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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 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


Updated prospectus content recommendations for mineral companies
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 27 2011

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) successor to the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) has published an update of the CESR recommendations for the consistent implementation of the Prospectus Directive, with revised recommendations as to the content requirements of prospectuses issued by mineral companies


European Union tightens sanctions against Syria, including an oil embargo
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Syria
  • September 7 2011

The European Union has adopted new sanctions against Syria, including an oil embargo, that entered into force on 3 September 2011 and build upon EU sanctions that became effective on 10 May 2011


Greece needs to recover around 17 million from Aluminium of Greece
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • July 18 2011

On 13 July 2011 the Commission concluded that lower electricity tariffs granted in 2007- 2008 by the Greek state-owned Public Power Corporation to Aluminium of Greece conferred an undue advantage to the company, in breach of EU state aid rules


Commission opens formal proceedings against Czech electricity incumbent CEZ
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • July 18 2011

On 15 July 2011 the Commission opened formal anti-trust proceedings to investigate whether CEZ a.s., the incumbent electricity producer in the Czech Republic, abused its dominant position on the Czech electricity market, in particular by hindering the entry of competitors, in breach of EU antitrust rules


ECJ rules on preferential access to electricity transmission system in Slovakia
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Slovakia
  • September 26 2011

On 15 September 2011, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) dismissed an action by the Commission in which it claimed that the Slovak Republic had breached rules on non-discriminatory access to electricity transmission systems


European Parliament passes new rules on wholesale energy trading
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • September 26 2011

On 14 September 2011, the European Parliament approved the EU Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (“REMIT”) which aims to increase transparency in the energy wholesale market


Commission publishes communication on security of energy supply
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • September 26 2011

On 7 September 2011, the Commission published a communication entitled “The EU energy policy: Engaging with partners beyond our borders”


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