The Hungarian Competition Office refuses to use public resources for investigating an allegation of excessive pricing in the electricity sector (Budapesti Elektromos Mûvek Nyrt), 10 March 2008
Attila Komives - Morley Allen & Overy Iroda (Budapest)
Daniel Szentkuti - MVM OVIT (Budapest)
Anita Hegyi - GE (Budapest)

The European Commission finds that Greece has infringed art. 86(1) in conjunction with art. 82 of the EC Treaty by maintaining the preferential access to lignite in favour of the incumbent Greek electricity provider (PPC), 5 March 2008
Philippe Chauve - DG Competition (Brussels)
Polyvios Panayides - Chrysses Demetriades (Limassol)

The Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal partly confirms and partly annuls a decision of the NCA’s on excessive pricing in the wholesale market for physical electricity in Western Denmark (Elsam III), 3 March 2008
Jens Munk Plum - Kromann Reumert (Copenhagen)

The Danish Competition Appeal Tribunal confirms finding of excessive pricing (Elsam), 3 March 2008
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The European Commission welcomes submission of structural remedies to address two on-going investigations (E.ON), 28 February 2008
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The UK energy regulator fines a network operator for abuse in gas metering market (National Grid), 25 February 2008
Tim Kasten - Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
Sean Gerlich - Practising Law Institute (New York)

The UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority finds that the network operator has abused its dominant position in the market for the provision and maintenance of domestic-sized gas meters (National Grid), 21 February 2008
Yasmin Arshed - Jacobs (Glasgow)

The Spanish Competition Authority fines electric company for abusing pricing in the electricity technical restrictions market (Iberdrola), 14 February 2008
Luis Moscoso Del Prado - European Commission

The Hungarian Competition Office accepts objective justification defence in an abuse of dominance case in the electricity sector (DÉMÁSZ / DHE), 14 February 2008
Attila Komives - Morley Allen & Overy Iroda (Budapest)
Tünde Gönczöl - Dentons (Budapest)

The German Parliament reforms the Competition’s Restraints Act in order to fight against price abuses in the energy and food trade sectors, 21 December 2007
Frank Röhling - Freshfields (Berlin)
Bertrand Guerin - Freshfields (Berlin)

The Swedish Market Court rejects action for alleged abuse of dominant position in the electricity sector (Ekfors), 15 November 2007
Anders Flood - General Court of the European Union
Andreas Jasper - Kreab Gavin Anderson (Brussels)

The Swedish Market Court holds that the electricity network for municipalities street and road lighting is not an essential facility and rejects alleged abusive refusal to supply and price increase (Ekfors), 15 November 2007
Jakob Lundström - Swedavia AB
Mina Lindgren - White & Case (Stockholm)

A Lithuanian Court reopens the "Gas saga" by sending alleged abuse of dominance of the gas supplier incumbent back to the NCA for reinvestigation (Akmenes energij/Lietuvos dujos), 9 November 2007
Sarūnas Keserauskas - Konkurencijos taryba (Vilnius)

A Czech Court quashes the NCA decision having imposed the highest fine ever to a single undertaking for anti-competitive practices on the natural gas wholesale market (RWE Transgas), 22 October 2007
Adela Horakova - Dentons (Prague)

The Italian Competition Authority closes investigations on the conclusion of new electricity supply contracts by imposing remedies to the incumbent operator (Enel), 21 August 2007
Michele Giannino - Desogus Law Office (Cagliari)

The Vilnius District Administrative Court annuls the NCA’s first Art. 82 EC case in Lithuania on both legal reasoning and procedural grounds and, inter alia, for not having informed the EC Commission, in an excessive fuel prices case (Maeikiu nafta II), 28 June 2007
Sarūnas Keserauskas - Konkurencijos taryba (Vilnius)

The French Competition Authority imposes an obligation upon the electricity incumbent to offer a wholesale contract to new entrants (Direct Energie/EDF), 28 June 2007
David Sevy - Compass Lexecon (Paris)

The Austrian Federal Competition Authority refers to the Cartel Court a case of alleged excessive pricing in the jet fuel market pursuant to both Art. 82 EC and national provisions (Austrian Airlines/OMV), 12 June 2007
Axel Reidlinger - Reidlinger Schatzmann Rechtsanwälte
Marlen Grillmayer

