Following the European Commission’s EDP/EGP merger prohibition, participants in Iberian energy markets will know all too well that protecting and promoting effective competition in the European energy sector is high on the current agenda of the Commission. After a fair degree of advance publicity, they have now formally launched the promised sectoral inquiry into EU […]
Ramón Mullerat agrees with the current reforms in legal education When designing the structure of a new Europe, Robert Schuman said it would not be achieved through a one-off change, but through a series of concrete achievements. The harmonisation of the liberal professions, with their concept of public service, would play an important role providing […]
In an age of new technology, with the development of transnational providers and services, we need to rethink the way we have typically regulated telecoms markets. Telephony today can be achieved through a variety of technologies, including fibre optics, wireless technologies, and perhaps most importantly, from internet technologies (ie, voice over internet protocol – VOIP).
Francisco Prol argues for a more flexible approach to adapting new legislation. The enactment of new legislation usually causes some kind of protest. Some feel uneasy about the changes proposed, while others complain they are already obsolete.