Digital Markets Act
On 15 December 2020, the Commission adopted a proposal for a Digital Markets Act (“Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on contestable and fair markets in the digital sector”). The proposal – adopted at the same time as the proposal for a Digital Services Act – seeks to address the negative consequences arising from platforms acting as digital “gatekeepers” to the internal market. These are platforms that have the power to act as private rule-makers and that can function as bottlenecks between businesses and consumers. [ for more information ]
- 15.01.2013 EU Guidelines for the application of state aid rules in relation to the rapid deployment of broadband networks
OJ C25, 26.01.2013, p.1.
The guidelines are in force from the day following their publication in the Official Journal. The 2009 guidelines will still apply to unlawful aid granted while they were in force.
Press release (IP/12/1424)
- List of Commission decisions on State aid to broadband