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Right to damages when European Commission fails to respect procedural rights
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • July 13 2007

In a blow to the European Commission (the Commission), the European Court of First Instance has decided that Schneider Electric SA (Schneider) must be partially compensated for the Commission’s subsequently annulled prohibition of the proposed merger between Schneider and Legrand SA (Legrand


EU decision may expand competition law exposure for private equity
  • Jones Day
  • European Union
  • April 8 2014

On 2 April 2014, the European Commission announced significant fines involving what it described as a global cartel in the high-voltage power cable


Top EU official pledges to regulate private equity
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union
  • February 4 2009

No financial player will be exempt from regulation and oversight, said European Commission president Jose-Manuel Barroso in a letter to socialist lawmakers, including both hedge funds and private equity


Commission investigates German capital investment provision
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • February 17 2009

The European Commission (Commission) has opened a formal investigation into plans by the German Government to offer tax advantages for venture capital companies and individuals investing in certain target companies


Prudential assessment of holdings in the financial sector
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • European Union
  • January 31 2009

CESR, the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) and the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors (CEIOPS) have published joint guidelines for the prudential assessment of acquisitions and increases in holdings in the financial sector


データプライバシー及びフェイスブック社によるワッ ツアップ社の買収
  • Jenner & Block
  • European Union
  • November 19 2014

2014年10月6日ヨーロッパ連合反トラスト規制機関か らの許可を受けてフェイスブック社はオンライン メッセージ会社であるワッツアップ社の買収従前公 表していたもの


Spain referred to ECJ regarding electricity and gas regulator’s powers to review E.ON bid
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Spain
  • January 26 2007

In February 2006, the German energy company E.ON launched a bid to acquire the Spanish energy company Endesa


Amendments will allow cross-border mergers with German companies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Germany, European Union
  • January 18 2007

Until recently Section 1 of the law regulating the transformation of companies, the Transformation Act (Umwandlungsgesetz), prevented German companies from merging with foreign companies


State aid: commission investigation into reduced interest rates for intra-group financing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • February 9 2007

The European Commission has decided to open a formal investigation procedure into planned reductions of Dutch tax rates for net interest received on intra-group loans


Portugal telecom turns down improved Sonae offer
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, Portugal
  • February 23 2007

Citing strong yearly earnings and better than estimated synergies in the company’s wireless telephony business, Portugal Telecom (PT) on Tuesday rejected as inadequate an improved offer of 10.50 (U.S. $13.50) per share submitted by the telecommunications subsidiary of the Portuguese conglomerate Sonae