The EU Commission extends for 5 years the REIMS II exemption enhancing competition in the cross-border mail market through third-party access

"The REIMS II exemption decision: enhancing competition in the cross-border mail market through third party access"*1. Introduction On 23 October 2003, the European Commission adopted a decision in case COMP/C1/38170 REIMS II prolongingfor an additional five years the exemption of the REIMS II (Remuneration of Mandatory Deliveries of Cross-Border Mails) Agreement (‘REIMS II’), i.e. the instrument by which 17 European Public Postal Operators (‘PPOs’) [1] collectively determine the remuneration they pay each other for the delivery of incoming cross-border mail in the country of destination, so called terminal dues (‘TDs’) [2]. This has been the second time that the Commission has assessed the compatibility of the REIMS II Agreement with EC Competition Law. On 15 September 1999, the

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Rosario Baratta, The EU Commission extends for 5 years the REIMS II exemption enhancing competition in the cross-border mail market through third-party access, 23 October 2003, e-Competitions October 2003, Art. N° 38405

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