State aid: Commission approves €700 million Italian scheme to support companies in context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
The European Commission has approved a €700 million Italian scheme to support companies in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Crisis Framework, adopted by the Commission on 23 March 2022.
Aiuti di Stato – La Commisione approva il regime italiano da 10 miliardi di € a sostegno delle imprese nel contesto dell’invasione dell’Ucraina da parte della Russia
La Commissione europea ha approvato un meccanismo di garanzia sui prestiti da 10 miliardi di € predisposto dall’Italia per sostenere le imprese di vari settori nel contesto dell’invasione dell’Ucraina da parte della Russia.
Mergers: Commission approves Bouygues’ acquisition of Equans, subject to conditions
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, Bouygues’ acquisition of Equans. The approval is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Bouygues.
EU Cohesion Policy: €42.7 billion for Italy to support sustainable growth, employment and modernisation while reducing regional disparities
Thanks to the adoption of the Cohesion Policy Partnership Agreement between the Commission and Italy, Italy will receive €42.7 billion from the EU in 2021-2027 to promote economic, social and territorial cohesion, with a particular focus on the Southern regions.
Mergers: Commission alleges Illumina and GRAIL breached EU merger rules by early implementation of their acquisition
The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections alleging that Illumina and GRAIL breached the EU Merger Regulation by implementing the acquisition while the Commission’s in-depth investigation into the proposed transaction is still ongoing.
Defence industry: EU to reinforce the European defence industry through common procurement with a €500 million instrument
Today, the Commission has adopted a proposal for a Regulation by the European Parliament and the Council establishing the European Defence Industry Reinforcement through common Procurement Act (EDIRPA) for 2022-2024.
State aid: Commission approves Belgian postal service compensation to bpost
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Belgium’s plans to compensate bpost for providing postal services of general economic interest between 2022 and 2026.
Press statement by President von der Leyen with Czech Prime Minister Fiala, Albanian Prime Minister Rama and Macedonian Prime Minister Kovachevski on the start of the accession negotiations process and of the screening of the EU acquis