AGENDA/16/3927  23-11-2016 - Thursday 8 December: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Thursday 8 December 2016, 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/16/4245  08-12-2016 - State aid: Commission authorises Belgian support for electricity generation from offshore renewable energy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 December 2016 The European Commission has concluded that Belgian plans to finance electricity generation from offshore renewable energy are in line with EU state aid rules. The measure will further EU energy and climate goals whilst maintaining competition in the Single Market.
IP/16/4304  07-12-2016 - Antitrust: Commission fines Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase € 485 million for euro interest rate derivatives cartel 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 December 2016 The European Commission has fined Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase, a total of € 485 million for participating in a cartel in euro interest rate derivatives.
STATEMENT/16/4307  07-12-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Vestager on decision to fine Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase € 485 million for euro interest rate derivatives cartel 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 7 December 2016 *Check against delivery* Today, the Commission has decided to fine three banks a total of over €485 million for their participation in what has become known as the EURIBOR cartel. The three banks are Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase.
IP/16/4284  06-12-2016 - Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 December 2016 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft. The decision is conditional on compliance with a series of commitments aimed at preserving competition between professional social networks in Europe.
IP/16/4021  30-11-2016 - State aid: Sector Inquiry report gives guidance on capacity mechanisms 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2016 The European Commission has published the final report of its capacity mechanism sector inquiry. It concludes that Member States need to better assess the need for such mechanisms and gives guidance on how to make their design deliver on security of...
MEMO/16/4023  30-11-2016 - State aid: Sector Inquiry report gives guidance on capacity mechanisms – frequently asked questions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 30 November 2016 The European Commission has published the final Report of its state aid sector inquiry into electricity capacity mechanisms in the EU. Please also see the press release on the report.
IP/16/4083  28-11-2016 - State aid: Commission clears Czech support scheme for renewable energy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 November 2016 The European Commission has approved a support scheme for installations producing renewable energy built in the Czech Republic between 2006 and 2012 under EU state aid rules.
IP/16/3981  24-11-2016 - State aid: Commission clears RON 447.8 million Romanian support for closing coal mines 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 November 2016 The European Commission has found Romania's plans to provide RON 447.8 million of support to alleviate the social and environmental impact of closing two uncompetitive coal mines by 2018 to be in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/16/3942  23-11-2016 - Mergers: Commission approves container liner shipping merger between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC, subject to conditions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2016 The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of United Arab Shipping Company ("UASC") by Hapag-Lloyd of Germany, subject to conditions. Both companies operate in the container liner shipping sector.