Special Report by the Monopolies Commission pursuant to Section 44(1)(4) ARC, 27 October 2015


  • Monopolies Commission considers as necessary a further alignment of the German competition penalty system to the EU rules.
  • Monopolies Commission recommends to supplement the current penalty system by a criminal sanction for serious cartel infringements, and a criminally enforced legal requirement for the preservation of capital.



Special Report pursuant to Sec. 62 of the Law on the Energy Industry, Bonn, 6 October 2015


  • Monopolies Commission sees significant risks in the concept of an „Electricity Market 2.0", which can have repercussions on market prices and the capacity level.
  • Monopolies Commission recommends various measures to reduce the necessity of grid extension.



Special Report by the Monopolies Commission pursuant to Sec. 42(4)(2) ARC, 3 August 2015


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