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EU law cannot be applied retroactively to penalise Czech cartel

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • Czech Republic, European Union
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  • October 3 2011

Advocate General Kokott (AG) has given an opinion that EU anti-cartel laws cannot apply to companies in EU member states for actions taking place before the date of that country’s accession to the EU

Almunia signals future measures on private enforcement and a communication on collective address

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 3 2011

Competition Commissioner Almunia, speaking to the European Parliament’s ECON committee on 22 September 2011, clarified that facilitating collective redress for victims of competition law infringements is just one of several challenges that need to be addressed to “shape the relations between public enforcement and private damages action”

Dawn raid of gas companies in Central and Eastern Europe

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 3 2011

On 27 September 2011, European Commission confirmed that officials carried out dawn raids at the premises of companies active in the supply, transmission and storage of natural gas in 10 member states

Czech electricity company's conduct under scrutiny

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • -
  • July 27 2011

In the latest of a series of investigations into the conduct of abuses in the electricity sector, the European Commission launched an investigation into the behaviour of CEZ, the principal Czech electricity provider

Sale of Cassandra mines at below real market value was illegal aid

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Greece
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  • March 4 2011

The sale by the Greek State of the Cassandra mines in 2003 to the private company, Ellinikos Xrysos, at below market value, amounted to illegal state aid

Italian metal producers ordered to repay 18m in subsidised electricity prices

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • March 4 2011

Following an investigation, the European Commission (Commission) concluded that a preferential electricity tariff scheme in Sardinia which favoured three metal producing companies amounted to illegal state aid

Commission alleges obstructions to an inspection

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • -
  • January 5 2011

The European Commission has put two Czech companies on notice of potential fines in relation to allegations that they obstructed an inspection by competition officials in November 2009 into potential antitrust infringements in the Czech electricity sector

GoBiGas biofuel research project approved

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Sweden
  • -
  • January 5 2011

The European Commission has approved a 24m grant by the Swedish government for the GoBiGas research project

Investigation into Malta’s aid to power plant

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Malta
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  • November 29 2010

The European Commission is carrying out an in-depth investigation into Malta's plans to grant 15.5m to state-owned Enemalta from its share of EU regional funding, to support the modification of boilers at the Delimara Power Station

11m aid injection for French biomass project approved

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 29 2010

A proposed grant of 11m for the construction of a 43MW boiler using renewable sources (biomass) by Roquette Frères (RF) won approval from the European Commission on 17 November