The Italian Competition Authority imposes a fine under Art. 81 EC on an association specialised in collecting data on the circulation of the press for unjustified exclusion of the free press (A.D.S. Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa - Audipress)

Italian Competition Authority (Autorità garante della concorrenza e del mercato), 17 May 2007, Case I651 - A.D.S. Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa-Audipress, Provvedimento n° 16808 ; Bollettino n° 19, 28 May 2007 On 28 September 2005, the Italian Antitrust Authority (IAA) opened investigations under article 14 of the law n° 287/90 and article 81 CE against A.D.S., an association operating in the field of the verification of press circulation. Following a complaint by Metro, a company operating worldwide in the production and publication of a free newspaper, Metro [1], the IAA has begun investigating A.D.S.'s refusal to grant Metro and other companies operating in the free press, access to its service. A.D.S. is an association specialised in certifying and spreading data concerning the

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

Quotation

Ludovica Pizzetti, The Italian Competition Authority imposes a fine under Art. 81 EC on an association specialised in collecting data on the circulation of the press for unjustified exclusion of the free press (A.D.S. Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa - Audipress), 17 May 2007, e-Competitions May 2007, Art. N° 13969

Visites 3663

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues