IP/17/2126  24-07-2017 - Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Knorr-Bremse's proposed takeover of competing brakes manufacturer Haldex 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 July 2017 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed takeover of Haldex by Knorr-Bremse under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission has concerns that the deal may reduce competition for brake systems and related components for commercial vehicles...
STATEMENT/17/2110  21-07-2017 - Statement by Commissioner Vestager on changes made by Cyprus to national legislation on tax treatment of financing companies 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 21 July 2017 Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "I welcome that the Cypriot authorities have introduced changes to their national legislation to make it more stringent as regards the tax treatment of financing companies.
IP/17/2073  18-07-2017 - State aid: Commission approves restructuring plan for Vestjysk Bank A/S 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 July 2017 The European Commission has today approved a restructuring plan for Danish Vestjysk Bank that will ensure the bank's long-term viability without any new aid. It has also given final approval to past aid, which was granted and temporarily approved by the...
IP/17/2067  17-07-2017 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Momondo by Priceline 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 July 2017 The European Commission has approved unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Momondo Group by Priceline Group, both active in the online travel sector.
IP/17/2063  17-07-2017 - Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to Teva on 'pay for delay' pharma agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 July 2017 The European Commission has informed pharmaceutical company Teva of its preliminary view that an agreement concluded with Cephalon was in breach of EU antitrust rules.
IP/17/2041  14-07-2017 - State aid: Commission confirms no aid in Belgian public guarantee for nuclear risks 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 July 2017 The European Commission has concluded that the Belgian state guarantee for nuclear operators that do not find sufficient civil liability coverage on private insurance markets does not involve state aid.
AGENDA/17/1904  04-07-2017 - Wednesday 13 July: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Thursday 13 July 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/17/2023  13-07-2017 - State aid: Commission approves Slovakia's investment aid to paper manufacturer Mondi SCP 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 July 2017 The European Commission has found Slovakia's €49 million investment aid to Mondi SCP, a paper and pulp manufacturer, to be in line with EU state aid rules. The support will contribute to the development of the region, whilst preserving competition in...
IP/17/1983  11-07-2017 - State aid: Commission approves Hungarian support scheme for renewable electricity 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 July 2017 The European Commission has found the new Hungarian support scheme for renewable electricity to be in line with EU state aid rules. The scheme will help Hungary to reduce CO2 emissions, in line with EU energy and climate goals, whilst preserving...
IP/17/1961  11-07-2017 - State aid: Commission approves Danish scheme to promote rail transport interoperability 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 July 2017 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a Danish scheme to support rail freight operators' investment in new on-board traffic management equipment.