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.
SPEECH/14/345  29-04-2014 - Introductory remarks on Motorola and Samsung decisions on standard essential patents 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition policy Press conference Brussels, 29 April 2014 Today the Commission has adopted two antitrust decisions addressed to Motorola Mobility and Samsung.
SPEECH/14/332  23-04-2014 - Speech: Keeping the global playing field level 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquín ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy Speech: ICN 13th annual conference Marrakech, 23 April 2014 Prime Minister, Chairman Mundt, President Benamour, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very happy to be given the privilege to open again the ICN annual...
SPEECH/14/312  10-04-2014 - Speech: Developments in EU competition policy 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition policy Speech: European Competition Day Athens, 10 April 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen: I would like to thank the Hellenic Competition Commission, and in particular President Kyritsakis and Vice-President Loukas, for hosting us today in...