Eleonora Ocello is a Member of Cabinet of Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton at the European Commission, based in Brussels. She has over 12 years of combined experience at the EU Commission and the EU Parliament. She holds a PhD in EU competition law from the University of Udine and a Masters Degree from the University of Milan.
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Article originally published in DG Competition’s DG Competition’s Competition merger brief, as Competition merger brief 1/2019 (click here), under the title "Apple/Shazam: A remix of your favourite tunes of data issues in merger control". Please note that all articles published in the CPN are (...)
Vivendi/Telecom Italia - jurisdictional and substantive assessment of minority shareholdings* In a nutshell: The Vivendi/Telecom Italia case raised interesting issues related to minority shareholdings. In relation to jurisdiction, the transaction consisted of the acquisition of (de facto) (...)
Microsoft/LinkedIn: Big data and conglomerate effects in tech markets* In a nutshell: The Microsoft/LinkedIn case is an important development in the Commission’s assessment of mergers involving data-related issues in tech industries. It provides further guidance on the framework for the (...)
"What’s Up with Merger Control in the Digital Sector? Lessons from the Facebook/WhatsApp EU merger case"* The Facebook/WhatsApp decision provides an insight into how the Commission tackles novel issues in the application of merger control rules to the digital sector, in particular to free (...)