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Your pocket guide to VAT on digital e-commerce

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

Digital e-commerce is a rapidly growing business market within the EU, emerging as a key economic driver. However, as acknowledged by the EU

Commission launches in-depth investigation into unlimited state guarantee for the French post office

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2007

The Commission has opened the formal investigation procedure against France regarding the unlimited state guarantee provided for La Poste

Commission gives conditional authorisation for public aid to finance La Poste pensions for civil servants

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2007

Acting under the EC Treaty rules on state aid, the Commission has authorised the aid planned by France for the reform of the arrangements for financing the retirement pensions of civil servants working for La Poste

Commission authorises two French R&D aid projects totalling 119 million

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2007

The Commission has decided not to raise any objections under Community state aid rules regarding the financial aid to be provided by the French Industrial Innovation Agency to two research and development programmes, "NanoSmart" and "HOMES"

Commission opens in-depth inquiry into 31 million subsidy to French domestic appliances manufacturer FagorBrandt

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2007

The Commission has launched an in-depth investigation to establish whether a subsidy worth 31 million that the French authorities intend to grant to the domestic appliances manufacturer FagorBrandt is compatible with the EC Treaty rules on state aid to firms in difficulties, in particular as regards the return of the company to viability and the limitation of aid to the minimum necessary

Commission authorises 31 million aid from French industrial innovation agency for OSIRIS R&D programme

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2007

The Commission has decided not to raise any objections under EU state aid rules to the financial aid granted by France to the OSIRIS research and development (R&D) programme

Groupement des Cartes Bancaires restricts competition by hindering the issuance of cards at competitive prices

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2007

The Commission has addressed a decision to Groupement des Cartes Bancaires "CB" (France) in which it concludes that the latter has infringed the EC Treaty rules prohibiting practices which restrict competition (Article 81

Commission concludes that French state guarantee for Finnish nuclear power plant operator TVO does not constitute aid

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Finland, France
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  • October 31 2007

The Commission has closed an in-depth investigation under EC Treaty state aid rules, concluding that a guarantee of the French Government insuring a loan granted to the Finnish electricity producer TVO does not constitute state aid

Commission initiates formal investigation into how RATP's pensions are financed

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2007

The Commission adopted a decision initiating a procedure with regard to the financing of RATP's pensions

Commission opens formal investigation into French plan to grant tax aid to insurers

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • January 3 2008

The Commission has opened a formal investigation to examine whether France's plan to grant tax aid to insurers for managing certain insurance policies ("contrats solidaires" and "contrats responsables") is compatible with the rules on state aid in the EC Treaty