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Zlatan Ibrahimovic : le parfait Européen ? NEW
Le Taurillon 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Zlatan Ibrahimovic est un joueur incroyable, son parcours l'est tout autant. Fils d'immigrés bosniens en Suède, il est devenu le symbole de son équipe nationale et est adulé par des fans du monde entier, sans qu'il ne soit...
Export Week NEW
David Lidington 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
It’s not often that I blog about football, but this week I came across a truly inspiring story. Terry Nelson is a former Paratrooper who invented a suit that enables athletes to recuperate in water. He himself has represented our country and won a...
Commission, concurrence et respect des droits de la défense NEW
Journal du Marché Intérieur 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
CJUE, arrêt du 6 novembre 2012, EG/Otis, C-199/11. Dans une affaire Otis et autres, plusieurs fabricants d'ascenceur ont été condamné pour avoir violé l'article 81 CE interdisant les ententes. Un aspect "amusant" de l'affaire est que l...
Supporters Direct Europe to launch position paper on football governance at the European Parliament NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Supporters Direct Europe (SD Europe) is launching its first position paper, ‘The Heart of the Game: Why Supporters are Vital to Improving Governance in Football’, at an event hosted by Ivo Belet MEP at the European Parliament in Brussels today an...
Almunia zu Änderungen der EU-Fusionskontrolle NEW
Kartellblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Joaquín Almunia, Merger review: Past evolution and future prospects, 2. November 2012 (dazu bereits hier und hier): I want to make notifications easier to cut the red tape and find faster and simpler ways to handle the cases that clearly pose no p...
Die verschiedenen Köpfe der EU-Kommission NEW
Verfassungsblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Kann, wer über die Rechtswidrigkeit einer Handlung entscheidet, hinterher wegen derselben Schadensersatz fordern? Über eine solche Konstellation hatte heute der EuGH zu entscheiden, und zwar im Kartellrecht. Und es stellt sich heraus, dass es gegen...
Kartellrecht nach der 8. GWB-Novelle NEW
Kartellblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Sie wissen: Der Bundestag hat die 8. GWB-Novelle am 18. Oktober 2012 beschlossen. Im Bundestag (2./3. Lesung) wurde die Novelle umgebaut. Der federführende Ausschuss hatte dem Plenum am Vortag in zentralen Punkten Änderungswünsche übermittelt...
VIDEO: Renault and Caterham team up on sports car project NEW
FSN Reporters Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Natalie Powell filed this report from Paris.
Du rugby féminin franco-allemand - La rencontre entre Heidelberg et Bourg-Lès-Valence NEW
Vivre l'international 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Bonjour à tous, hallo zusammen!Match amical de rugby franco-allemand à Bourg-Lès-ValenceUne rencontre peu fréquente que celle qui s'est déroulée ce week-end à Bourg-Lès-Valence. En effet, pendant 4 jours, l'équipe féminine Drôme-Ardèche a...
Glenstrata – Wettbewerbsrechtlich bedenkliche Fusion! NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Eine ganze Weile hatte es so ausgesehen, als werde die Fusion der Rohstoffgiganten Glencore und Xstrata kaum Wellen schlagen. Es gab keine große öffentliche Diskussion um die wettbewerbsrechtliche Seite dieses Zusammenschlusses. Doch nun haben die...
Natasha Baker – Gold Medal Profile NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
In her first ever Paralympics at the age of 22, Natasha Baker could not have asked for a better introduction to the equestrian events at this level.  She broke Paralympic records and took home Team GB’s first equestrian gold medal … Cont...
Helena Lucas – Gold Medal Profile NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Helena Lucas holds the impressive distinction of being the first Brit ever to take a gold in the sailing events at the Paralympics. Helena suffers from a condition that affects both her hands.  Despite this, she initially focused on competing …...
CC issues final merger procedural guidelines and consults on revised disclosure guidance NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The UK Competition Commission made public its final merger procedural guidelines and launched its consultation on its review of the existing Chairman’s Guidance on Disclosure of Information in Merger Inquiries and Market Investigations (see related...
Intellectual Property Rights and Antitrust – is there light at the end of the tunnel? Part 2 NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Authors: Mario MarinielloPart 2/2 In my previous blog  I wrote about the work of the European Union and United States competition authorities’ chief economists on a set of common principles that could improve standard-setting processes and li...