The Maltese Competition Authority fines the State undertaking entrusted with exclusive right for fuel provision for discriminatory pricing (Cassar Fuels / Enemalta), 30 April 2007
Phyllis Aquilina - Sciberras & Lia Advocates (Valletta)

The French Competition Council orders the electricity incumbent to amend early termination clauses in supply contracts (EDF), 25 April 2007
Noëlle Lenoir - Kramer Levin (Paris)
Dan Roskis - Eversheds (Paris)
Charlotte-Mai Doremus - Johnson & Johnson (Paris)

The French Competition Council imposes interim measures to the incumbent to safeguard competition on the electricity supply market requesting modification of termination of exclusivity clause (KalibraXE / EDF), 25 April 2007
Charles Saumon - HP Hewlett Packard (Boulogne Billancourt)

The Luxembourg Competition Council renders its first ever decision and negatively applies the essential facilities doctrine in the sector of distribution of domestic heating fuel while holding that trade between Member States is not affected (Rock Fernand Distributions/Tanklux), 23 April 2007
Philippe-Emmanuel Partsch - Arendt & Medernach (Luxembourg)
Vincent Wellens - NautaDutilh (Luxembourg)

The Spanish Audiencia Nacional annuls the Competition Authority’s decision fining a natural gas supplier on the basis of Art. 82 EC for impeding third parties access to regasification capacities (Gas Natural), 13 March 2007
Margarita Fernandez Alvarez-Labrador - HP (Madrid)

The Spanish Audiencia Nacional revokes the Competition Authority’s decision on an abuse of dominance due to the absence of anticompetitive effects on the market regarding access to liquid natural gas importing infrastructures (Gas natural), 13 March 2007
Luis Agosti - Compass Lexecon (Madrid)

The Italian Competition Authority closes proceedings against the gas incumbent for alleged breach of Art. 82 EC by accepting commitments in the sector of regasification facilities without imposing sanctions (ENI), 12 March 2007
Valerio Torti - National University of Singapore

The Czech Office for the Protection of Competition confirms in appeal the abuse of dominant position of the natural gas incumbent althought reducing the fine imposed to EUR 8.5 M (RWE Transgas), 12 March 2007
Jana Jichova - University Sorbonne, CRUE (Paris)

The appellate body of the Czech Office for Protection of Competition confirms abuse of dominant position by the energy incumbent (RWE Transgas), 12 March 2007
Adela Horakova - Dentons (Prague)

The Spanish Competition Authority fines for the third time an electricity utility for excessive high prices (Iberdrola Castellón), 8 March 2007
Aitor Montesa Lloreda - EU General Court (Luxembourg)

The Turkish Competition Board fines 5 M euro an abuse of dominant position by applying the “essential facility” doctrine in the energy distribution sector (Enerjisa and Toros/CEAS), 8 February 2007
Remy Fekete - Jones Day (Paris)

The Lithuanian Constitutional Court rules on the first Art. 82 EC case on alleged excessive fuel prices (Mažeikiu nafta II), 31 January 2007
Sarūnas Keserauskas - Konkurencijos taryba (Vilnius)

The German Federal Cartel Office accepts commitments offered by four major gas transmission companies ensuring the compatibility of long term gas supply agreements with Art. 81 & 82 EC and German competition law (Bayerngas, Gas-Union, Saar Ferngas, Wingas), 29 January 2007
Joerg Meinzenbach - Hengeler Mueller (Düsseldorf)

The UK energy regulator finds no abuse of dominance in the refusal to supply meter data services to competing electricity suppliers (EDF Energy), 24 January 2007
Justin Coombs - Compass Lexecon (London)

The UK Gas and Electricity Market Authority rejects alleged abusive data withdrawal in the electricity market (EDF Energy), 24 January 2007
Pierre-Hugues Vallée - Quebec Department of Justice

The Polish Competition Authority fines the dominant petrochemical operator for applying excessively low prices (PKN Orlen), 29 December 2006
Anna Dec - Gide Loyrette Nouel (Warsaw)

The Spanish Competition Court fines a power generating company for abusing its dominant position by artificially raising the prices of the Spanish electricity pool (Viesgo Generación), 28 December 2006
Casto Gonzalez-Paramo - Hogan Lovells (Madrid)

The Spanish NCA fines € 2,5 M an electricity producer for abusive prices in the electricity generation schedules adjustment market (Viesgo Generación), 28 December 2006
Luis Agosti - Compass Lexecon (Madrid)
Atilano Jorge Padilla - Compass Lexecon (London, Madrid & Brussels)

