Brice Allibert is the Head of Unit at the European Commission DG COMP. His unit focuses on antitrust regarding IT, Internet and consumer electronics. Brice Allibert holds a degree in engineering and a PhD in mathematics from the Ecole Polytechnique, in Paris. After a first position as a specialist of aircraft electromagnetics in the French Ministry of Defence, Brice joined the European Commission in 2000. He was first a case handler in the unit in charge of the control of state aid for R&D and to the energy sector. Brice joined antitrust in 2007, in the unit responsible for antitrust enforcement in IT, Internet and consumer microelectronics. He worked in particular on the Intel, Google (Shopping, Android and AdSense) and Qualcomm cases. He was appointed deputy to the Head of Unit in 2015, and Head of Unit in 2022.
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"Commission finds abuse of dominance in the Intel case"* I. Introduction On 13 May 2009, the European Commission concluded its Intel investigation by way of a formal Decision. The Commission found that Intel had abused its dominant position in x86 Central Processing Units (CPUs) by engaging (...)
"Commission launches formal investigation procedure into restructuring aid in favour of British Energy plc"* British Energy plc (BE) is one of the most important suppliers of electricity in the UK. It supplies about 20% of the electricity consumed in Great Britain, and accounts for 14% of the (...)
"Ireland – Commission approves a support granted by the Irish government to the Electricity Supply Board in compensation for an obligation to generate electricity out of peat"* The European Commission decided on 30 October to approve support granted by the Irish government to the Electricity (...)
"United Kingdom – Commission approves UK government reimbursable advance to Rolls-Royce for the development of two new engines"* The European Commission decided on 30 October to approve the United Kingdom proposal to grant Rolls-Royce plc a 250 million GBP reimbursable advance for the (...)
"A methodology for analysing State aid linked to stranded costs"* 1. The ‘stranded costs’ concept At the time the European electricity market was not liberalised, recovery of all investments by electricity undertakings was achieved through adequate tariff fixation by the States. In these (...)
"Italy — Commission raises no objections to an aid in favour of ST Microelectronics for three high-tech R&D projects in microchips"* On 11 April 2001, the Commission decided not to raise objections to aid granted to the company ‘ST Microelectronics’ for a R&D project aiming at developing (...)