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Early Bird registration for October’s conference closes soon

Published on 29 July 2013

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There are fewer than 80 seats left for the Commission’s first ever conference Competition Matters, and early bird prices are still available. We recommend all practitioners, organisations, businesses and consumers interested in joining the dialogue and meeting with other experts get in and register for the October event as soon as they can.

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How mature are electricity distributors’ asset management practices?

Published on 29 July 2013

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This year electricity distributors have, for the first time, publicly disclosed self-assessments of the maturity of their asset management practices. These assessments use the asset management maturity assessment tool, or ‘AMMAT’.

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Revised mergers and acquisitions, and authorisation guidelines

Published on 29 July 2013

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We’ve recently updated our Mergers and Acquisitions Guidelines and Authorisation Guidelines to reflect developments in case law, international experience, and the Commission’s plain English standard. Following a public consultation period in March this year, we released the revised guidelines last week.

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