The German Federal Cartel Office regards the inclusion of more than 25% of the market prices of CO2 emission certificates within the electricity prices as an abuse of dominant position pursuant to Art. 82 EC (CO2 National Allocation Plans), 20 December 2006
Frank Röhling - Freshfields (Berlin)

The Italian Competition Authority accepts commitments from the Italian electricity incumbent and closes proceedings for alleged breach of art. 82 EC without imposing sanctions (Comportamenti Restrittivi sulla Borsa Elettrica), 20 December 2006
Valerio Torti - National University of Singapore

The Spanish Competition Tribunal fines a major electricity distribution company for offering services to clients in a liberalised market on the basis of information obtained from a monopolised market (Endesa/Anisem), 14 December 2006
Aitor Montesa Lloreda - EU General Court (Luxembourg)
Angel Givaja Sanz - Garrigues Abogados (Madrid)

The German legislative targets excessive pricing by energy suppliers in a new draft law, December 2006
Frank Röhling - Freshfields (Berlin)

The Italian Supreme Court upholds the NCA’s decision fining the energy incumbent € 4.5 M for having restricted independent importers to sell gas (ENI / Blugas-Snam), 6 November 2006
Gian Luca Zampa - Freshfields (Rome)
Maura Demattè - Freshfields (Rome)

The UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority accepts commitments following a complaint from an Independent Connection’s Provider against anti-competitive conditions of electricity connection services (SP Manweb), 27 October 2006
Yasmin Arshed - Jacobs (Glasgow)

The Estonian Competition Board ends proceedings against the Port of Tallinn without finding discriminatory abuse (TRTA / Narva Elektrijaamad), 25 August 2006
Vaido Põldoja - European Commission - DG COMP

The Czech Office for the Protection of Competition imposes a record fine on the dominant wholesale gas distributor for alleged violations of Art. 82 EC (RWE Transgas), 10 August 2006
Robert Pelikán - Government of the Czech Republic (Prague)
Jan Převrátil - EU General Court (Luxembourg)

The Latvian NCA issues a non-infringement decision in the Lithuanian oil refinery case on abusive oil price increase (Mažeiki Nafta), 1 July 2006
Sarūnas Keserauskas - Konkurencijos taryba (Vilnius)

The Italian Competition Authority accepts commitment from the energy incumbent to remedy concerns about its position in gas markets (ENI), 6 March 2006
Francesca Morra - Paul Hastings (Milano)

The Italian Competition Authority fines gas supplier with the highest fine ever imposed to a single company in Italy for abuse of dominant position in wholesale supply of natural gas on the basis of Art. 82 EC (Trans Tunisian Pipeline Company-Eni), 15 February 2006
Luciano Vasques - Studio legale DDPV (Roma)
Silvio Nobili - Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity Gas and Water (Roma)

The Lithuanian Competition Authority fines the national oil refinery for abuse of dominant position under Art. 82 EC (Mazeiki nafta), 22 December 2005
Sarūnas Keserauskas - Konkurencijos taryba (Vilnius)

The German Federal Court of Justice clarifies that access to an essential facility does not require a dominant position in the up- or downstream market in the electricity sector (Arealnetze), 28 June 2005
Florian Wagner-von Papp - University College (London)

The Italian NCA opens proceedings against the incumbent in the electricity sector, for alleged violation of Art. 82 EC in the determination of wholesale prices for electricity (Enel), 6 April 2005
Pablo Ibáñez Colomo - London School of Economics

A Czech court applies the intra-enterprise doctrine and cancels a decision of the NCA condemning an undertaking for abuse of its dominant position in the oil refinery sector (Česká rafinérská), 18 February 2005
Robert Pelikán - Government of the Czech Republic (Prague)

L’autorité autrichienne de concurrence enquête sur le marché de l’électricité et constate l’augmentation des prix, December 2004
Axel Reidlinger - Reidlinger Schatzmann Rechtsanwälte
Isabella Hartung - Barnert Egermann Illigasch (Vienna)

The Italian Competition Authority fines the incumbent for abusing its dominant position in the electricity markets (Enel Trade-Clienti Idonei), 27 November 2003
Michele Giannino - Desogus Law Office (Cagliari)

The Italian Competition Authority finds that the Italian incumbent gas operator has abused its dominant position by impeding entry of new operators in the recently liberalized gas market (ENI), 21 November 2002
Michele Giannino - Desogus Law Office (Cagliari)

