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The inquiry will look at whether companies have created artificial barriers to innovative or generic product entry.
The March 2004 decision, as confirmed by the Court of first instance last month, also set a precedent with regard to Microsoft's future market behaviour in this and in other areas. Microsoft should bear this in mind.
Europe's consumers, Europe's businesses and the economy as a whole are still not benefiting from the full advantage that should flow from the opening up of Europe's energy markets in terms of lower prices and better choice of services.
We indeed approved the merger – big players coming together. We had to investigate this merger plan and we had to take the decision. That indeed means a big step forwards for consumers and business customers, with our remedies, otherwise it would have been a risk and now the Commission is aware that it can be in the customer's favour at the end of the day.
A compensation received by a company, and trusted with carrying out a public service role, must also be transparent and directly related to the public service role. By the way, a reasonable profit margin is allowed.