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EU Commission To Extend Nvidia’s $54B Merger Probe

Nvidia’s US$54 billion bid to takeover British chip designer Arm is reportedly facing more hurdles than expected as the EU Commission extends its antitrust...
EU

EC Invites Comments On Proposal Of Aid Measures Promoting The Green...

The European Commission is inviting Member States and all other interested parties to comment on certain proposed amendments to the General Block Exemption Regulation...
An Economist’s Perspective on the EU Competition Judicial Review Process

An Economist’s Perspective on the EU Competition Judicial Review Process

By Jorge Padilla1   INTRODUCTION There seems to be a growing consensus that competition authorities around the world have been too lenient and that the resulting Type...
Tax

EU Tops Court Upholds Crackdown on Belgian Tax Cuts

Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s antitrust chief, got a belated boost in her bid to force Belgium to claw back about €800 million (US$942...
EU

EC Approves Germany’s Deutsche Bahn Bailout

The European Commission announced that Berlin's allocation of approximately €550 million (US$644 million) to compensate Deutsche Bahn (German Railway) for damages suffered by its...
EU

EC OKs Italian Scheme To Compensate Ski Lift Operators During COVID-19

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €430 million (US$508.96 million) Italian measure to compensate ski lift operators for the...
Airlines

EU Commission OKs Italy’s Airport Support Scheme

The European Commission on Monday approved Italy’s €800 million (US$944.4 million) State aid scheme to compensate airports and ground-handling operators following the impact of the COVID-19...
Merger

EU Stops Probe Into Cargotec, Konecranes Merger 

EU antitrust regulators have suspended their investigation into the merger of Finnish engineering firm Konecranes and cargo handling machinery maker Cargotec, a European Commission...
COVID

Brussels OKs €1B Recovery Fund For Covid-Hit Spain

On Monday, July 19, the European Commission approved Spain’s proposal to set up a €1 billion (US$1.17 billion) recapitalization fund to help the recovery...
EU

The European Commission Expert Group’s Take on Standard-Essential Patents: A Short...

By Igor Nikolic & Niccolò Galli (European University Institute) European policymakers are seeking to improve the legal certainty, reliability and transparency of the standard-essential patent...
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