The Czech High Court upholds that the largest national producer of electricity violates its dominant position by discriminating against one of its long-term brown coal suppliers (ČEZ), 23 October 2001
David Emr - Weinhold Legal (Prague)
Barbora Dubanská - CMS (Prague)

The European Commission closes its investigation on long-term supply agreements in the context of gas market liberalization (Gas Natural), 27 March 2000
Mariano Fernandez Salas - DG GROW (Brussels)

Official Press Releases

The French Competition Authority imposes several interim measures on an energy provider suspected of abuse of dominance (Engie), 2 May 2016
French Competition Authority - Autorité de la concurrence (Paris)

The Hellenic Competition Authority accepts remedies proposed by an electricity producer ending competition concerns (PPC), 18 January 2016
Hellenic Competition Authority - Επιτροπή Ανταγωνισμού (Athens)

The EU Commission accepts commitments proposed by an electricity provider in order to open up the Bulgarian wholesale electricity market (Bulgarian Energy Holding), 10 December 2015
European Commission - DG COMP

The Moscow Arbitration Court confirms that an electricity provider has abused its dominance on the market of electric power transmission (MRSK Siberia), 15 October 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Polish Competition Authority fines a gas supplier for failing to fully comply with a commitment decision (PGNiG), 25 September 2015
Polish Competition Authority - Urząd Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów (Warsaw)

The Administrative Regional Court of Latvia upholds the decision of the Competition Authority that fined and imposed remedies on the national gas supplier in a case of abuse of dominance (Latvijas Gāze), 2 September 2015
Latvian Competition Authority - Konkurences padome (Riga)

The Russian Competition Authority welcomes the payment of the fine imposed on an electricity provider for abuse of dominance (Gorelektroset), 27 August 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority welcomes the payment of the fine imposed on an heat supplier for abuse of dominance (Sverdlovsk), 20 August 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority fines an electricity provider for abuse of dominance (Dagenergoset), 19 August 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority welcomes the payment of the fine imposed on a gas provider for abuse of dominance (Gazprom), 5 August 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Hellenic Competition Authority issues a provisional order against an undertaking suspected of abuse of dominance in the markets for the production and trade of electricity (Aluminium), 3 August 2015
Hellenic Competition Authority - Επιτροπή Ανταγωνισμού (Athens)

The Russian Competition Authority warns a public forecast about increased gasoline prices (Kortes), 10 July 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Dagestan services of the Russian Competition Authority fines a gas provider for abuse of dominance (Gazprom), 6 July 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Moscow Arbitration Appeal Court confirms the fine imposed on a gas provider for abuse of dominance (Sakhatrnasneftegaz), 6 July 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The European Commission launches a market test concerning the commitments proposed by an electricity provider operating on the Bulgarian wholesale electricity market (Bulgarian Energy Holding), 19 June 2015
European Commission - DG COMP

The Russian Competition Authority send a warning to a gas provider suspected to impose disadvantageous contract conditions (Gazprom), 18 June 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority sends a warning to an oil provider suspected to impose disadvantageous contract conditions (LUKOIL), 9 June 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority fines an electricity provider for abuse of dominance (Lenenergo), 12 May 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Belgian Competition Authority closes its investigation against an electricity supplier because of the absence of infringement of the competition rules (Electrabel / Lampiris), 11 May 2015
Belgian Competition Authority - Autorité belge de la Concurrence (Brussels)

The Russian Competition Authority sanctions an electricity provider having imposed disadvantageous contract conditions for abuse of dominance (IDGR), 20 January 2015
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Slovenian Competition Protection Agency fines an incumbent gas importer and supplier for abuse of dominance by imposing prohibited contractual clauses on the market of gas supply to large industrial customers (Geoplin), 14 January 2015
Slovenian Competition Authority - Javna agencija Republike Slovenije za varstvo konkurence (Ljubljana)

The Russian Competition Authority issues its decision sanctioning an undertaking having fixed retail prices for gasoline at refueling stations in the Kamchatka region (Kamchatnefteproduct), 14 November 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority issues a warning to an oil and gas provider suspected to abuse of its dominance (Transneft” AK), 14 October 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority welcomes the enforcement of the warning by a gas provider aiming to stop the competition concerns (Gazprom), 1 October 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Hellenic Competition Commission examines whether the commitments proposed by fuel wholesale trading companies resolve the competition concerns it has identified in the petrol stations market (Hellenic Fuels), 17 September 2014
Hellenic Competition Authority - Επιτροπή Ανταγωνισμού (Athens)

