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Be aware of the EU watch dog: Commission blocks merger between Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • April 29 2011

Against a background of the ongoing Greek economic crisis and the increased airline consolidation, in January 2011, the European Commission (Commission) decided that the proposed merger between the two most important Greek carriers, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air, should be prohibited because it would have resulted in a quasi-monopoly on the domestic Greek air transport market.


Greece fined for non-recovery of State aid to Olympic Airways
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • July 10 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has fined Greece EUR two million for failing to comply with an earlier judgement requiring it to recover the EUR 850 million in illegal State aid granted to Olympic Airways.


Child’s right to privacy
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • March 27 2009

In Reklos and Davourlis v Greece (Strasbourg) 2009, the European Court of Human Rights held that taking photographs of a baby, without parental consent, amounts to a violation of its right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).


Preventing parallel trade in the European Union
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • October 31 2008

Lelos and Others v GSK C-46806 concerned a dispute between the Greek subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and a number of Greek wholesalers.


ECJ declares Greek law regulating sports events illegal
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • July 4 2008

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has delivered a Judgment finding that a Greek law, which gives the Greek motor sports federation the right to authorise events in Greece, is incompatible with European competition law.


Commission decision on post-September 11 aid to Olympic partially annulled
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • June 27 2008

The Court of First Instance (CFI) has partially annulled a Commission Decision issued in 2006, whereby a part of the aid granted from the Greek State to Olympic, the Greek national carrier, following the events of September 11, was illegal.


National Energy Efficiency Action Plans: Commission sends reasoned opinions to Greece and Latvia
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece, Latvia
  • April 23 2008

The European Commission has sent reasoned opinions to Greece and Latvia for failing to submit National Energy Efficiency Plans required by the Energy Services Directive.


GlaxoSmithKline infringed competition rules by restricting parallel trade
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • April 4 2008

Advocate General Ruiz-Jarabo has delivered a non-binding opinion to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), finding that GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) abused its dominant position by limiting distribution of certain pharmaceuticals to Greek wholesalers.


Advocate General’s Opinion casts doubt over Greek law
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • March 14 2008

Advocate General Kokott has issued an Opinion stating that a Greek law, which gives the Greek motor sports federation the right to authorise events in Greece, may be incompatible with European competition law.


Final warning to Greece and the Netherlands over gambling restrictions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Netherlands, European Union, Greece
  • March 7 2008

The European Commission has issued reasoned opinions to Greece and the Netherlands over national restrictions on gambling that allegedly restrict the free movement of services.