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Essential facilities: Olivier Guersent, the new Director General of DG Competition at the European Commission, proposes to consider large digital platforms as essential facilities and to treat them as such

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 29 January 2019, the Senate's Economic Affairs Committee therefore heard Olivier Guersent, the new Director General of DG Competition at the European Commission.. The main point to remember from this hour and a half of discussion with the senators is the defence and illustration of the Commission's competition authority model, its reading of the Alstom/Siemens case, from which it emerges that the in-depth reform of the competition rules hoped for by some is not on the agenda, even though Olivier Guersent said he was in favour of adopting a genuine industrial policy of which competition policy would be only one element. His comments on the challenges of

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Alain Ronzano, Essential facilities: Olivier Guersent, the new Director General of DG Competition at the European Commission, proposes to consider large digital platforms as essential facilities and to treat them as such, 29 January 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 93116, www.concurrences.com

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