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Λογότυπος της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής
Competition Policy

Antitrust

There is no antitrust legislation specific to the media sector.

General antitrust legislation
 

Mergers

There is no merger legislation specific to the media sector.

General merger control legislation
 

State aid

There are specific communications detailing the criteria for assessment of State aid to the following activities:

> Public service broadcasting

Communication from the Commission on the application of State aid rules to public service broadcasting, adopted by the Commission on 2 July 2009

Official Journal C 257 of 27.10.2009, p.1 to 14. Note that only the versions published in the Official Journal of the European Union are authentic. This revised Communication replaces the 2001 Communication as of its publication in the Official Journal.

Press release - IP/09/1072, 02.07.2009

List of Commission decisions to Public service broadcasting
 

> Films and audiovisual production

Communication from the Commission on State aid for films and other audiovisual works, adopted by the Commission on 14 November 2013
 
Press release - IP/13/1074, 14.11.2013
Memo: Frequently asked questions: en

List of Commission decisions on State aid to films and other audiovisual works
 

See also the page on general State aid legislation.