Region: Luxembourg

AG Kokott urges ECJ to side with Engie in EU state aid fight

EU institutions cannot use state aid law to shape an “ideal” tax regime, advocate general Juliane Kokott has said in calling to annul the European Commission’s finding that Luxembourg granted Engie unlawful aid through tax decisions.

04 May 2023

Luxembourg proposes national merger regime

Luxembourg’s government is considering whether to introduce a national merger control regime, which local lawyers say would bring “important change” to the country’s competition law and economy.

26 January 2022

Advocate general urges EU court to quash Fiat state aid ruling

The European Court of Justice should annul the European Commission’s finding that Luxembourg granted Fiat Chrysler an unfair tax advantage, advocate general Priit Pikamäe has said.

16 December 2021

Amazon wins state aid fight in EU court but Engie suffers loss

The EU General Court has annulled the European Commission’s finding that Luxembourg gave Amazon an unfair tax break, but upheld a separate state aid decision concerning a tax advantage that the same country granted to Engie.

12 May 2021

Failed abuse complaint highlights merger control gap in Luxembourg

A Luxembourg court has upheld the Competition Council's decision to dismiss a complaint that alleged an already-completed merger amounted to an abuse of dominance.

08 February 2021

Luxembourg issues highest-ever fine in first RPM sanction

Luxembourg’s Competition Council has fined a biscuit supplier and three supermarkets a total of €3.3 million for fixing resale prices over five years.

23 November 2020

National enforcers seek more power in digital markets

Competition authorities in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands have asked the EU to enable them to impose remedies on dominant digital companies without first establishing a legal infringement.

11 October 2019

Luxembourg rejects abuse complaint against Amazon

Luxembourg’s Competition Council has rejected an abuse of dominance complaint and an application for interim measures by a retailer who was kicked off Amazon's marketplace.

10 July 2019

CDC Cartel Damage Claims hires from General Court

Marc Barennes has joined specialist follow-on damages litigator CDC Cartel Damage Claims as an executive director, moving from the EU’s General Court where he was a senior legal advisor for 12 years.

11 February 2019

Retail food inquiry finds no anticompetitive conduct

Luxembourg’s competition enforcer has published its retail food sector inquiry report, three years after it concluded its review of the market.

08 February 2019

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