IP/15/4714  27-03-2015 - State aid: Commission approves German exemptions from mandatory rebates for pharmaceutical companies 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 March 2015 Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has concluded that a German scheme exempting pharmaceutical companies from mandatory rebates was in line with EU State aid rules.
IP/15/4713  27-03-2015 - State aid: Commission concludes that majority of derogations from British Aggregates Levy are free of aid 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 March 2015 The European Commission has concluded that all but one of the exemptions, exclusions and tax reliefs from the aggregates levy introduced in the United Kingdom in 2002 are free of state aid.
IP/15/4701  26-03-2015 - Competition: Commissioner Vestager announces proposal for e-commerce sector inquiry 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 March 2015 The European Commissioner in charge of competition policy Margrethe Vestager announced today at a conference in Berlin a forthcoming proposal to launch a competition inquiry in the e-commerce sector.
SPEECH/15/4704  26-03-2015 - Competition policy for the Digital Single Market: Focus on e-commerce 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Berlin, 26 March 2015 Margrethe Vestager - Commissioner for Competition Speech at the Bundeskartellamt International Conference on Competition  Building the Digital Single Market The process of European integration has torn down borders.
IP/15/4661  24-03-2015 - Commission opens in-depth investigation into public contracts between Brussels authorities and French advertising company JC Decaux 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 24 March 2015 Following a complaint, the European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether two measures granted by the Brussels authorities in favour of the French outdoor advertising company JC Decaux were in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/15/4652  23-03-2015 - State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Spanish high-speed railway test centre (CEATF) 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 March 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to examine whether the public financing of a test centre for high-speed trains and related equipment (the Centro de Ensayos de Alta Tecnología Ferroviaria, CEATF) near Malaga in Spain is compatible with EU...
IP/15/4651  23-03-2015 - Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to Bulgarian Energy Holding and subsidiaries for suspected abuse of dominance on Bulgarian natural gas markets 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 March 2015 The European Commission has sent a statement of objections to Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), informing it of the Commission's preliminary view that BEH may have breached EU antitrust rules by hindering competitors access to key gas infrastructures in Bulgaria.
IP/15/4635  19-03-2015 - State aid: Commission endorses £640 million compensation for UK postal network from 2015 to 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release 19 March 2015 The European Commission has approved UK plans to grant £640 million to the UK Post Office Ltd for delivering a whole range of the public services in its entire network. The Commission found the measure to be in line with EU state...
MEMO/15/4637  19-03-2015 - Antitrust: Commission welcomes Court judgment upholding its bananas cartel decision 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 March 2015 The European Commission welcomes today's judgment by the EU Court of Justice (EUCJ, case C-286/13 P) dismissing the appeal brought by banana importer Dole against a General Court (GC) judgment of 2013 (case T-588/08).
IP/15/4611  16-03-2015 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Joris Ide by Kingspan 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 March 2015 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Joris Ide Group (Steel Partners NV/SA) of Belgium by rival Kingspan Group Plc of Ireland.