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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


German FCO comes down on companies “jumping the gun” just before amendments to the merger filing thresholds pass Germany’s State Council
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • March 3 2009

With revised merger filing thresholds due to enter into force shortly, the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has fined two companies, Mars Inc. (Mars) and Druck- und Verlagshaus Frankfurt am Main GmbH (DuV), 4.5 million and 4.13 million respectively for gun-jumping ie, implementing a transaction that requires notification without prior clearance from the FCO


Commission welcomes E.ON proposals to increase competition in German gas market
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 31 2009

The Commission has welcomed remedies offered by the German energy company E.ON in response to concerns expressed by the Commission that certain E.ON practices may constitute a breach of EC rules on abuse of a dominant market position (Article 102 TFEU


Commission approves proposed acquisition of Hypo Real Estate by Germany's Financial Market Stabilisation Fund
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 19 2009

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of German financial institution Hypo Real Estate AG by Germany's state-owned Financial Market Stabilisation Fund


Commission opens in-depth investigation into aid package for German Landesbank BayernLB and its Austrian subsidiary Hypo Group Alpe Adria
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany, Austria, European Union
  • 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


Commission approves aid package for German bank WestLB
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 19 2009

The European Commission has approved under EC Treaty State aid rules the 5 billion risk shield and accompanying measures for German bank WestLB, following an in-depth investigation opened in October 2008


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


Commission approves recapitalisation of Commerzbank
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 11 2009

The European Commission has approved under EC Treaty State aid rules the recapitalisation of Commerzbank


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


Germany pushing for closer look at Google’s digital book plans at EU level
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 3 2009

Concern is growing among some EU member states over the possible effect on European rights-holders of a class-action settlement with Google as part of its project to digitise books