Month: April 2013

The hands of China over Telecom Italia: how antitrust rules may perturb the deal

The envisaged purchase of a controlling stake of Telecom Italia by Chinese investors (Hutchison) is shaking the debate about the future of the Italian telecommunications market, and also raising questions about consequent implications: will Telefonica stay or leave? Should Telecom Italia’s fixed network be…

Liberalization of collecting societies: an accident, not a stop, from the European judges

A kind of accident for the liberalization of the collecting society sector, occurred today in Luxembourg at the European courts, will not however stop the process.  The General Court of the European Union has partially annulled a very important decision of the European Commission…