The French Competition Authority orders interim measures against a gas provider and enjoins it to grant its competitors access to some of the data in its historic file (GDF Suez / Direct Energie), 9 September 2014
French Competition Authority - Autorité de la concurrence (Paris)

The Arbitration Court of the North Caucasus confirms that an electricity provider has abused of its dominance (NESK), 20 August 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Arbitration Court of the North-Caucasus confirms the fine imposed on an electricity provider for abuse of dominance (NESK-Elektroseti), 13 August 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority fines a gas supplier for abuse of dominance (Gazprom), 31 July 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Hellenic Competition Commission accepts a proposal to revise partly commitments adopted in a previous decision concerning the supply of natural gas through electronic auctions (DEPA), 21 July 2014
Hellenic Competition Authority - Επιτροπή Ανταγωνισμού (Athens)

The Belgian Competition Authority imposes fines on an electricity provider for having abused of its dominance in the market of the electricity production, wholesale and trade (Electrabel), 18 July 2014
Belgian Competition Authority - Autorité belge de la Concurrence (Brussels)

The Moscow Arbitration Appeal Court compels an electricity provider to pay the fine inflicted by the Russian Competition Authority for abuse of dominance (MOESK), 15 July 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Moscow Arbitration Court confirms the fine imposed on oil provider having unreasonably increased retail prices for gasoline and diesel fuel in Sochi (Lukoil), 7 July 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority fines an electricity provider for abuse of dominance (MRSK North-West), 3 July 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Hungarian Competition Authority accepts commitments concerning changes made to the gas oil wholesale listed prices in relation to an allegation of abuse of dominance (MOL), 11 June 2014
Hungarian Competition Authority

The Arbitration Court of West-Siberian District upholds the fine imposed by the Russian Competition Authority against a gas supplier for abuse of dominance (Omskoblgaz), 30 April 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Moscow Arbitration Court upholds the fine imposed by the Russian Competition Authority on the electricity provider for abuse of dominance (MRSK Urals), 28 April 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Moscow Arbitration Court upholds that an electricity provider has abused of its dominance (MOESK), 23 April 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Moscow Arbitration Court upholds the fine pronounced by the Russian Competition Authority against a gas supplier for abuse of dominance (Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Ulyanovsk), 23 April 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition issues a warning against an oil producteur refusing to supply a company (LUKOIL), 15 April 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Arbitration Court of the North Caucasus District confirms the fine imposed by the Russian Competition Authority on an electricity supplier (DESK), 10 April 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority fines an electricity supplier for abuse of dominance (Dagenergoset), 4 April 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority fines an electric provider for abuse of dominance (DESK), 2 April 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority accepts the trading practices of a gas provider on the market of wholesale sales of gasoline and diesel fuel (LUKOIL), 26 March 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority fines a gas provider for abuse of dominance (Dagestangazservice), 14 March 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Russian Competition Authority fines an electricity manufacturer for abuse of dominance (Dagenergoset), 13 March 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Latvian Competition Council fines sole supplier of natural gas for refusal to conclude new contracts (Latvijas Gāze), 10 February 2014
Latvian Competition Authority - Konkurences padome (Riga)

The Yaroslavl Regional Arbitration Court upholds the decision of the Russian Competition Authority having imposed a fine on a heat energy provider for abuse of dominance (Yaroslavl GK), 30 January 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Federal Arbitration Court of the North-Caucasian District upholds the decision of the Russian Competition Authority sanctioning an electricity provider for abuse of dominance (Donenergosbyt), 21 January 2014
Russian Competition Authority - ФАС России (Moscow)

The Polish Competition Authority renders legally binding commitments in an abuse of dominant position case in the retail and wholesale markets of gas supply (PGNiG), 31 December 2013
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The French Competition Authority fines an electricity provider for abuse of dominance on the photovoltaic solar power market (EDF), 17 December 2013
French Competition Authority - Autorité de la concurrence (Paris)

The Hellenic Competition Commission imposes fine on operator for abuse of dominant position in primary market of natural gas transmission (DESFA), 25 April 2013
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The President of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection opens proceedings against gas supplier (PGNiG), 3 April 2013
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The German Competition Authority institutes proceedings against seven district heating suppliers on suspicion of their charging abusively excessive prices (Dalkia), 7 March 2013
German Competition Authority - Bundeskartellamt (Bonn)

