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Certain EU Iran sanctions to be suspended
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • January 16 2014

Following the adoption of the Joint Plan of Action on November 24, 2013, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China and Germany


WTO Appellate Body Upholds Panel Ruling Rejecting Certain Cost Adjustment Methodologies by the EU in Anti-dumping Investigations
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Argentina, European Union
  • October 11 2016

On October 6, 2016, the World Trade Organization ("WTO") Appellate Body ("Appellate Body") issued its report in European Union Anti-dumping Measures


Proposed European law against conflict minerals
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • July 1 2015

On May 20th the European Parliament voted in favour of a strong and binding law that requires companies operating in the EU who are importing


EU focuswhere do we stand on the reshaping of the Energy Taxation Directive?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • June 19 2012

A year has passed since the publication, in April 2011, by the European Commission (EC) of its Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 200396EC (the Proposal), restructuring the European Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity (the Energy Taxation Directive


The General Court annuled the fines imposed by the European Commission on two Japanese producers in the gas insulated switchgear cartel
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • September 30 2011

In March, several European producers obtained fine reductions in the gas insulated switchgear cartel case


European Commission proposes revamp of EU biofuels policy
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • October 17 2012

On October 17, 2012, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new directive amending the two major pieces of EU legislation on biofuels: Directive 200928EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (Renewable Energy Directive or “RED”) and Directive 9870EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels (Fuel Quality Directive or “FQD”), both in force since 2009


Commission starts court action against Italy for failing to recover 295 million euros in aid to Alcoa.
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • March 29 2011

On 23 March, the Commission said it planned to take Italy to court for failing to recover 295 million in alleged state aid that it provided to Alcoa Inc. in preferential electricity tariffs


Commission opens in-depth state aid investigation into Estonian aid for new power plants
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Estonia
  • March 29 2011

On 23 March, the Commission announced that it has decided to open an in-depth state aid investigation into an Estonian project to grant aid to the operators of two new oil-shale fuelled power plants


Commission settlement opens up access to Italy’s natural gas market
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • October 1 2010

On 29 September 2010, the European Commission ("Commission") settled antitrust proceedings against ENI SpA ("ENI"


Commission sends SO to Czech energy companies for obstruction during dawn raid
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • December 22 2010

On 20 December, the Commission sent a Statement of Objections to Energetický a průmyslový holding and J&T Investment Advisors, active in the electricity sector in the Czech Republic