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Review 'If you need a book to guide you through this particular legal maze, this is it.' --Peter Groves, IPso Jure'An authoritative and learned book. Practitiners, academices, students, and many others - will find this book indispensable not only as an authoritative work of reference, but as a readable and accessible aid to understanding the new regulatory framework. A vital addition to your business's law library' --Phillip Taylor MBE & Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers Read more About the Author Professor Paul Nihoul is Professor of Law at the University of Louvain, Belgium. He is also Jean Monet Professor of Law at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and Editor of the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice (OUP). His areas of research are Europe, Competition and Consumer Protection, including Food Law. He has been teaching European Competition Law, Competition Economics, Consumer law, Food Law, Electronic Communications, Network Regulation, Institutional Issues and Judicial Protection since 1990. Peter Rodford is a former Head of the European Commission unit responsible for regulatory policy in electronic communications (DG Information Society, Unit B1 'Policy development'), and took part on behalf of the Commission in the recent negotiation with the European Parliament and Council on the amendments to the EU regulatory framework. He was a member of the Commission's staff from 1974 to 2010, and worked in the Legal Service, the External Affairs Directorate General, and as a member of the cabinet of Commissioner Peter M. Schmidhuber, where he was responsible for telecoms liberalization and external affairs.He is visiting professor in the European Legal Studies Department of the College of Europe. Read more