About: State aid

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Economy & Jobs 27-10-2015

What is a fairer corporate taxation system for the EU? Hill+Knowlton Strategies shares its perspectives

With tax issues high on the agenda particularly following last week’s ruling by the European Commission that Fiat and Starbucks had received tax breaks that amounted to illegal state aid, tax issues are high on the European Commission’s agenda.
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Economy & Jobs 21-05-2014

Commission launches new state aid rules for R&D

The European Commission adopted on Wednesday new rules that hope to facilitate the granting of aid measures by Member States in support of research, development and innovation activities.
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Energy 10-04-2014

Commission announces phase out of renewable energy subsidies

The European Commission announced on Wednesday that renewable energy subsidies that helped spur Europe’s €48-billion-a-year clean energy industry are to be phased out across the continent, under new market-friendly state aid rules
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Competition 18-12-2013

Brussels will investigate Barça, Real Madrid over illegal state aid

The European Commission will begin disciplinary action against seven Spanish clubs including Real Madrid and Barcelona over possible illegal state aid, EU Commissioner for Competition Joaquin Almunia said on Wednesday.