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Be aware of the EU watch dog: Commission blocks merger between Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Greece
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  • April 29 2011

Against a background of the ongoing Greek economic crisis and the increased airline consolidation, in January 2011, the European Commission (Commission) decided that the proposed merger between the two most important Greek carriers, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air, should be prohibited because it would have resulted in a quasi-monopoly on the domestic Greek air transport market

State aid: Commission requires Greece to recover illegal tax exemptions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Greece
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  • July 20 2007

The European Commission has decided that tax breaks granted to thousands of companies are incompatible with EU State aid law

Advocate General’s Opinion casts doubt over Greek law

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Greece
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  • March 14 2008

Advocate General Kokott has issued an Opinion stating that a Greek law, which gives the Greek motor sports federation the right to authorise events in Greece, may be incompatible with European competition law

GlaxoSmithKline infringed competition rules by restricting parallel trade

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Greece
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  • April 4 2008

Advocate General Ruiz-Jarabo has delivered a non-binding opinion to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), finding that GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) abused its dominant position by limiting distribution of certain pharmaceuticals to Greek wholesalers

ECJ declares Greek law regulating sports events illegal

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Greece
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  • July 4 2008

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has delivered a Judgment finding that a Greek law, which gives the Greek motor sports federation the right to authorise events in Greece, is incompatible with European competition law

Commission approves Greek State financing of Thessaloniki submerged tunnel

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Greece
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  • July 13 2007

The European Commission has decided not to raise objections to the concession agreement concluded by the Greek Government concerning the construction of the Thessaloniki submerged tunnel