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Dispute resolution : adjudication or regulation?

2015 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): SCOTT Adam

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To address situations where commercial negotiations about access and interconnection fail, the Common Regulatory Framework requires national regulatory authorities (NRAs) to have power to resolve […]

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The Google Spain case : Part of a harmful trend of jurisdictional overreach

2015 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): SVANTESSON Dan Jerker B.

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Few legal decisions have gained greater academic and public scrutiny than has the Google Spain case and the facts of this so-called ‘right to be […]

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Proposal for the reform of the regulation of digital services

2015 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): ROSSI Luisa

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Digital services increasingly compete against legacy services in markets where only legacy services are regulated. As a consequence, consumers face inconsistent protection standards; security duties […]

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Data protection and European private international law

2015 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): BRKAN Maja

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The objective of this working paper is to point out actual and potential obstacles to effective protection of the fundamental right to data protection, created […]

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Evolving Regulation for Media Freedom and Pluralism in the European Union

2014 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): BROGI Elda, PARCU Pier Luigi

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European regulation of the media is limited to audio–visual media services and is influenced by the economic regulation of electronic communications, and of e-commerce, that […]

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Benefits and regulatory challenges of VDSL Vectoring (and VULA)

2014 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): PLUECKEBAUM Thomas, JAY Stephan, NEUMANN Karl-Heinz

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VDSL Vectoring is a transmission technology over copper access line pairs enabling the transmission of higher bandwidth to the end customers, but harms the infrastructure […]

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Economic replicability tests for next-generation access networks

2014 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): LEBOURGES Marc, JAUNAUX Laure

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This paper discusses the relevant cost standard for the economic replicability test for Next-Generation Access (NGA) networks, described in the Recommendation on Costing and Non-discrimination adopted by […]

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Geographic Access Rules and Investments

2013 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): BOURREAU Marc, CAMBINI Carlo, HOERNIG Steffen

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We analyze competition between vertically-integrated operators who build infrastructure and provide access in different geographical areas. Under full commitment, the regulator sets socially-optimal access rates […]

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Access regulation and the transition from copper to fiber networks in telecoms

2013 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): BOURREAU Marc, CAMBINI Carlo, DOGAN Pinar

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In this paper we study the impact of different forms of access obligations on firms’ incentives to migrate from the legacy copper network to ultra-fast […]

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Dividend Policy in Regulated Firms

2013 Working paper | Communications and Media

Author(s): CAMBINI Carlo, BREMBERGER Francisca, GUGLER Klaus, RONDI Laura

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We study the impact of different regulatory and ownership regimes on the dividend policy of regulated firms. Using a panel of 106 publicly traded European […]

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