This externality does not justify a strict and costly complete non-discrimination rule
, with all the flaws Faulhaber and others have noted, It does, however, suggest potential merit in a less intrusive minimum quality standard that still provides incentives to innovate in order to offer improved quality.
Lacking Firm Analytical Footing, FCC's Non-Discrimination Rule
Likely to Have Significant Unintended Effects on Consumer Welfare
The regulations also affect company pension schemes by implying a non-discrimination rule
into all schemes.
The non-discrimination rule
refers to a regulation where ISPs cannot offer differentiated quality of service to CAPs.
Should the FCC adopt its non-discrimination rule
as currently proposed, Drs.
Last year's changes effectively wrote a non-discrimination rule
into every pension scheme," said Ms Franklin.
With these four caveats in mind, even a sensible non-discrimination rule
of the kind advocated by Professor Peha may not be needed and may not be feasible.
The first EU complaint accused the United States of violating a range of WTO agreements, including a non-discrimination rule
which bars members from imposing trade restrictions on some countries but not on others.
That process should begin with eliminating provisions clearly harmful to competition, innovation, and growth in the industry including the fee non-discrimination rule
and the mandatory participation rule for airlines which own CRSs.
Moreover, the wholesale broadband access product is the only regulated offer on Telefonica's fibre network and the Spanish regulator does not plan to impose other competition safeguards such as stricter non-discrimination rules
Ensuring compliance with ACA's non-discrimination rules
regarding favoring highly compensated employees in benefits offered,
However, the Equality Act 2010 requires occupational pension schemes to have non-discrimination rules
read into them (if they aren't there already).