STATEMENT/14/330  21-10-2014 - Statement by Vice President Joaquín Almunia on 2 cartel decisions concerning Swiss Franc Related Derivatives 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 21 October 2014 Statement Today the European Commission has found and sanctioned two distinct cartels in the financial sector. In these two decisions, we have imposed total fines of about 94 million euros on four major international banks who violated EU antitrust rules.
SPEECH/14/689  14-10-2014 - Trends and milestones in competition policy since 2010 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin Almunia Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy AmCham EU's 31st annual Competition Policy Conference Brussels, 14 October 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen: It is a pleasure to speak at AmCham’s competition policy conference.
SPEECH/14/678  10-10-2014 - Weaving Europe’s single competition enforcement area 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy European Competition Day – Change and challenges Rome, 10 October 2014 E Ministro Guidi, Presidente Pitruzzella, Autorità, Signore e signori: Ringrazio Giovanni Pitruzzella e l’Autorità garante della concorrenza e del mercato per il...
SPEECH/14/668  08-10-2014 - Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy Commission concludes modified UK State aid measures for Hinkley Point nuclear power plant are compatible with EU rules 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Press conference Brussels, 8 October 2014 Today the Commission has decided that the State aid included in the UK modified proposal to subsidise the construction and operation of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point is compatible with State Aid rules.
STATEMENT/14/303  07-10-2014 - Statement by Vice President Almunia on opening of in-depth investigation into possible state aid granted by Luxembourg to Amazon 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 7 October 2014 Statement Today the Commission has opened another in-depth investigation into possible state aid granted through a tax advantage to a large multinational: Amazon. More specifically, this investigation relates to a "tax ruling" issued to Amazon by Luxembourg.
STATEMENT/14/295  01-10-2014 - Statement by Vice President Almunia on State aid decisions in the aviation sector 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 1 October 2014 Statement Today, the Commission adopted 7 decisions about a range of State aid measures for airports and airlines. These cases concern three German airports (Frankfurt-Hahn, Saarbrücken, Zweibrücken), a Belgian airport (Charleroi), an Italian airport (Alghero) and a Swedish Airport (Västerås).
SPEECH/14/615  23-09-2014 - Presenting the Annual Competition Report 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition policy European Parliament – ECON Committee Brussels, 23 September 2014 Chairman Gualtieri, Honourable Members, Ladies and Gentlemen: This is the last in a long string of appearances before the ECON committee.
SPEECH/14/608  19-09-2014 - Some highlights from EU competition enforcement 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy IBA 18th Annual Competition Conference Florence, 19 September 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen: I would like to thank Michael Reynolds for his kind invitation to address one more time the expert audience of the...
SPEECH/14/592  12-09-2014 - EU competition policy and sectoral challenges 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition policy 41st Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy Fordham, New-York, 12 September 2014 Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen: It is a pleasure for me to be part, once again, of Fordham’s competition conference...
SPEECH/14/588  10-09-2014 - Looking back at five years of competition enforcement in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium (Georgetown) Washington, 10 September 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to thank Sharis Pozen and Larry Center for inviting me again to share my views with such a distinguished...