AGENDA/16/224  03-02-2016 - Thursday 25 February: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Thursday 25 February 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/16/244  04-02-2016 - Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of SanDisk by Western Digital 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 February 2016 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of data storage manufacturer SanDisk by rival Western Digital, both of the US, after concluding the takeover would not adversely affect competition in Europe.
IP/16/241  04-02-2016 - Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of mobile network operator BASE by Liberty Global, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 February 2016 Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of BASE, a Belgian mobile network operator, by Liberty Global.
IP/16/173  27-01-2016 - Antitrust: Commission fines car parts producers € 137 789 000 in cartel settlement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 January 2016 The European Commission has imposed fines of € 137 789 000 on Melco (Mitsubishi Electric) and Hitachi for participating in a cartel for alternators and starters with another firm, Denso, in breach of EU antitrust rules.
IP/16/165  26-01-2016 - State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into support for Iberpotash in Spain 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 January 2016 Following a complaint, the European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into whether public measures in favour of Spanish mining company Iberpotash gave it a selective advantage over its competitors, in breach of EU State aid rules.
IP/16/124  21-01-2016 - State aid: Commission adopts three decisions requiring taxation of ports in the Netherlands, Belgium and France 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 January 2016 The Commission has required the Netherlands to abolish an exemption from corporate tax for its six seaports so as to align the regime with EU state aid rules. The Commission has also proposed in two separate decisions that Belgium and France...
IP/16/115  20-01-2016 - State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Italian support for steel producer Ilva in Taranto, Italy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 January 2016 The European Commission has opened an in-depth inquiry to assess whether Italian state support for steel producer Ilva was in line with EU State aid rules. In particular, the Commission will examine whether measures facilitating Ilva's access to finance for modernising...
IP/16/113  20-01-2016 - State aid: Commission orders Belgium to recover €211 million from several steel companies within the Duferco group 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 January 2016 The Commission has concluded that €211 million funding granted by the Walloon authorities in Belgium to several steel companies within the Duferco group between 2006 and 2011 distorted competition in breach of EU state aid rules.
STATEMENT/16/118  20-01-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Vestager on EU state aid rules in the steel sector and Commission state aid decisions concerning Duferco in Belgium and Ilva in Italy 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 20 January 2016 EU State aid rules allow fostering the long-term competitiveness and efficiency of steel manufacturing but not supporting manufacturers in difficulties.
IP/16/106  19-01-2016 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Navitaire by Amadeus 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2016 The Commission approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of airline software provider Navitaire by rival Amadeus. The Commission concluded the companies' IT solutions target different types of airlines and are complementary.