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Mobile and fixed-line termination charges

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 20 2009

During May, there were some significant developments in relation to mobile and fixed-line termination charges across Europe

Carphone Warehouse set to acquire Tiscali

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2009

Tiscali UK, a subsidiary of Italian giant Tiscali SpA, will be acquired by the Carphone Warehouse Group Plc UK following a decision by the European Commission that the merged entity will not significantly impede competition in the European Economic Area

Orange, T-Mobile request EC approval of British wireless venture

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2010

Merger partners Orange and T-Mobile filed for European Commission (EC) approval of their proposed British wireless venture on Tuesday, as the companies’ rivals and consumer groups in the United Kingdom (UK) called on Great Britain’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to request transfer of merger review to the UK

Review of 2009 and preview of 2010

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2010

The transition from 2009 to 2010 sees some significant legislative chapters closing, notably the Companies Act 2006, Rome I and II, the Banking Act 2009 and the Lisbon Treaty

European Commission clears T-Mobile and Orange merger with conditions

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 21 2010

The conditional approval by the European Commission ("Commission") on March 1, 2010 of the merger of the UK mobile operations of Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom brings closure to the latest round of the long-running saga of T-Mobile UK's potential sale in a depressed financial climate

British regulator seeks EC permission to review T-MobileOrange deal

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2010

On Wednesday, Great Britain’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) petitioned the European Commission (EC) for rights to review the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Orange’s mobile phone operations in the United Kingdom (UK), warning that “the joint venture threatens significantly to affect competition in mobile telecommunications in the U.K.”

OFT applies to review OrangeT-Mobile joint venture

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2010

On 2 February 2010, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) asked the European Commission to allow it to consider the implications on the UK market of the proposed joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile

Antitrust alert: UK mobile operator challenges OFCOM decision to prevent 3G deployment

  • Jones Day
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 16 2010

On 26 May 2010, the UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal published an appeal by mobile operator O2 against the Office of Communications (OFCOM), the UK telecoms and media regulator, challenging OFCOM's refusal to allow deployment of 3G services in 900 Mhz frequencies

Regulation preventing excessive charges for mobile roaming is valid

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2010

Four leading European mobile telephone operators, Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile and Telefónica, have challenged the validity of the EU's rules establishing a price ceiling for wholesale mobile roaming (the Roaming Regulation) before the High Court of England & Wales

EU and UK AntitrustCompetition Group London daily bulletin 29 October 2010

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 29 2010

EU Phase I merger notifications published in the Official Journal