AGENDA/17/94  18-01-2017 - Wednesday 15 February: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 15 February 2017, the European Commission will adopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
IP/17/103  19-01-2017 - Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Morpho Detection by Smiths, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Morpho Detection, the threat detection equipment business of Safran of France, by Smiths of the UK.
MEMO/17/57  12-01-2017 - Antitrust: Commission welcomes Court of Justice judgment on Animal Feed Phosphates cartel 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 12 January 2017 The European Commission welcomes today's judgment by the EU Court of Justice dismissing in its entirety Timab's appeal against an earlier General Court ruling. The General Court (case T-456/10) had upheld a Commission decision of July 2010 fining several companies for...
IP/17/43  11-01-2017 - State aid: Commission approves support for Delimara Gas and Power Energy Project in Malta 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 January 2017 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Maltese plans to pay Electrogas Malta, operator of the Delimara plant, for providing energy to Maltese electricity company Enemalta.
IP/17/37  10-01-2017 - State aid: Commission refers Spain to Court for failure to recover incompatible aid from digital terrestrial television operators and suspend payments 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 January 2017 The European Commission has referred Spain to the EU Court of Justice for failing to recover incompatible state aid paid towards the digitisation of its television network and to suspend all ongoing payments for its operation and maintenance.
IP/17/36  10-01-2017 - State aid: Commission approves restructuring plan of French Areva group 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 January 2017 The European Commission has concluded that French plans to grant a capital injection of €4.5 billion to Areva are in line with EU state aid rules. Areva's restructuring plan will allow the company to become viable without unduly distorting competition in...
MEMO/16/4489  21-12-2016 - State aid: Commission welcomes Court judgment in Spanish Goodwill cases 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 December 2016 The EU Court of Justice has fully upheld two Commission decisions of October 2009 and January 2011, regarding the tax amortisation of financial goodwill for foreign shareholding acquisitions in Spain.
IP/16/4473  20-12-2016 - Mergers: Commission alleges Facebook provided misleading information about WhatsApp takeover 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2016 The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to Facebook alleging the company provided incorrect or misleading information during the Commission's 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook's planned acquisition of WhatsApp.
IP/16/4472  20-12-2016 - State aid: Commission clears German Network Reserve for ensuring security of electricity supply 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2016 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules German plans to put in place for four years a reserve to ensure sufficient electricity capacity in Southern Germany (the Network Reserve).The measure maintains security of supply without unduly distorting competition...
IP/16/4471  20-12-2016 - State aid: Commission approves auction scheme for electricity from renewable sources in Germany 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2016 The European Commission has found amendments to the German renewable energy scheme to be in line with EU state aid rules. As of 2017 support will mainly be granted through auctions.This will promote the steady deployment of renewable energy whilst maintaining...