IP/18/3401  17-04-2018 - Antitrust: Commission approves Greek measures to ensure fair access to lignite-fired electricity generation for PPC's competitors 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 April 2018 The European Commission has made legally binding under EU antitrust rules the measures submitted by Greece to ensure fair access to lignite-fired power generation for the competitors of Public Power Corporation (PPC), the incumbent electricity operator.
MEMO/18/3163  10-04-2018 - Antitrust: Commission confirms unannounced inspections concerning distribution of sports media rights and other related rights 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 April 2018 The European Commission can confirm that on 10 April 2018 its officials carried out unannounced inspections in several Member States at the premises of companies active in the distribution of media rights and related rights pertaining to various sports events and/or...
IP/18/2843  06-04-2018 - State aid: Commission approves compensation granted by France to the French post office for its territorial coverage 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 April 2018 The European Commission has concluded that tax relief granted to the French post office (La Poste) to maintain the high-density coverage of postal services in France over the 2018-2022 period is in line with EU rules on State aid.
IP/18/2842  06-04-2018 - State aid: Commission approves Portuguese tonnage tax and seafarer scheme 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 April 2018 . The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a Portuguese tonnage tax scheme which, together with a scheme to support seafarers, will encourage ship registration in Europe and contribute to the competitiveness of maritime transport while preserving employment...
IP/18/2841  06-04-2018 - State aid: Commission approves €44 million Italian scheme to support economic recovery in regions affected by earthquakes in 2016 and 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 April 2018 The European Commission has found a €43.9 million Italian aid scheme to support investments in regions affected by earthquakes in 2016 and 2017 to be in line with EU State aid rules.
IP/18/2622  27-03-2018 - Antitrust: Commission invites comments on TenneT's proposed commitments to increase cross border electricity capacity with Denmark 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 March 2018 The European Commission has invited comments on commitments by the German grid operator TenneT to increase capacity on the electricity interconnector between Western Denmark and Germany.
IP/18/2621  27-03-2018 - State aid: Commission approves reductions on offshore surcharge for electro-intensive and railway companies in Germany 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 March 2018 The European Commission has found German plans to grant reductions on an offshore surcharge to electro-intensive users and railways to be in line with EU State aid rules.
IP/18/2561  26-03-2018 - State aid: Commission concludes Dutch guarantee scheme to support fast growing medium and large-companies involves no aid 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 March 2018 The European Commission has found that the "Extended Growth Facility" (also known as "GO"), a Dutch guarantee scheme to support medium and large companies, does not involve State aid.
IP/18/2322  21-03-2018 - Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to give conditional approval to Bayer's plans to buy Monsanto and decision fining producers of capacitors €254 million for participating in a cartel 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 *Check against delivery* The Commission has today decided to give conditional approval to Bayer's plans to buy Monsanto under EU merger rules. We were able to do so because of the significant remedies the companies offered, which met our competition concerns...
IP/18/2282  21-03-2018 - Mergers: Commission clears Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer. The merger is conditional on the divestiture of an extensive remedy package, which addresses the parties' overlaps in seeds, pesticides and digital agriculture.