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.
IP/15/3841  28-01-2015 - Mergers: Commission approves both GSK's acquisition of Novartis' vaccines business and a consumer healthcare joint venture between GSK and Novartis, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 January 2015 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation both the proposed acquisition of the vaccines business of Novartis' by GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK"), as well as the proposed creation of a new entity combining the consumer health activities of GSK and...
IP/15/3680  26-01-2015 - Mergers: Commission continues its investigation of the Orange / Jazztel merger without referral to Spain 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 January 2015 The European Commission has decided not to refer the planned acquisition of Jazztel p.l.c. by Orange S.A. to the Spanish competition authority for assessment under Spanish competition law.
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...