The EU electronic communications framework: is it on track?
Across Europe, around 450 detailed market reviews are taking place, as the national regulatory authorities (NRAs) assess competition and propose remedies in at least 18 different telecoms and electronic communications markets under the new EU regulatory framework. The European Commission has the power to veto the NRAs’ decisions. This article looks at the NRAs’ progress and the Commission’s justification for the veto decisions it has taken so far.
Felipe Flórez DuncanPartner
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