CONFERENCE - NEW FRONTIERS OF ANTITRUST - PARIS - ASSEMBLEE NATIONALE - 22 JANUARY 2013

Competition policy as a tool to achieve the internal market (New Frontiers of Antitrust, Paris, 22 February 2013)

In his keynote speech delivered at the "New Frontiers of Antitrust 2013" Paris conference on February 22, Joaquín Almunia, Commissioner responsible for Competition Policy, reminds the importance of the Internal Market in the context of the economic recovery and job creation. He discusses the European Commission’s action in key-sectors such as financial markets, telecommunications and energy.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. Ladies and Gentlemen, it is a great pleasure to be in Paris again, and for the fourth time among you. I thank you for it. 2. Today I would like to focus on building and deepening the internal market, with a view to its contribution to economic recovery and job creation. The economic situation in Europe is not easy. And under no circumstances should the difficulties we face weaken our Union and its greatest asset, the single market. It is incumbent on all of us - Member States, as well as European institutions - to find solutions to help Europe return to sustainable growth that creates jobs and is a source of innovation. It is precisely the single

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Joaquín Almunia, Competition policy as a tool to achieve the internal market (New Frontiers of Antitrust, Paris, 22 February 2013), May 2013, Concurrences N° 2-2013, Art. N° 51584, www.concurrrences.com

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