Eduardo Martínez-Rivero

DG COMP (Brussels)
Head of unit

Eduardo Martínez Rivero was born in Oviedo, Spain, in 1965. He is at present Head of unit in the Antitrust Telecoms unit in the Competition Directorate-General of the European Commission. Eduardo was trained as a lawyer at the Universidad de Oviedo, where he graduated with honours in 1988. He then followed European law studies at the College of Europe in Bruges. After working as a lawyer specialising in Community law in Brussels, Eduardo joined the European civil service in 1991. Since then, he has been active in many sectors, including electronic communications, financial services, transport and basic industries.

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Articles

2631 Bulletin

Agata Malczewska, Antonio Carlos Teixeira, Eduardo Martínez-Rivero, Lukas Repa The European Commission prohibits multilateral interchange fees for cross-border card payments in the EEA (MasterCard)

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"Commission prohibits MasterCard’s multilateral interchange fees for cross-border card payments in the EEA"* On 19 December 2007 the Commission adopted a decision prohibiting MasterCard‘s multilateral interchange fees (MIF) for cross-border card payments with MasterCard and Maestro-branded (...)

Eduardo Martínez-Rivero, Guillaume Schwall The EU Commission concludes that the French national interbank network association infringed Article 81 of the Treaty (Groupement des Cartes Bancaires)

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"Decision against the Groupement des Cartes Bancaires (CB)"* I. Overview In its decision of 17 October 2007, the Commission concluded that the Groupement des Cartes Bancaires (CB) had infringed Article 81 of the Treaty. The Groupement des Cartes Bancaires (CB) (‘the Groupement‘) manages the (...)

Eduardo Martínez-Rivero, Guillaume Schwall The EU Commission fines two card network operators for not admitting a bank as a member (Visa International / Visa Europe / Morgan Stanley)

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Commission fines Visa International and Visa Europe for not admitting Morgan Stanley Bank as a member I. Overview On 3 October 2007 the Commission fined Visa International and Visa Europe (‘Visa‘) €10.2 million for refusing to admit Morgan Stanley Bank (a UK bank) as a member of Visa Europe for (...)

Eduardo Martínez-Rivero, Rosalind Bufton The European Commission finds that company active in securities clearing violated article 82 by refusing to supply certain clearing and settlement services to one of its customers and by applying discriminatory prices to that same customer (Clearstream)

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"The Clearstream decision: the application of Article 82 to securities clearing and settlement"* On 2 June 2004 the Commission adopted a decision finding that Clearstream Banking AG and its parent company Clearstream International SA violated Article 82 by refusing to supply certain clearing (...)

Eduardo Martínez-Rivero, Michel Lamalle The European Commission raises competition concerns about cooperation agreement between French and Italian airlines companies (Air France, Alitalia)

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"Aviation: Commission raises competition concerns about co-operation agreement between Air France and Alitalia"* In November 2001, Air France and Alitalia notified to the Commission a number of co-operation agreements and requested an exemption under Regulation 3975/87, the regulation which (...)

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