IP/17/365  27-02-2017 - Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of ABB's High Voltage Cable and Cable Accessories Businesses by NKT 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 February 2017 The European Commission has cleared unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of ABB's high voltage cable business and power cable accessories business by NKT.
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.
STATEMENT/17/285  15-02-2017 - Antitrust: Commission confirms unannounced inspections in the electricity sector in Greece 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 February 2017 The European Commission can confirm that on 14 February 2017 its officials carried out unannounced inspections at the premises of companies active in the generation, transmission and supply of electricity in Greece.
IP/17/266  13-02-2017 - State aid: Commission green-lights German green cars infrastructure 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 February 2017 The European Commission has decided that Germany's scheme to roll out a network of user-friendly infrastructure for charging electric vehicles across the country is in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/17/260  10-02-2017 - State aid: Commission endorses three French initiatives to produce more than 2600 megawatts in renewable energy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2017 The European Commission has endorsed three French schemes to support solar and hydropower energy generators in France under EU state aid rules. The schemes will allow France to develop around 2600 megawatts of additional solar capacity and 60 megawatts of additional...
IP/17/245  08-02-2017 - Antitrust: Commission fines three companies €68 million for car battery recycling cartel 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 February 2017 The European Commission has fined Campine, Eco-Bat Technologies and Recylex a total of €68 million for fixing prices for purchasing scrap automotive batteries, in breach of EU antitrust rules.
STATEMENT/17/247  08-02-2017 - Statement by Commissioner Vestager on a Commission decision fining companies €68 million for car battery recycling cartel 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 8 February 2017 *Check against delivery*  Most cartels are about keeping sales prices high for customers. Today, we are talking about a slightly unusual cartel. The companies did not coordinate their sales prices instead they conspired to lower their purchase prices.
IP/17/201  02-02-2017 - Antitrust: Commission opens three investigations into suspected anticompetitive practices in e-commerce 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 February 2017 The European Commission has launched three separate investigations to assess if certain online sales practices prevent, in breach of EU antitrust rules, consumers from enjoying cross-border choice and being able to buy consumer electronics, video games and hotel accommodation at competitive...
IP/17/147  25-01-2017 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Alere by Abbott Laboratories, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 January 2017 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Alere by Abbott, both suppliers of clinical test systems. The decision is conditional on the divestment of Alere's Epoc and Triage tests, as well as Alere's BNP reagents...
IP/17/137  24-01-2017 - Antitrust: Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by Amazon in e-book investigation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 January 2017 The European Commission is inviting comments on commitments offered by Amazon to address competition concerns relating to parity clauses in contracts with publishers.