An Italian administrative Court clarifies some issues regarding the commitments procedure (Vodafone)

The regional administrative court of Lazio (TAR) has upheld a controversial decision of the Italian Competition Authority (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato) regarding a number of anticompetitive practices carried out by TIM, Wind and Vodafone in the telecommunication markets. The ICA had condemned TIM and Wind for abuse of dominant position, while Vodafone escaped any sanctions having opted for the commitments procedure [1]. The TAR addresses many substantive and procedural issues raised by the ICA decision regarding the commitments procedure, among which the nature of the deadline set by Article 14-ter of the Act 287/90 for the proposition of commitments. The procedure before the ICA The ICA found that TIM, Wind and Vodafone had a collective dominant position in the

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Michele Giannino, An Italian administrative Court clarifies some issues regarding the commitments procedure (Vodafone), 7 April 2008, e-Competitions Bulletin Commitment Decisions, Art. N° 20498

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