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CIBA Vision fined 11.5 million by German Competition Authority

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • September 30 2009

CIBA Vision, the leading German contact lens producer, has been fined 11.5 million by the German Competition Authority (“BKartA”) for breaching competition law by restricting online trade and pressurising online retailers to follow recommended resale prices

Commission decision makes legally binding E.ON access commitments

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • May 31 2010

The Commission has adopted a decision that renders legally binding commitments offered by E.ON to effectively open up access to the German gas market thereby addressing concerns that it may have unfairly shut out competitors in a possible abuse of its dominant market position

The Commission consults on commitments offered by E.ON to address concerns in German gas market

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • January 30 2010

On 22 January 2010, the Commission published in the Official Journal a notice under Article 27(4) of Regulation 12003 to invite comments on commitments offered by E.ON pursuant to Article 9 of Regulation 12003

Commission issues statement on aid for Opel Europe

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • September 30 2009

The Commission has issued a statement regarding the granting of State aid in the restructuring plan for the new Opel Europe, emphasising that the plan must make the company viable in the future

Commission opens in-depth investigation into aid package for German bank Hypo Real Estate

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • May 11 2009

The European Commission has opened under EC Treaty State aid rules an in-depth investigation into state support measures for German bank Hypo Real Estate

Federal Cartel Office conducts dawn raids based on suspicion of resale price maintenance

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • January 30 2010

On 14 January 2010, the German Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") conducted dawn raids on the premises of 11 retailers and 4 manufacturers of branded goods

Commission approves German export credit scheme

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • September 30 2009

The financial crisis has caused many banks to experience severe difficulties in finding long-term funding

German Federal Court of Justice gives ruling on abuse of dominance of intellectual property rights

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • May 11 2009

Germany's Federal Court of Justice (FCJ) has ruled that a company holding essential patents for a technology standard can be considered dominant, but that refusing to license its patents does not of itself constitute an abuse

Commission opens in-depth investigation into aid package for German Landesbank BayernLB and its Austrian subsidiary Hypo Group Alpe Adria

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Austria, European Union, Germany
  • -
  • May 19 2009

The European Commission has opened under EC Treaty State aid rules an in-depth investigation into State aid measures for German Landesbank BayernLB and its Austrian subsidiary Hypo Group Alpe Adria (HGAA

Qualcomm loses appeal of toll collect remedies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • June 23 2009

Qualcomm has lost its appeal against a European Commission decision conditionally approving a joint venture between DaimlerChrysler and Deutsche Telekom to run a truck toll collection system in Germany