Sector specific advice

case-specific-adviceThe company also provides specialized advice on issues related to competition in the following sectors:

Energy–issues regarding the liberalization of electricity and natural gas markets, the application of competition rules implementing the provisions of the Third Energy Package and of Regulation (EU) No. 1227/2011on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency.

Financial sector – issues regarding the implementation of REGULATION (EU) No. 2015/751on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions.

Digital economy – issues regarding competition in online trade and geo-blocking.

Railway transport-related issues regarding the implementation of Directive 2012/34/EU establishing a single European railway area by opening the railway market for competition.

Agriculture – issues regarding the introduction of market relations in the sector and the implementation of the establishing a common organisation of agricultural markets, which governs the market management mechanisms by groups of agricultural products and determines the way of applying the rules of competition to production and sale by groups of agricultural products. It also includes the implementation of Guidelines for the implementation of specific rules set out in Articles 169, 170 and 171 of theRegulation establishing a common organization of the agricultural markets (Single CMO Regulation) for the sectors of olive oil, beef and arable crops.