State Aid

Germany differs from ECJ on state aid

Germany’s Federal Court of Justice ruled yesterday that the discount in fees Ryanair received from Lübeck Blankensee airport did not amount to state aid; unlike the European Court of Justice, the German court held that the European Commission’s opening decisions do not have a binding effect on national courts.

DG Comp state aid chief says uncertainty is the price of state aid

DG Comp refers Spanish state aid to ECJ

DG Comp has no ambitions to be tax police, says state aid head

Hatch calls for moderation in antitrust debate

Senator Orrin Hatch on Monday chided his Senate colleagues for politicising antitrust policy, calling for fellow senators to secure a "delicate middle ground."

Avocado toast is pretty tasty: The Tipline for 26 September 2017

President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Trade Commission Act on this day 103 years ago. Three years ago, we did our bit to help the FTC celebrate its centenary by looking back with former chairmen Tim Muris and Deborah Majoras, and former commissioner Christine Varney. Oh, and cake.

Tax rulings and state aid: the bigger picture

The state aid investigations into EU member states’ tax rulings appear to be breaking new ground, as the union’s antitrust watchdog collaborates with its regulatory counterparts to push through policy reform. Tom Webb examines the investigation and what lies ahead.

DG Comp state aid chief says uncertainty is the price of state aid

Companies may have to face some uncertainty as the price of special tax treatment that “from a state aid point of view had gotten out of control”, the head of state aid at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition said yesterday.

Almunia to stay the course on high fines

Joaquin Almunia, nominee for European competition commissioner, warned cartelists to expect no reprieve from high fines when he takes the helm at DG Comp.


Latest Magazine

Xfddbtvncfwrzw1vb8d1
View all issues

Events

Events

GCR Live 2nd Annual State Aid

Events

GCR Live 5th Annual New York

Practitioner Insight

Regional Reviews

Hhzuesv83h5lpf19yn8s

The Antitrust Review of the Americas 2017

Highlights

 

Costa Rica: Overview

Claudio Donato Monge and Marco López Volio

Zürcher, Odio & Raven

Ecuador: Overview

Daniel Pino Arroba and Paulette Ocampo

Coronel & Pérez

Mexico: Federal Economic Competition Commission

Alejandra Palacios Prieto

Chairwoman 

Mexico: Overview

Paloma Alcántara and Fernando Carreño

Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC
All Regional Reviews

Know-how

Antimonopoly & Unilateral Conduct 2016

Highlights

 

Canada

Davit Akman, Ian Macdonald and François Baril

Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

United Kingdom

Satyen Dhana, Christine Graham and Jacqueline Vallat

CMS Cameron McKenna (London)

All Know-how

GCR Editorial Calendar

Details on forthcoming features and projects.