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Commission confirms sending Statement of Objections to ENI concerning the Italian gas market
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Italy
  • March 23 2009

The European Commission has confirmed that it has sent a Statement of Objections under EU antitrust rules to the Italian ENI group


Commission approves extension of Italian bank guarantee scheme
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Italy
  • June 23 2009

The European Commission has authorised, under EC Treaty State aid rules, the prolongation of an Italian guarantee scheme for banks


Commission accepts ENI settlement in Italian gas market competition case
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Italy
  • October 19 2010

On 19 March 2009 the Commission notified it's preliminary view to ENI that ENI may be abusing its dominant position by refusing to grant competitors access to capacity available on the Italian gas supply network; granting access in an impractical manner; and strategically limiting investment in its international transmission pipeline system


Commission approves Italian state aid for a new combined freight transport service
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Italy
  • June 23 2009

The European Commission announced that it has decided to approve Italian State aid for a new combined freight transport service


"Italian torpedo” claims get a boost in the Italian courts
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Italy
  • May 19 2009

The Court of Milan has rejected Eni’s request for a ‘negative ascertainment', which was aimed to have the court declare there was no cartel (which had been found following a Commission investigation in 2006 and involved a fine of 519 million for participants in a price-fixing ring for synthetic rubber) and that, accordingly, no damages were suffered by the tyre manufacturers


Commission approves Italian risk-capital measure to boost real economy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Italy
  • June 3 2009

The European Commission has approved, under EC Treaty State aid rules, an Italian framework temporarily adapting certain existing risk-capital schemes to increase companies' financing possibilities during the current economic crisis


Commission endorses Italian reduced interest rate loan scheme to boost real economy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Italy, European Union
  • June 10 2009

The European Commission has approved under EC Treaty State aid rules an Italian scheme aimed at firms that encounter financial difficulties as a result of the current economic crisis


Commission authorises two Italian crisis schemes to boost real economy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Italy
  • June 3 2009

The European Commission has authorised under EC Treaty State aid rules two schemes aimed at helping companies to deal with the current economic crisis


Commission approves 46 million regional aid to Fiat for investment project in Sicily
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Italy
  • May 7 2009

The European Commission has authorised, under EC Treaty State aid rules, 46 million of regional investment aid, which the Italian authorities intend to grant to Fiat for an investment project for the production of a new car model in Sicily


Soccer league: the Antitrust Authority accepts commitments, one new package for Series A and three new packages for Series B
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Italy
  • January 30 2010

The proceeding began on 22 July 2009, to investigate possible abuses of dominant position by the League in its centralised marketing of broadcasting rights