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Access to facilities in the transport sector: An overview of EU and national case law

1. Introduction It is a pleasure to contribute this foreword contrasting national and EU approaches to issues of access to facilities in the transport sector to complement the e-Competition articles in this special issue. Competition law in the transport sector usually works in close conjunction with regulatory law which itself may well have the object of promoting competition. In the UK for example, the Office for Rail Regulation enjoys concurrent powers with the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) [1] and the Civil Aviation Authority is to be given them by legislation presently before Parliament [2]. These regulators also have general duty to promote competition. The less heavily regulated bus industry, ports and road haulage remain the province of the OFT. In depth market investigations

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  • Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

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Dorothy Livingston, Access to facilities in the transport sector: An overview of EU and national case law, 15 March 2012, e-Competitions Transport & Access to facilities, Art. N° 44166

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