IP/15/3601  22-01-2015 - State aid: Commission authorises UK aid for Teesside biomass CHP plant 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 January 2015 The European Commission has found that UK plans to support the building of the Teesside combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant are in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/15/3322  15-01-2015 - Antitrust: Commission consults on draft guidelines on joint selling of olive oil, beef and veal livestock and arable crops 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 January 2015 The European Commission is inviting comments on new draft guidelines on the application of EU antitrust rules in the agricultural sector. After a reform of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), new specific rules apply to the sale of olive oil,...
IP/15/3300  14-01-2015 - Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into a joint venture for online music licensing between collecting societies PRSfM, STIM and GEMA 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 January 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed creation of a joint venture between three collective rights management organisations (CMOs) in the online licensing of musical works is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.
IP/15/3121  09-01-2015 - State aid: Commission orders Cyprus to recover incompatible aid from national air carrier Cyprus Airways 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 09 January 2015 Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has concluded that a restructuring aid package of over €100 million for Cyprus' ailing flag carrier Cyprus Airways gave the company an undue advantage over its competitors in breach of EU state aid rules.
IP/15/2960  06-01-2015 - State aid: Commission approves €58 million aid to Duslo a.s. for modernising ammonia production in Šal'a, Slovakia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 06 January 2015 The European Commission has found that Slovak plans to provide €58 million regional investment aid to Duslo a.s. is in line with EU state aid rules. Duslo, which forms part of the Czech conglomerate Agrofert, is located in Šal'a, Slovakia, and...
IP/14/2826  19-12-2014 - Mergers: Commission approves IMS Health's acquisition of parts of Cegedim, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2014 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of part of Cegedim S.A.'s customer relationship management and strategic data business (the target) by IMS Health.
IP/14/2820  19-12-2014 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of joint control over Czech national carrier České aerolinie by Travel Service and Český Aeroholding 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2014 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of joint control over České aerolinie ("CSA"), the Czech national air carrier, by Travel Service and Český Aeroholding ("CAH"), all of the Czech Republic.
IP/14/2783  18-12-2014 - State aid: Commission turns state aid modernisation into action and calls for better cooperation with Member States to boost growth 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 December 2014 The European Commission has for the first time approved state aid evaluation plans for two different aid schemes in the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.
IP/14/2742  17-12-2014 - State aid: Commission extends information enquiry on tax rulings practice to all Member States 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 The European Commission has enlarged the enquiry into the tax ruling practice under EU state aid rules to cover all Member States. The Commission will ask Member States to provide information about their tax ruling practice, in particular to confirm whether...
IP/14/2741  17-12-2014 - State aid: Commission approves Catalunya Banc's revised restructuring plan following its sale to BBVA 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 December 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the sale of the Spanish bank Catalunya Banc to BBVA and the proposed amendments to its original restructuring plan were in line with EU state aid rules.