EU-Montenegro: four chapters of accession negotiations opened European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 December 2014 Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations participated today in the ‘Fifth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro’ at Ministerial level.
Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Lafarge by Holcim, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 December 2014 The European Commission has found the proposed acquisition of Lafarge of France by Holcim of Switzerland to be in line with the EU Merger Regulation. Both companies are active worldwide in the manufacture and supply of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and...
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into coffee joint venture between DEMB and Mondelēz European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 December 2014 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether a proposed joint venture between two of world's leading coffee manufacturers Douwe Egberts Master Blenders 1753 B.V. ("DEMB") of the Netherlands and Mondelēz International Inc.
Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of aviation fuel supplier Statoil Fuel & Retail Aviation by rival BP, subject to conditions European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 December 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the acquisition of aviation fuel supplier Statoil Fuel & Retail Aviation (SFRA) of Norway by its rival BP, a UK based integrated gas and oil company was in line with the EU merger regulation.
European Commission and Italy launch first ever EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis - Press release European Commission Brussels, 15 December 2014 The European Commission and Italy have signed today the constitutive agreement to launch the first ever EU Regional Trust Fund as a new strategic financing tool to mobilise more aid in response to the Syrian Crisis. The start-up funding provided amounts to 20 million from the EU budget and 3 million from Italy...