E-Competitions Antitrust Case Laws e-Bulletin
- June 4, 18
On 20 December 2017, the Italian Competition Authority (or “ICA”) issued a rare infringement decision in an abuse of dominance investigation against the publisher of a local daily newspaper (“SIE”), which refused to deal with a player (the “complainant” or “Euregio”) in the downstream local market for daily media intelligence services. SIE publishes L’Adige, a daily newspaper distributed almost entirely in the Province of Trento and Bolzano (or “PTB”), in the North-eastern Italian region of Alto Adige.
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First published on the April 2018 issue of e-Competitions.