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EU Court Considers German Bailout For Thomas Cook Airline

Ryanair persuaded the EU’s second-highest court Wednesday, June 9, that a COVID-19 bailout package for a German charter flight operator was against the the...

What Pandemic Changes Will Be Lasting and Affect Antitrust Practice?

By: Steven J. Cernak (The Antitrust Attorney) With the number of vaccinations rising and mask mandates going away, it appears that life might be heading back towards something...
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Pfizer To Grow COVID-19 Vaccine Production With Sanofi Deal

Sanofi has agreed to produce millions of doses of BioNTech and Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine in an unusual collaboration to speed vaccination efforts, reported Bloomberg. The...
Oil

Iraq Enters $2B Oil Prepayment Deal With China

Iraq has selected a Chinese company for a multibillion-dollar oil-supply deal, as the Arab nation seeks funds to bolster an economy reeling from the...
Aon

Aon’s $30B Willis Towers Faces EU Scrutiny

Aon’s US$30 billion bid for Willis Towers Watson to create the world’s largest insurance broker faces a five-month long investigation after EU antitrust regulators voiced concerns...
UK

UK Regulator Launches Probe Into Airline Refunds

Britain's competition regulator announced on Wednesday, December 16, it would investigate whether airlines had breached consumers' legal rights by failing to offer cash refunds...

Germany Wants EU To Double Aid Limit To Those Affected By...

Germany wants the European Union to more than double the amount of aid that nations are allowed to dole out to individual companies as the coronavirus...
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EU OKs Danish €1.34B Scheme To Support Companies Affected By COVID-19

The European Commission has approved Danish plans to set up a fund with a target size of up to DKK 10 billion (approximately €1.34...

EU Approves Germany’s Coronavirus “Umbrella” Scheme

The European Commission has approved a German “umbrella” scheme to support the uncovered fixed costs of companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme...

EU OKs €10M In State Aid To Help Irish Tourism Affected...

The European Commission has approved a €10 million Irish scheme to support companies operating in the coach tourism sector affected by the coronavirus outbreak....

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