COLLOQUE - NEW FRONTIERS OF ANTITRUST - INTRODUCTION

Antitrust enforcement in the EU in 2011 (New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference - Paris, 11 Feb. 2011)

Dans cet article, Joaquim Almunia, vice-président de la Commission européenne et responsable de la politique de concurrence, fait un bilan de sa première année en tant que commissaire de la concurrence et donne son point de vue sur les objectifs à tenir en 2011. Pour lui, il faut plus de concurrence pour sortir de la crise. La politique de concurrence peut à ce titre, être un moteur de croissance permettant aux entreprises européennes de devenir des "champions mondiaux" tout en nous rapprochant d’un marché intérieur idéal.

New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference Antitrust enforcement in the EU in 2011 1. Ladies and Gentlemen, it has been a year, this week, since the Barroso II Commission took office and it is also a year since I addressed this conference's first edition. 2. The speech of 15th of February 2010 was my first as Commissioner for Competition. I thank very much the organisers to allow me again to address such a distinguished audience. This is the perfect opportunity to look back at what I have done over the last twelve months and to trace the way forward. I. Looking back 3. Last year, I shared with you my vision of competition as a vital policy area to help Europe overcome the crisis and – farther ahead in time – to boost its competitiveness, promote growth and create jobs. 4. One year

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Joaquín Almunia, Antitrust enforcement in the EU in 2011 (New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference - Paris, 11 Feb. 2011), May 2011, Concurrences N° 2-2011, Art. N° 35685, www.concurrences.com

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