29 July 2020 The Monopolies Commission makes recommendations to meet the associated challenges for the European market economy by introducing a control of third-country support measures that distort competition (so-called third-country State aid instrument).read more
Competition in the Corona crisis
29 July 2020 The Monopolies Commission deals with the effects of the Corona crisis on competition and makes recommendations in the field of merger and State aid control.read more
Abuse control with regard to online platforms
29 July 2020 The Monopolies Commission advocates fencing in the market power of large digital platforms at the European level by tightening the rules for dominant platforms.read more
Efficient structures in the German hospital sector
29 July 2020 The Monopolies Commission recommends amendments to antitrust law for mergers between hospitals, through which possible quality effects can be recorded more precisely.read more
Concentration among companies
29 July 2020 According to the Monopolies Commission’s concentration report the share of value added of the 100 largest companies in Germany continues its downward trend. At the same time, the Monopolies Commission sees a slight increase in sectoral concentration as well as rising markups in the manufacturing sector.read more
Decision-making practice in competition law
29 July 2020 In its Biennial Report, the Monopolies Commission analyses the decision-making practice in competition law in the years 2018 and 2019 and makes various recommendations in this regard, inter alia, on competition problems in digital markets and in the sports sector.read more
19 August 2019
The Monopolies Commission is critical of ministerial authorization in Miba/Zollern case.
Policy Brief on the draft bill for a 10th amendment to the Competition Act
29 January 2020 In its fourth policy brief, the Monopolies Commission discusses the draft bill for a Competition Law Digitisation Act.read more
Sector Report on Telecommunications Markets
3 December 2019 The Monopolies Commission has published its 11th Sector Report on the telecommunications markets.
Sector Report on Postal Markets
3 December 2019 The Monopolies Commission welcomes the key points of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy for an amendment to the Postal Act and makes further proposals for the reform.
Policy Brief on the draft of the Fair Health Insurance Competition Act
21 November 2019 The Monopolies Commission welcomes the government draft of the Fair Health Insurance Competition Act and recommends further steps. read more
Sector Report on Energy Markets
18 September 2019 The Monopolies Commission presents its 7th sector report on energy markets.read more
Sector Report on German railway markets
July 25, 2019
The Monopolies Commission recommends in its 7th Sector Report on German railway markets
„Quality and Competition on the Railway“ that the regulatory framework needs to be revised to strengthen competition and to enhance the quality of the German railway markets.