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The Irish Times
Hayes claims ‘selective bias’ in EU state aid investigationsindividual US tax treaties with member states,” he said. Mr Hayes said he had
Hayes claims ‘selective bias’ in EU state aid investigations
The Irish Times / Posted 8 hours ago
individual US tax treaties with member states,” he said. Mr Hayes said he had recently asked EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager to justify why certain cases of state aid were investigated over others. “In 2014 the European Court of... Read more
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Accounting Today
U.S. Treasury Steps Up Pressure on EU over Apple Tax Disputestatement to an EU tax panel in March that it had paid all of its taxes due in
U.S. Treasury Steps Up Pressure on EU over Apple Tax Dispute
Accounting Today / Posted 9 hours ago
statement to an EU tax panel in March that it had paid all of its taxes due in Ireland. European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, who met with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew in July, is due to visit Washington next month to speak... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU, Portugal agree on 5 billion euro recapitalization for ailing bank CGDstate aid. The plan, agreed in principle late on Tuesday between Centeno and E
EU, Portugal agree on 5 billion euro recapitalization for ailing bank CGD
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
state aid. The plan, agreed in principle late on Tuesday between Centeno and European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is aimed at returning the bank to long-term health through cost cuts, improved efficiency and de-risking... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: US sets down big marker in European tax battlegoes. The US had already fired a number of shots, with US treasury secretary J
Cliff Taylor: US sets down big marker in European tax battle
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
goes. The US had already fired a number of shots, with US treasury secretary Jack Lew and EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager crossing swords. Lew had already written to the commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: US sets down a big marker in trans-Atlantic battle over corporate taxgoes. The US had already fired a number of shots, with US treasury secretary J
Cliff Taylor: US sets down a big marker in trans-Atlantic battle over corporate tax
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
goes. The US had already fired a number of shots, with US treasury secretary Jack Lew and EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager crossing swords. Lew had already written to Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker and the US concerns... Read more
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The Irish Times
US ups ante on Brussels as Apple ruling loomspresident, saying the probes disproportionately targeted US companies. However,
US ups ante on Brussels as Apple ruling looms
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
president, saying the probes disproportionately targeted US companies. However, the EU’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager denied the claims, saying the investigations “aim at a proper, non-discriminative, application of tax laws... Read more
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Reuters
EU, Portugal agree on recapitalization for ailing bank CGDhealth through cost cuts, improved efficiency and de-risking measures, she said
EU, Portugal agree on recapitalization for ailing bank CGD
Reuters / Posted yesterday
health through cost cuts, improved efficiency and de-risking measures, she said. European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager "last night reached an agreement in principle with the Portuguese authorities on the way forward to enable... Read more
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express
EU meddlers make even MORE companies jump through hoops for eco labelsin a cartel and "passing on the costs for meeting environmental standards to cu
EU meddlers make even MORE companies jump through hoops for eco labels
express / Posted 7 days ago
in a cartel and "passing on the costs for meeting environmental standards to customers". Commissioner for competition, Margrethe Vestager, said: “We have today put down a marker by imposing record fines for a serious infringement. "In all,... Read more
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eWeek
Moscow Court Rejects Google Appeal of $6.8M Finescrutiny over the same Android bundling issue in at least two other places. Eur
Moscow Court Rejects Google Appeal of $6.8M Fine
eWeek / Posted 8 days ago
scrutiny over the same Android bundling issue in at least two other places. European Union Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager earlier this year announced that her office had launched a formal investigation to see whether the Android... Read more
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Salon.com
Russian court rules against Google’s antitrust appeal yet againa nearly 80 percent share in the mobile OS market, Google has created an enviro
Russian court rules against Google’s antitrust appeal yet again
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
a nearly 80 percent share in the mobile OS market, Google has created an environment in which, as the EC’s Margrethe Vestager said, “it has become too difficult for other products, other app stores to present their apps to the... Read more
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The Hill
Russian court said to turn down Google antitrust appealmaintain it advantage and hurt smaller players. The European Union’s antitrust
Russian court said to turn down Google antitrust appeal
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
maintain it advantage and hurt smaller players. The European Union’s antitrust watchdog, led by competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, has brought three sets of preliminary charges against Google in recent years. It alleges that Google has... Read more
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CNBC
Google fined for breaking Russian antitrust rules with Androidnewest setback for the company at a time of mounting global competition investi
Google fined for breaking Russian antitrust rules with Android
CNBC / Posted 13 days ago
newest setback for the company at a time of mounting global competition investigations into the search giant's activities. Margrethe Vestager, the European Union's top antitrust official, charged Google in April with unfairly using Android to... Read more
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The Age
DowDuPont deal faces in-depth probe as EU targets seeds, cropsPhoto: Jasper Juinen "The livelihood of farmers depends on access to seeds and
DowDuPont deal faces in-depth probe as EU targets seeds, crops
