The subject of this speech is how to improve enforcement of Europe's ban on abuse of monopoly power. This ban is laid down in Article 82 of the Treaty Establishing the European Community (“EC Treaty”), our equivalent of Section 2 of the Sherman Act in the United States. Such enforcement is a crucially important element in ensuring an effective competition policy, which is in turn a key factor in increasing Europe's competitiveness.
Tackling Exclusionary Practices to Avoid Exploitation of Market Power: Some Preliminary Thoughts on the Policy Review of Article 82,
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