Direzione generale della Concorrenza
Actions for Damages
Infringements of the EU antitrust rules (Articles 101 and 102 TFEU), such as cartels or abuse of a dominant position in the market, are not only detrimental for the economy and consumers...
Sector inquiry into media (3G)
The Sector Inquiry was initiated in the beginning of 20042. The aim of the Sector Inquiry was to allow the European Commission and the EFTA Surveillance Authority to develop a...
Sector inquiry into energy and environment
On 29 April 2015, the European Commission launched a State aid sector inquiry into national capacity mechanisms. The inquiry aims at gathering information on capacity mechanisms to...
Sector inquiry into telecommunications (leased lines)
On 27 July 1999 the Commission decided to open an inquiry relating, among other things, to the provision and pricing of leased lines in the fifteen Member States. For the purpose of the...
Sector inquiry into pharmaceuticals
This page provides information relating to the inquiry, including reports, press releases, frequently asked questions (FAQ), presentations and speeches and other relevant documents. On...
Cooperation with national courts
National courts play a key role in the enforcement of European competition policy. This section provides information on the application of Antitrust and State aid law by national courts.
State aid legislation
Collection of current rules in force, reviewed legislation and rules which are no longer effective.
Antitrust rules are contained in various legal instruments. The basic (and brief) provisions are contained in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. A number of regulations...
Since the year 1990, it includes: number of notified cases, referrals, number of decisions.
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It includes statistics on number of decisions (since 1990), cartel cases decided by the European Commission (since 1990), fines guidelines, fines imposed (since 1990), ten highest cartel...
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