IP/15/4481  24-02-2015 - Mergers: Commission clears Liberty Global’s acquisition of controlling stake in De Vijver Media, subject to commitments 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 February 2015 Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation Liberty Global's acquisition of a stake in the Belgian media company De Vijver Media NV (“De Vijver”). The decision is subject to commitments.
IP/15/4478  23-02-2015 - Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into General Electric's proposed acquisition of Alstom's energy businesses 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 February 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether General Electric's (GE) proposed acquisition of the Thermal Power, Renewable Power & Grid businesses of Alstom is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.
IP/15/4456  19-02-2015 - State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into UK public measures in favour of Lynemouth power plant 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 February 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether UK plans to support the conversion of the Lynemouth coal power plant to operate entirely on biomass were in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/15/4429  13-02-2015 - Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition by Siemens of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 February 2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of rotating equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand of the US by Siemens of Germany is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.
IP/15/4401  12-02-2015 - State aid: Commission approves aid to alleviate social costs of closing uncompetitive coal mine in the Czech Republic 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 February 2015 The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, public funding to facilitate the closure of an uncompetitive coal mine in the Czech Republic (the Paskov mine), operated by the Czech mining company OKD a.s.
IP/15/4105  04-02-2015 - State aid: Commission accepts commitments from France on fiscal exemptions for certain maritime chartering services in France 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 04 February 2015 The European Commission has closed an in-depth investigation opened in 2013 to examine whether changes to French tax rules for maritime companies were in line with EU state aid rules after France offered commitments addressing the Commission's concerns.
IP/15/4080  03-02-2015 - State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into the Belgian excess profit ruling system 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 03 February 2015 The Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into a Belgian tax provision, which allows group companies to substantially reduce their corporation tax liability in Belgium on the basis of so-called "excess profit" tax rulings.
IP/15/3884  29-01-2015 - State aid: Commission approves UK flood reinsurance scheme 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 January 2015 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a UK reinsurance scheme aimed at ensuring the availability of domestic insurance at affordable prices for flood-related damage.
IP/15/3843  28-01-2015 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Abbott Laboratories' Non-U.S. Developed Markets Specialty and Branded Generics Business by Mylan, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 January 2015 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Abbott Laboratories' Non-U.S. Developed Markets Specialty and Branded Generics Business ("Abbott EPD-DM"), by Mylan, Inc ("Mylan").
IP/15/3842  28-01-2015 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of GSK's oncology business by Novartis, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 January 2015 The European Commission has found the proposed acquisition of the oncology business of GlaxoSmithKline plc. ("GSK") of the United Kingdom by Novartis of Switzerland to be in line with the EU Merger Regulation.