CASE COMMENTS : UNILATERAL PRACTICES – EXPLOITATIVE ABUSES – ESSENTIAL FACILITIES – COMMITMENTS

Commitments: The European Commission issues a market test relative to commitments proposed in order to respond to a statement of objections on practices concerning the license fees for the use of International Securities Identification Numbers (Standard & Poor’s)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Eur. comm. notice art. 27(4) Reg. 1/2003, EFAMA a.o. v. Standard & Poor's, case COMP/39592, OJEU C144, 14 May 2011, p.28 On 16 May the Commission published a press release (IP/11/571) setting out the commitments proposed by Standard and Poor's (hereafter S&P's) to meet its competition concerns about the company's pricing practices on the European market in terms of the dissemination of identification numbers for securities issued in the United States, known as ISIN numbers. These identification numbers, which are attached to each issue of financial securities on the US market, are essential data for the activity of European banking and financial

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Frédéric Marty, Commitments: The European Commission issues a market test relative to commitments proposed in order to respond to a statement of objections on practices concerning the license fees for the use of International Securities Identification Numbers (Standard & Poor’s), 14 May 2011, Concurrences N° 3-2011, Art. N° 37360, pp. 108-110

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