IP/14/455  17-04-2014 - Antitrust: Commission welcomes Parliament vote to facilitate damages claims by victims of antitrust violations 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 April 2014 The European Parliament has approved a proposal for a Directive which will help citizens and companies claim damages if they are victims of infringements of the EU antitrust rules, such as cartels and abuses of dominant market positions.
MEMO/14/310  17-04-2014 - Antitrust: Commission proposal for Directive to facilitate damages claims by victims of antitrust violations – frequently asked questions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 17 April 2014 See also IP/14/455 What are the problems to be solved by this Directive? Infringements of the EU antitrust rules, such as cartels or abuses of dominant market positions, are liable to cause very serious harm, not only to the economy as a whole...
IP/14/454  16-04-2014 - State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into public support measures in favour of Latvian Reverta (formerly Parex) and Citadele banka 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 April 2014 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the additional state support measures granted by Latvia to AS Parex banka (rebranded "Reverta") and AS Citadele banka in the context of their restructuring were in line with EU state aid...
MEMO/14/293  16-04-2014 - April infringements package: main decisions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 April 2014 April April In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
IP/14/450  15-04-2014 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of GTS Central Europe by Deutsche Telekom 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 15 April 2014 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of telecommunications company GTS Central Europe ("GTS") of Luxembourg by rival Deutsche Telekom ("DT") of Germany.
SPEECH/14/312  10-04-2014 - Speech: Developments in EU competition policy 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition policy Speech: European Competition Day Athens, 10 April 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen: I would like to thank the Hellenic Competition Commission, and in particular President Kyritsakis and Vice-President Loukas, for hosting us today in...
IP/14/410  09-04-2014 - State aid: Commission approves amendments to restructuring plan of Royal Bank of Scotland 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 April 2014 The European Commission has concluded that proposals by UK authorities to amend Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) restructuring plan are in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/14/409  09-04-2014 - State aid: Commission approves regional aid map 2014-2020 for Romania 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 April 2014 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Romania's map for granting regional development state aid between 2014 and 2020 within the framework of the new regional aid guidelines adopted by the Commission in June 2013 (see IP/13/569).
IP/14/408  09-04-2014 - State aid: Commission approves regional aid map 2014-2020 for Latvia 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 April 2014 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Latvia's map for granting regional development state aid between 2014 and 2020 within the framework of the new regional aid guidelines adopted by the Commission in June 2013 (see IP/13/569).
IP/14/407  09-04-2014 - State aid: Commission approves regional aid map 2014-2020 for Finland 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 April 2014 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Finland's map for granting regional development aid between 2014 and 2020. The map is based on the new regional aid guidelines adopted by the Commission in June 2013 (see IP/13/569), which set...