Intellectual Property Rights and Antitrust – is there light at the end of the tunnel? NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Authors: Mario MarinielloPart 1/2 The chief economists of the European Union and United States competition authorities are prepared to suggest to standard-setting organizations a set of common principles to resolve longstanding intellectual property...
Vereinfachung der EU-Fusionskontrolle? NEW
Kartellblog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Aus dem Arbeitsprogramm der EU-Kommission für 2013: Vereinfachung der Kontrolle von Unternehmenszusammenschlüssen durch die EU – Verringerung des Verwaltungsaufwands für fusionierende Unternehmen durch die Vereinfachung der Anmeldung des Zus...
CEZ condemns critical journalist to freeze in the dark NEW
Reuniting Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
The good news is that the critical journalist is still alive, I spoke to him yesterday. But the bad news is that his life is in danger, as my 68-year old colleague who has cancer lives without electricity in an apartment in Sofia when the only source...
Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking – Gold Medal Profiles NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Of all the four gold medals won at Dorney Lake, that of Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking was by far the most joyously unexpected. They had only joined forces in a boat three months earlier, boasting a solitary World Cup … Continue reading...
Le protectionnisme d’Arnaud Montebourg agace Bruxelles NEW
Le blog du bureau de Bruxelles (France 2) 2 Years, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
L’attitude d’Arnaud Montebourg irrite Bruxelles. Le protectionnisme qu’il défend, notamment dans le secteur automobile, fait réagir un commissaire européen: Karel De Gucht. kitd.html5loader("flash_kplayer_620705b8e39s");...
OFT issues new Competition Act procedural guidance NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 2 Years, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
"The OFT today set out new decision-making processes and procedural enhancements to boost the speed and robustness of Competition Act 1998 (CA98) investigations and increase engagement with parties involved. The updated guidance on CA98 procedu...
Commission clears Bulgarian Telecommunications Company's acquisition byVTB and Bulgarian Corporate Commercial Bank NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 2 Years, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
"The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition of joint control by OAO VTB Bank (''VTB'', the Russian Federation) and Corporate Commercial Bank AD (''Corporate Commercial Bank'', Bulgaria) of the u...
Should Citi Be Broken Up or “Prodded”? NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 57 Minutes ago
In 2011, the office of the special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program published a report on the aid provided to Citigroup by the U.S. Government during the financial crisis of 2008. “Unless and until an institution such as Citi...
Matchs truqués : le Conseil de l’Europe rédige une convention internationale . NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
 La rédaction d’une éventuelle convention du Conseil de l’Europe contre la manipulation des résultats sportifs, et notamment les matchs arrangés, a commencé. Le Comité des Ministres a invité l’Accord partiel élargi sur le sport...
The concept of ‘appreciable restriction of competition’ in ‘object’ cases under Article 101(1) TFEU – AG Kokott in Expedia NEW
eutopialaw 2 Years, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Christopher Brown On 6 September 2012 AG Kokott issued her Opinion in Case C-226/11 Expedia Inc.  The case results from a preliminary reference made by the French Cour de cassation in proceedings between Expedia and the French competition authority,...
Russia to Wow with Olympic Opening Ceremony NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 1 Week, 5 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Following the success of the 2008 Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing and the much-talked about event that kicked-off this summer’s games in London, Russia is pulling out all the stops to make sure the opening ceremony for 2014 Winter Games in Soc...
DG Comp issues practical guidance on GBER NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
DG Comp issued a FAQ document on the application of the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER).
GWB-Novelle: 2. und 3. Lesung im Bundestag NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Week, 9 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Ein nicht genannt sein wollender Blogleser weist darauf hin, dass sich der Bundestag heute in 2. und 3. Lesung mit der 8. GWB-Novelle befasst (danke!). → Beschlussempfehlung und Bericht des Ausschusses für Wirtschaft und Technologie vom 17. Oktobe...
Rain Beats Poland in Warsaw NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Poland's new $550 million National Stadium has become a laughing stock after a World Cup qualifier was postponed because the stadium's roof, supposed to protect the pitch from rain, couldn't be closed--because it was raining.
La Poste NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
This has to be some kind of conspiracy: No sooner had I advocated for the greater use of EPICs than the CJEU declared them unlawful. On September 20, the 6th Chamber of the General Court, with Judge Wahl acting as rapporteur, upheld the Commissio...
