IP/17/1451  24-05-2017 - State aid: Commission approves Slovak support of €36 million for the construction of the national football stadium in Bratislava 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2017 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Slovakia's support for the construction of the national football stadium in Bratislava. The Commission found that the measure will further the promotion of sport and culture while preserving competition in the...
IP/17/1450  24-05-2017 - State aid: Commission opens investigation into proposed public financing of Jaguar Land Rover plant in Slovakia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2017 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Slovakia's plans to grant €125 million to Jaguar Land Rover for investing in a car plant in Nitra (Slovakia) are in line with EU rules on regional state aid.
IP/17/1440  23-05-2017 - State aid: Commission approves reductions on cogeneration surcharges for energy-intensive companies in Germany and Italy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 May 2017 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules reductions granted to energy-intensive companies on surcharges to finance support for cogeneration in Germany, and reductions on surcharges to finance support for cogeneration and renewables in Italy.
IP/17/1369  18-05-2017 - Mergers: Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information about WhatsApp takeover 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2017 The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission's 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp.
IP/17/1368  18-05-2017 - Mergers: Commission alleges Altice breached EU rules by early implementation of PT Portugal acquisition 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2017 The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections alleging that multinational telecommunications company Altice (the Netherlands), breached the EU Merger Regulation by implementing its acquisition of telecommunications operator PT Portugal before notification or approval by the Commission.
AGENDA/17/1227  04-05-2017 - Wednesday 17 May: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 17 May 2017, the European Commission will adopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
IP/17/1341  17-05-2017 - State aid: Commission simplifies rules for public investment in ports and airports, culture and the outermost regions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 May 2017 The European Commission has approved today new state aid rules that exempt certain public support measures for ports, airports, culture and the outermost regions from prior Commission scrutiny.
MEMO/17/1342  17-05-2017 - State aid: Commission widens scope of the General Block Exemption Regulation – frequently asked questions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 May 2017 State aid: Commission widens scope of the General Block Exemption Regulation – frequently asked questions The EU Treaty gives the European Commission the task of enforcing EU state aid rules.
STATEMENT/17/1367  17-05-2017 - Statement by Commissioner Vestager - Commission simplifies rules for public investment in ports and airports, culture and the outermost regions 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 17 May 2017 *Please check against delivery* Today, the Commission has exempted public support measures in a number of areas from prior Commission state aid control. This facilitates public investments in key infrastructure, namely ports and existing airports, but also public support for...
IP/17/1325  15-05-2017 - State aid: Commission approves aid for French gas-fired power plant in Brittany, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 May 2017 The European Commission has conditionally approved French plans to give aid to Compagnie Electrique de Bretagne for the construction of a gas-fired power plant in Landivisiau, Brittany.