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Commission confirms inspections were carried out in the French electricity sector

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • March 16 2009

The European Commission has confirmed that on 10 March 2009 Commission officials carried out unannounced inspections at the premises of the electricity company EDF in France

Commission approves proposed acquisition of joint control of Thales by Dassault Aviation and TSA

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • March 16 2009

The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Thales by Dassault Aviation and TSA, all of France

Commission extends investigation into regulated electricity tariffs in France

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • March 16 2009

The European Commission has extended the in-depth investigation it began in 2007 under EC Treaty State aid rules into the regulated electricity tariffs enjoyed by certain large and medium-sized companies in France

Commission opens in-depth investigation into restructuring of Dexia and authorises certain urgent measures

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Luxembourg
  • -
  • March 16 2009

The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation under EC Treaty State aid rules to establish whether the restructuring plan for the Dexia group will restore the group's long-term viability

Commission approves modification of French risk capital scheme to boost real economy

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • March 23 2009

The European Commission has approved, under EC Treaty State aid rules, a temporary increase in investment tranches of a French risk-capital scheme, approved by the Commission in March 2008

National authorities fine two gas companies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France, Spain
  • -
  • March 31 2009

Two gas companies, one French and the other Spanish, have been fined by national authorities for engaging in anticompetitive practices

Commission approves extension of French regional aid map to 111 new "communes" (local authorities)

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • March 31 2009

The European Commission has authorised under the EC Treaty State aid rules the extension of the French regional aid map to cover 111 "communes" (local authorities) in 10 employment areas or sites concerned by restructuring in the defence sector and a site suffering economic difficulties in the paper industry

Commission authorises amendment to French scheme to inject capital into certain credit institutions

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • March 31 2009

The European Commission has approved, under the State aid rules of the EC Treaty, an amendment to the French scheme to inject capital into credit institutions which it approved on 8 December 2008 and 28 January 2009

Preliminary ruling by European Court of Justice gives important interpretation of Trade Mark Directive

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • April 27 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given a preliminary ruling on a matter of law which gives an important interpretation of the Trade Mark Directive

French Competition Authority opinion on database cross-selling

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 30 2010

The French Competition Authority ("FCA") has issued an opinion on the question of the crossed usage of client databases ("cross-selling") and the possible effects of such practices within the telecommunications sector