STATEMENT/14/336  26-10-2014 - Safer banks serving the economy: the European Commission welcomes the publication of the results of the EU-wide stress test by the European Banking Authority and the comprehensive assessment by the European Central Bank 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 26 October 2014 Since the onset of the financial crisis, major improvements in the EU regulatory framework, the level and quality of banks' capital and supervision have considerably strengthened the resilience of European banks.
SPEECH/14/713  23-10-2014 - Antitrust litigation – The way ahead 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy MLex seminar: Damages Litigation: A new frontier for Europe London, 23 October 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen: I am grateful to Robert McLeod for his kind invitation to your seminar.
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...