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
Photo: Jasper Juinen "The livelihood of farmers depends on access to seeds and crop protection at competitive prices," Margrethe Vestager, the EU's competition commissioner, said in a statement. "We need to make sure that the proposed merger... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
DowDuPont deal faces in-depth probe as EU targets seeds, cropsPhoto: Jasper Juinen "The livelihood of farmers depends on access to seeds and
DowDuPont deal faces in-depth probe as EU targets seeds, crops
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Photo: Jasper Juinen "The livelihood of farmers depends on access to seeds and crop protection at competitive prices," Margrethe Vestager, the EU's competition commissioner, said in a statement. "We need to make sure that the proposed merger... Read more
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Weekly Times
EU watchdog probes Dow-DuPont plancorner the market in herbicides, insecticides and some products used in packagi
EU watchdog probes Dow-DuPont plan
Weekly Times / Posted 14 days ago
corner the market in herbicides, insecticides and some products used in packaging and adhesives. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager on Thursday said "we need to make sure that the proposed merger does not lead to higher prices or less... Read more
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The Courier Mail
EU watchdog probes Dow-DuPont plancorner the market in herbicides, insecticides and some products used in packagi
EU watchdog probes Dow-DuPont plan
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
corner the market in herbicides, insecticides and some products used in packaging and adhesives. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager on Thursday said "we need to make sure that the proposed merger does not lead to higher prices or less... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Dow Chemical, DuPont merger investigation extended by European Commissioncould affect price, quality, choice and innovation, in addition to reduced inno
Dow Chemical, DuPont merger investigation extended by European Commission
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
could affect price, quality, choice and innovation, in addition to reduced innovation, the commission stated. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is in charge of competition policy and said the livelihoods of farmers depend on access to both seeds and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
EU to probe Dow Chemical, DuPont mergerthat the proposed merger does not lead to higher prices or less innovation for
EU to probe Dow Chemical, DuPont merger
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
that the proposed merger does not lead to higher prices or less innovation for these products," EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement. Dow Chemical and DuPont, two of the oldest US companies, announced the tie-up in... Read more
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DW
EU probes Dow-DuPont merger |proposed merger between Dow Chemicals and DuPont, two major American producers
EU probes Dow-DuPont merger |
DW / Posted 14 days ago
proposed merger between Dow Chemicals and DuPont, two major American producers of agrichemicals. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement that Dow and DuPont had already submitted merger remedies - proposals for mitigating... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU to probe Dow Chemical, DuPont mergerthat the proposed merger does not lead to higher prices or less innovation for
EU to probe Dow Chemical, DuPont merger
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
that the proposed merger does not lead to higher prices or less innovation for these products," EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement. Dow Chemical and DuPont, two of the oldest US companies, announced the tie-up in... Read more
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Reuters
EU regulators to investigate Dow, DuPont $130 billion mergerproposed merger does not lead to higher prices or less innovation for these pro
EU regulators to investigate Dow, DuPont $130 billion merger
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
proposed merger does not lead to higher prices or less innovation for these products," European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement on Thursday. The EU competition enforcer said concessions offered by the companies... Read more
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Reuters
Liberty Global, Vodafone to win EU approval for Dutch tie-upto boost investments and take on bigger peers. However, a tougher regulatory a
Liberty Global, Vodafone to win EU approval for Dutch tie-up
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
to boost investments and take on bigger peers. However, a tougher regulatory approach by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager since her appointment in November 2014, and demands for major concessions in return for her approval of... Read more
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Fortune
Google's Antitrust Defeat Is Helping Its Biggest Russian Rivalon the deadline for handing in its defence against the similar charges levied a
Google's Antitrust Defeat Is Helping Its Biggest Russian Rival
Fortune / Posted 27 days ago
on the deadline for handing in its defence against the similar charges levied against it by competition commission Margrethe Vestager. It now has until September 7. The Android charges are only one strand (albeit a major one) in a tapestry... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
EU Accepts Paramount Concessions in Antitrust Probe of Studios' European Pay TV Dealsconsumers want to watch the pay TV channels of their choice regardless of where
EU Accepts Paramount Concessions in Antitrust Probe of Studios' European Pay TV Deals
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 30 days ago
consumers want to watch the pay TV channels of their choice regardless of where they live or travel in the EU," said Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner for competition, in January. Critics of the Paramount settlement said... Read more
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EuroNews
Europe's lorry manufacturers hit with €3 billion fine for price-fixingand heavy goods vehicles in Europe, should have been in competition with each o
Europe's lorry manufacturers hit with €3 billion fine for price-fixing
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
and heavy goods vehicles in Europe, should have been in competition with each other. EU Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, said she was sending a clear message to companies that cartels are not accepted. “The prodcuers... Read more

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