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Hogan Lovells Publications

State aid rules applicable to COVID-19 recapitalizations Antitrust and Competition

The first State aid measures authorized by the European Commission (Commission) following the COVID-19 outbreak were aimed at helping companies to cover their immediate liquidity needs,...

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Acquisition of businesses in financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19: Do buyers still need to wait for prior antitrust/competition clearance?

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, many companies will be facing significant financial difficulties for which the only viable solution to remain a going concern will be acquisition by...

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EU merger control in times of COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic is posing unprecedented challenges on our public health systems and communities. It is also heavily impacting economic activity, including for companies in the ...

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EU Commission adopts Temporary Framework for State aid to support the economy in the current COVID-19 outbreak and approves several national State aid schemes

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the European economy with brute force. Many businesses are facing drastic declines in revenues and are in urgent need of liquidity. Some have imposed temporary ...

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In the world of COVID-19, companies must not quarantine competition law compliance

Competition law will not be at the top of companies' agendas today. COVID-19 presents companies with many challenges. Companies will be looking for whatever solutions they can find to deal...

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COVID-19: State aid available now! Focus on Regulation

European Commission approves first State aid measure in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak and announces a flexible application of State aid rules to stabilize the economy.

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Antitrust, Competition, and Economic Regulation Quarterly Newsletter - Autumn 2019

Read the latest news on antitrust, competition and economic regulation (ACER) in this Autumn's edition of our quarterly ACER newsletter.

The French Competition Authority issues its recommendations to lower prices of pharmaceutical products

Almost one and a half years after the launch of the sector inquiry (see here), the French Competition Authority ("FCA") has released its conclusions on the functioning of competition in the ...

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We are the champions – France and Germany unite to revive industrial policy at European level Antitrust and Competition Alert

Following the European Commission's prohibition of the Alstom-Siemens transaction, the French and German governments published a manifesto calling for a reform of current EU merger rules to ...

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