The EU Commission publishes its preliminary report on the ongoing e-commerce sector inquiry

On September 15, 2016, the European Commission published its Preliminary Report on the ongoing e-commerce sector inquiry. The report is based on the input from nearly 1,800 companies operating in e-commerce of consumer goods and digital content and has analyzed around 8,000 distribution contracts. The report confirms the fast growth of e- commerce in the EU and identifies business practices that may restrict or distort competition. On October 6, 2016, the Commission held a Public Conference in Brussels to discuss the Preliminary Report. The e-commerce sector inquiry was launched on May 6, 2015 and forms part of the Commission's Digital Single Market Strategy, one of the main pillars of which is to ensure better access for consumers and businesses to goods and services online across

L'accès à cet article est réservé aux abonnés

Déjà abonné ? Identifiez-vous

L’accès à cet article est réservé aux abonnés.

Lire gratuitement un article

Vous pouvez lire cet article gratuitement en vous inscrivant.

 

Version PDF

Auteurs

  • Covington & Burling (London)
  • Covington & Burling (Brussels)
  • Covington & Burling (Brussels)

Citation

Kevin Coates, Miranda Cole, Wesley Lepla, The EU Commission publishes its preliminary report on the ongoing e-commerce sector inquiry, 15 septembre 2016, e-Competitions October 2016, Art. N° 95655

Visites 22

Tous les numéros

  • Latest News issue 
  • Tous les News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • Tous les Special issues