IP/14/870  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves restructuring aid for Greek Piraeus Bank 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has found the restructuring plan of Greek bank Piraeus, including the integration of several Greek banks, to be in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/14/869  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves restructuring aid for National Bank of Greece 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has found the restructuring plan of the National Bank of Greece (NBG) to be in line with EU state aid rules. The measures already implemented and those envisaged in the future will enable the bank to fully restore its...
IP/14/868  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves regional aid map 2014-2020 for Cyprus 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Cyprus' map for granting regional development aid between 2014 and 2020. The map is based on the new regional aid guidelines adopted by the Commission in June 2013 (see IP/13/569), which set...
IP/14/867  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves German renewable energy law EEG 2014 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has found the new German Renewable Energy Act (EEG 2014) to be in line with EU state aid rules. The EEG 2014 provides support for the production of electricity from renewable energy sources and from mining gas.
IP/14/866  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission authorises UK Capacity Market electricity generation scheme 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the proposed UK Capacity Market is in line with EU state aid rules. The scheme aims to ensure that sufficient electricity supply is available to cover consumption at peak times.
IP/14/865  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission authorises UK aid package for renewable electricity production 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has concluded that a UK scheme called "Contracts for Difference" that promotes the generation of electricity from renewable sources is in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/14/864  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission refers Italy to Court for failure to recover incompatible aid from Italian ground handling operator SEA Handling 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has referred Italy to the EU Court of Justice (EUCJ) for failing to comply with a Commission decision of 2012 ordering the recovery of incompatible state aid.
IP/14/863  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission adopts package of decisions regarding aid to airports and airlines in France and Germany; asks France to recover incompatible aid granted to airlines 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has adopted six decisions concerning public support granted to airports and airlines in France and Germany. The decisions are based on the Commission's new guidelines on state aid to airports and airlines (see IP/14/172) adopted in February 2014 as...
IP/14/862  23-07-2014 - Mergers: Commission fines Marine Harvest € 20 million for taking control of Morpol without prior EU merger clearance 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has imposed a fine of € 20 million on salmon farmer and processor Marine Harvest ASA for acquiring its rival Morpol ASA, both of Norway, without having received prior authorisation under the EU Merger Regulation.
MEMO/14/498  23-07-2014 - State Aid: further details on Commission decisions regarding public financing of airports and airlines in Germany, France and Austria 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 23 July 2014 (See also IP/14/863). Today, the Commission has taken six decisions under EU state aid rules with regard to public aid measures to airports and airlines relating to three airports in Germany (Dortmund, Leipzig/Halle and Niederrhein-Weeze) and three airports in France (Angoulême, Pau Pyrénées...