The French Competition Authority refuses to issue interim measures regarding alleged practices in the photovoltaic electricity sector (SUN’R / EDF), 14 February 2013
French Competition Authority - Autorité de la concurrence (Paris)

The Lithuanian Supreme Court upholds Competition Council’s decision finding abuse of dominant position in fuel sector (Orlen Lietuva), 21 January 2013
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Hellenic Competition Commission accepts commitments from dominant incumbent gas company (DEPA), 12 November 2012
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Italian Competition Authority publishes for market test the commitments of the incumbent electricity operator (Eni), 12 June 2012
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Polish Competition Authority accepts commitments in the natural gas market (PGNiG), 13 April 2012
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Spanish Competition Authority fines an energy operator for abuse of dominant position (Endesa), 22 February 2012
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Bulgarian Commission on Protection of Competition initiates ex officio investigation into aviation fuel market (Lukoil), 4 August 2011
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Bulgarian Competition Authority adopts conclusions from fuel sector inquiry and opens proceedings against four undertakings (Lukoil Bulgaria, OMV Bulgaria, Nafteks Petrol, Rompetrol Bulgaria), 27 July 2011
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Polish Competition Authority opens formal proceedings against the leader in crude oil and natural gas production concerning alleged abuse of dominance in gas sector (PGNiG), 4 July 2011
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Swedish Competition Authority follows up previous commitments and decides not to take further action against French global specialist in energy management (Schneider), 17 December 2010
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court upholds Competition Authority’s decision on abuse of dominance by an airport operator (Vilnius International Airport - Naftelf), 15 March 2010
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The Italian Competition Authority accepts commitments proposed by the historical electric operator and its subsidiaries to put an end to an abuse of dominant position (ENEL), 10 December 2009
European Competition Network Brief - ECN Brief

The French Competition Authority orders interim measures against an electricity provider on the photovoltaic solar power market (EDF), 8 April 2009
French Competition Authority - Autorité de la concurrence (Paris)

The French Competition Authority accepts the commitments made by the French energy incumbent to address competition concerns regarding the wholesale electricity supplies for retail sale (Direct Energie / EDF), 10 December 2007
French Competition Authority - Autorité de la concurrence (Paris)

The French Competition Authority sanctions major oil companies for having entered into agreements on the market of fuel distribution on motorways (Total Fina Elf France), 31 March 2003
French Competition Authority - Autorité de la concurrence (Paris)

The German Competition Authority aims to prohibit an electricity operator from demanding abusively excessive fees for network use (Stadtwerke Mainz), 27 August 2002
German Competition Authority - Bundeskartellamt (Bonn)

The German Competition Authority discontinues abuse proceedings against members of a company group in the energy sector after receiving commitment to amend the tender system (Vattenfall Europe Transmission), 19 August 2002
German Competition Authority - Bundeskartellamt (Bonn)

The German Competition Authority initiates a formal investigation against a member of a Swedish group on suspicion of abuse of dominant position on the market for supply of electricity (Bewag), 29 May 2002
German Competition Authority - Bundeskartellamt (Bonn)

The Netherlands Competition Authority establishes that a system of tariffs and conditions on the market for gas transmission resulted in abuse of dominance (Gasunie), 4 April 2002
Netherlands Competition Authority - ACM (Amsterdam)

The German Competition Authority discontinues its abuse proceedings on suspicion of excessive pricing against electricity supplier after receiving commitments (Elektrizitätswerk Wesertal), 28 March 2002
German Competition Authority - Bundeskartellamt (Bonn)

The German Competition Authority discontinues proceedings on suspicion of abuse of dominance in the electricity sector after receiving commitments for a new tender system for the procurement of balancing energy (EnBW Transportnetze), 21 February 2002
German Competition Authority - Bundeskartellamt (Bonn)

The German Competition Authority institutes abuse proceedings against 10 electricity network operators on account of their charging excessively high fees for network use (Allgäuer Überlandwerke), 29 January 2002
German Competition Authority - Bundeskartellamt (Bonn)

The German Competition Authority initiates proceedings against 22 electricity network operators on suspicion of excessive pricing for network use and impeding other electricity providers to enter the market, 27 September 2001
German Competition Authority - Bundeskartellamt (Bonn)