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The "Have Your Say" Portal provides a platform for all citizens (including businesses and non-governmantal organisations), to share their views on Commission initiatives at key stages in the legislative process. By sharing your views and ideas with us, you can help us develop intiativies on a wide range of topics.  This page lists the most recent public consultations published by DG Competition, including information on the results of the information provided.

 

 

Closed consultations and comments received

TitlePolicy activityClosing dateResults &
follow-up
Information request: Availability of short-term export-credit insurance for exports to all countries in the Annex of the Short-term export-credit insurance CommunicationState aid08.10.2021 
Revision of the Short-term export credit insurance CommunicationState Aid23.09.2021 
Public consultation on the draft revised Regulation on vertical agreements and vertical guidelinesAntitrust17.09.2021Contributions
Commission Staff working document - Preliminary Report - Sector Inquiry on Consumer Internet of ThingsAntitrust01.09.2021Contributions
Public consultation on the revised Climate, Energy and Environmental Aid Guidelines (CEEAG)State Aid02.08.2021 
Consultation on a draft regulation amending the Agriculture and Fishery De minimis regulationsState Aid23.07.2021 
Revision of the Guidelines on State aid to promote risk finance investmentsState aid16.07.2021Contributions
Merger control in the EU – further simplification of proceduresMergers18.06.2021Contributions
Review of the Communication on the Framework for State aid for research and development and innovationState aid03.06.2021Contributions

Collective bargaining agreements for self-employed – assessing the scope of application of Article 101 TFEU

Antitrust28.05.2021 
Merger policy package of 26 March 2021: Evaluation and follow-up actionsMergers23.04.2021 
Review of the Communication on important projects of common European interest (IPCEI)State aid20.04.2021 
Consultation on the Notice on the enforcement of State aid rules by national courtsState aid16.04.2021Contributions
Review of the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation regimeAntitrust25.01.2021 
Information request: Availability of short-term export-credit insurance for exports to all countries in the Annex of the Short-term export-credit insurance CommunicationState aid25.01.2021 
Revision of the Energy and Environmental Aid Guidelines (EEAG)State aid07.01.2021Contributions
Evaluation of State aid rules for broadband infrastructure deploymentState aid05.01.2021Contributions
Market Definition Notice: evaluation of the Notice and open public consultation

Antitrust
Mergers

09.10.2020 
Information request: Availability of short-term export-credit insurance for exports to all countries in the Annex of the Short-term export-credit insurance CommunicationState aid07.10.2020 
Review of the Regional Aid Guidelines (RAG) 2014-2020State aid30.09.2020Contributions
White Paper on Foreign SubsidiesCompetition23.09.2020Contributions
AT.40394 - AspenAntitrust16.09.2020 
New Competition Tool: Inception Impact Assessment and public consultation on an enforcement tool to addresses gaps in the current EU competition rulesAntitrust08.09.2020 
Prolongation of the SGEI de minimis Regulation and a time-bound derogation for undertakings in difficulty to take into account the impact of the COVID-19 pandemicState aid03.08.2020 
Targeted review of the General Block Exemption Regulation (State aid): extended scope for national funds to be combined with certain Union programmes (2nd consultation)State aid06.07.2020Contributions
AT.40608 - BroadcomAntitrust12.06.2020 
Information request: Availability of short-term export credit insurance for exports to all countries in the Annex of the CommunicationState aid25.03.2020 
Public consultation on draft ETS State aid GuidelinesState aid10.03.2020Contributions
Prolongations of the block exemption regulations for agriculture, forestry, rural areas, fishery and aquaculture and of the regulation on de minimis aid for fishery and aquacultureState aid20.02.2020 
Prolongation of the EU Guidelines for State aid in the agricultural and forestry sectors and in rural areasState aid20.02.2020 
Review of the two Horizontal Block Exemption Regulations (consultation) Antitrust12.02.2020Contributions
Consultation on the proposed prolongation of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation Antitrust03.01.2020 
State subsidy rules for health and social services of general economic interest (evaluation) State aid04.12.2019 
Targeted consultation on a draft Communication on the protection of confidential information for the private enforcement of EU competition law by national courtsPrivate enforcement18.10.2019 
Information request: Availability of short term export credit insurance for exports to GreeceState aid18.10.2019 
Targeted review of the General Block Exemption Regulation (State aid): extension to national funds combined with certain Union programmesState aid27.09.2019Contributions
Targeted consultation to stakeholders on the De minimis RegulationState aid31.07.2019Contributions
Targeted consultation on the ex-post evaluation of the 2014 Aviation GuidelinesState aid31.07.2019Contributions
Targeted Consultation for the Evaluation of the Guidelines on State aid for Environmental protection and Energy 2014-2020 (EEAG)State aid19.07.2019Contributions
Targeted consultation on the ex-post evaluation of the Regional Aid Framework 2014-2020 State aid19.07.2019Contributions
Public consultation on the 2012 State aid modernisation package, railways guidelines and short-term export credit insurance - fitness checkState aid19.07.2019Contributions
Public consultation on EU competition rules on vertical agreements - evaluationAntitrust27.05.2019 
Prolongation of the State aid Regulations and Guidelines reformed under the State aid modernisation (SAM) package and expiring by the end of 2020State aid16.05.2019Contributions
Consultation on the Notice on the recovery of unlawful and incompatible State aidState aid29.04.2019Contributions
Targeted Consultation of Interested Sectors on the Revision of the ETS State aid GuidelinesState aid09.04.2019 
Consultation on the evaluation of the Consortia Block Exemption RegulationAntitrust20.12.2018Contributions
Feedback on the roadmap of the evaluation of the Vertical Block Exemption RegulationAntitrust06.12.2018 
Information request: Availability of short term export credit insurance for exports to GreeceState aid09.11.2018 
Consultation on the prolongation of the Regulation on de minimis State aid to undertakings providing services of general economic interest ('SGEI de minimis Regulation')State aid19.10.201808.11.2018
Draft guidelines for national courts on how to estimate the share of cartel overcharges passed on to indirect purchasers and final consumersAntitrust04.10.2018 
AT. 40461 - DK/DE InterconnectorAntitrust04.05.201804.05.2018
Information request: Availability of short term export credit insurance for exports to GreeceState aid16.04.2018 
Information request: Availability of short term export credit insurance for exports to GreeceState aid12.05.2017 
Consultation on the Code of Best Practice on the conduct of State aid control proceedingsState aid25.02.2017Contributions
AT. 40153 - E-book MFNs and related mattersAntitrust27.02.2017 
Consultation on Evaluation of procedural and jurisdictional aspects of EU merger controlMergers13.01.2017 
Targeted review of the General Block Exemption Regulation (State aid): extension to ports and airports (2nd consultation)State aid08.12.2016 Contributions
Targeted review of the General Block Exemption Regulation (State aid): extension to ports and airports State aid30.05.2016Contributions
Information request: Availability of short term export credit insurance for exports to GreeceState aid24.05.2016 
Consultation on the Notice on a Simplified Procedure for the Treatment of Certain Types of AidState aid06.04.2016Contributions
AT. 39850 - Container ShippingAntitrust15.03.2016 
Empowering the national competition authorities to be more effective enforcersAntitrust12.02.2016 
Information request: Availability of short term export credit insurance for exports to GreeceState aid24.05.2015 
Guidelines on the application of the specific rules set out in Articles 169, 170 and 171 of the CMO Regulation for the olive oil, beef and veal and arable crops sectorsAntitrust05.05.2015Contributions
For requesting access to public consultations older than 2015 please send an email to COMP-WEB@ec.europa.eu