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...
STATEMENT/14/268  03-09-2014 - Statement by Vice-President Almunia on Smart Card Chips cartel 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 3 September 2014 Statement Today the European Commission has found and sanctioned a cartel set up by companies producing Smart Card Chips, a product used in the SIM cards of mobile phones, in payment cards or identity cards for example.
SPEECH/14/541  09-07-2014 - Decision in Servier case 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy Press conference Brussels, 9 July 2014 Today the European Commission has imposed fines totalling 427 million euros on Servier and several other pharmaceutical companies because they have breached EU antitrust rules.
STATEMENT/14/218  02-07-2014 - Statement of Vice President Almunia on Commission conditional clearance decision approving aquisition of E-Plus (Germany) by Telefónica Deutschland (Germany) 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 2 July 2014 Statement The Commission approved today the acquisition of E-Plus, a telecom network operator in Germany, by Telefónica Deutschland, subject to a number of conditions. The commitments offered by Telefónica ensure that the merger will maintain effective competition although it reduces the number of independent...
SPEECH/14/515  30-06-2014 - Public policies in digital markets: reflections from competition enforcement 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy Chatham House Competition Policy Conference 2014 London, 30 June 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen: I thank Dr Niblett for his kind invitation to take part in the Chatham House Annual Competition Policy conference 2014.
STATEMENT/14/190  11-06-2014 - Statement by Vice President Almunia on opening of three investigations on transfer pricing arrangements on corporate taxation of Apple (Ireland), Starbucks (Netherlands) and Fiat Finance and Trade (Luxembourg) 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 11 June 2014 Statement Today the Commission has opened three in-depth investigations to examine whether decisions by Ireland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg with regard to the corporate income tax of certain specific companies, are in line with EU state aid rules.
SPEECH/14/402  21-05-2014 - Statement on new state aid rules for R&D and innovation and on the extended notification exemptions of state aid 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition policy Press conference Brussels, 21 May 2014 Today, the Commission adopted new State aid guidelines for Research, Development and Innovation – the so-called "R&D&I Framework".
STATEMENT/14/166  20-05-2014 - Statement the euro interest rate derivatives case 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 20 May 2014 Statement on Press room Brussels, 20 May 2014 The Commission is sending today its statement of objections to three large international banks – Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase. This is a further key step in our investigations into cartels in the financial sector.
SPEECH/14/378  15-05-2014 - Speech: Honing the instruments of EU competition control 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition policy Speech: International Competition Law Forum St. Gallen, 15 May 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen: I thank Professor Baudenbacher for inviting me again to speak at St. Gallen.