Updated: Sept. 25, 2012 (Initial publication: Sept. 19, 2011)

Sectorial Analysis

Main information

An advertisement broadcast in Burkina Faso for an insecticide did not reveal its health risks. The national media regulator published a decision on September 6, 2011 ordering that it be taken off the air and “requested” that the media refrain from broadcasting advertisements dangerous for human health and dignity.

Updated: June 12, 2012 (Initial publication: June 5, 2012)

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A Chinese economic newspaper revealed, by an anonymous source, that the Chinese banking regulator, ordered end of 2011, five first Chinese financial institutions to proceed in the determination and the quality of loans granted, so they rank their bad debt. The control by the regulator through the self-assessment will be made from end of May 2012.

Updated: June 11, 2012 (Initial publication: June 4, 2012)

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The European Medicine Agency (Agence européenne du Médicament - EMA) launched on May 31, 2012 a database, available on an Internet site, indicating "suspicious side effects" of drugs allowed on European Union markets. The information comes both of the different authorities of national regulation of drugs and pharmaceutical companies who spontaneously reported these side effects.

Updated: May 22, 2012 (Initial publication: May 28, 2012)

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In its thesis, the author shows the legal side of the opening to competition in the telecommunications, postal services and energy sectors. The analysis is conducted at European level and not at national States level. The author not only highlights the decisive role of the European Commission, which obtained the consent of the national bodies through co-regulation, but the book highlights a distinct European institutional dynamics. This takes the form of European sectoral agencies, which could become in the future regulators. Strengthening European can in the future, according to the author, take the form either of a even stronger involvement of the European Commission, or a consecration of these European sectoral agencies emerging.

Updated: Jan. 9, 2012 (Initial publication: Jan. 9, 2012)

Thesaurus : Doctrine

Droit des contrats, loi, régulation, autorégulation et corégulation. Commentaire de la loi du 21 juin 2004 pour la confiance dans l'économie numérique

Updated: Dec. 20, 2011 (Initial publication: Dec. 20, 2011)

Thesaurus : Doctrine

Autorégulation, régulation et co-régulation des réseaux

Updated: Sept. 19, 2011 (Initial publication: Sept. 16, 2011)