France, Germany call for a change of European regulatory rules

By |februar 19th, 2019|Alstom, anti-trust, Bruno Le Maire, China, competition, European Commission, New Silk Road, News, Peter Altmaier, Siemens|

Less than two weeks after the European Commission blocked the merger of Siemens and Alstom, France and Germany published a joint industrial manifesto on Tuesday (19 February)  calling for the EU merger rules to be changed.

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France and Germany prepare plan to create European champions

By |februar 13th, 2019|Alstom, anti-trust, Bruno Le Maire, China, Industrial Policy, mergers, News, Olaf Scholz, Siemens|

Following the rejection of the Alstom-Siemens merger, France and Germany are working on a review of the EU’s competition rules to create European champions capable of competing with US and Chinese multinationals.

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‘Circle of five’ carmakers under EU cartel investigation

By |september 18th, 2018|anti-trust, dieselgate, Margrethe Vestager, News|

On the third anniversary of Dieselgate, the European Commission announced on Tuesday (18 September) that its anti-competition team is looking into BMW, Daimler and the VW group for allegedly limiting the roll-out of technology meant to clean up car emi...

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F1 teams withdraw EU anti-trust complaint

By |januar 26th, 2018|anti-trust, Formula One, Margrethe Vestager, News|

Two Formula One motorsport teams have withdrawn a long-gestating anti-trust complaint with the European Commission, after the new commercial rights holder convinced them that changes will be made to the way the sport is run.

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Agrifood mergers bad for farmers, experts warn

By |oktober 16th, 2017|Agrifood, anti-trust, anti-trust authority, Bayer, Bayer Monsanto merger, competition, DG competition, Dow Chemical and DuPont merger, EU antitrust, fertilisers, Monsanto, News, Pesticides, seed companies|

Mergers in the agrifood sector squeeze farmers’ income and consolidate current models of food production, aggravating environmental and social fallouts, according to experts, who warn that they also create barriers for victims of industrial disasters seeking justice.

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The EU’s expanding view of mergers

By |september 7th, 2017|anti-trust, competition regulation, EU antitrust, Luxottica Essilor, Merger, News|

The EU has stepped up its anti-trust game. But is looking at market share a flawed criterion to ensure consumers' interests? The forthcoming merger of eyewear giants Luxottica and Essilor will be telltale.

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Commission looks into three big mergers over alleged breach of rules

By |julij 6th, 2017|anti-trust, Canon, GE, Margrethe Vestager, Merck, News|

The Commission is looking into three separate merger cases involving Merck, General Electric and Canon, based on suspicions they flouted EU rules by withholding vital information or using intermediaries, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said...

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EU, Gazprom buy time to settle gas antitrust case

By |maj 30th, 2017|Alexander Medvedev, anti-trust, Competition policy, gazprom, Gazprom probe, Margrethe Vestager, News, Poland|

Gazprom and the European Commission need further talks to assess the Russian gas giant's compliance with EU competition law, they said after a meeting yesterday (29 May) in Brussels.

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