Samtidigt, på Olympiastadion i Berlin... NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Statsminister Reinfeldt gör... vad? Och just där... ;-)(Källa: Beaver Tipstack: Jonas)...
Schwarzer Schwan bei WM Qualifikation: Denkwürdiger Chart bei Deutschland – Schweden 4:4 NEW
Blick Log 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Das war ein historischer Fußballabend heute Abend in Berlin. Deutschland vergibt nach einer 4:0 Führung den Sieg und macht nur ein Unentschieden. Einen solchen Favoritensturz habe ich auch an den Vorhersagemärkten (vulgo Wettbörsen) noch nicht ge...
Sep. '12 updt: European Commission, contrary to FTC's unconditional approval, clear's Universal's acquisition of EMI's recorded music business subject to conditions NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
"The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group. The approval is conditional upon the divestment of EMI's Parlophone label and numerous other...
Josie Pearson – Gold Medal Profile NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Continuing with my profiles of those women who achieved gold medals at the Olympics and Paralympics this week, I am today looking at Josie Pearson, who won gold in the combined F51/52/53 discus.  She will now have her image on a stamp issued by...
Female British Gold Medalists – Heather Stanning NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Following on from yesterdays profile on Helen Glover, today’s will be on her team mate, Heather Stanning. For most Olympians, taking part in this summer’s Games is by far the most daunting challenge they are likely to face all year. ̷...
Entflechtung von “Verflechtung” – Sektoruntersuchung Walzasphalt NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Selbst wenn Ihnen der Wettbewerb um Walzasphalt den Schlaf nicht raubt, sollten Sie einen Blick auf den heute veröffentlichten Abschlussbericht [PDF] des Bundeskartellamts zur einschlägigen Sektoruntersuchung werfen. Die Sektoruntersuchung ging de...
We are all Europeans now (well, almost all) NEW
Nucleus 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
We are all Europeans now (well, almost all) By David Seymour on Monday, 01 October 2012 The fantastic win in the Ryder Cup has meant that suddenly Europe is not a word being used with contempt and derision.
Deporte para todos !! NEW
Europ@ Junior. La Unión Europea contada a los niños 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Es una pena que el verano se haya terminando y seguro que ya empiezas a acordarte con nostalgia de las vacaciones y todas las cosas divertidas que has hecho con tus amigos o tus primos con el buen tiempo: nadar en la piscina, saltar olas en la playa,...
Kartellrecht und Patente NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
In den vergangenen Wochen war viel zu hören von Leitern kartellrechtlicher Behörden über das kritische Verhältnis von Kartellrecht und IP (Patente, Standards). Es ist noch nicht lange her, dass diese Schnittstelle unter Kartellrechtlern ein Schat...
“USA!” at Ryder Cup 2012: Silent “EU!” Wins NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
The Ryder Cup of 2012, held in Illinois, can be read as payback for the European team at the expense of the Americans because the latter had come back from the same 10-6 deficit to win at the previous Cup.  The Associated Press reported that the...
Wettskandal auch im Handball NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
in Frankreich und zwar gleich beim Meister Montpellier … 5.000 Euro Einsatz, 200.000 Euro Gewinn. Hmmm, die Verdächtigungen hören sich sehr konkret an. Skandal bei Montpellier weitet sich aus - Handball - kicker online...
Female British Gold Medalists – Sarah Storey NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
After my e-book before the summer with profiles of British female athletes competing in London, I thought it would be a good idea to celebrate those women who achieved gold medals.  Of course it wasn’t just about medals this summer; … Co...
Wettbewerb im Gesundheitswesen – Thesen, Juristentag 2012 NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
“Wettbewerb im Gesundheitswesen – Welche gesetzlichen Regelungen empfehlen sich zur Verbesserung eines Wettbewerbs der Versicherer und Leistungserbringer im Gesundheitswesen? Thesen zum Gutachten von Direktor des MPI Prof. Dr. Ulrich Becker,...
Aug. '12 updt: Czech Competition Authority issues Annual Report NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Czech Competition Authority issued its Annual Report.
Aug. '12 updt: German Court's decision protects Bundeskartellamt's leniency programme NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
"In the proceedings against several coffee roasters, the Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf decided on 22 August 2012 that the denial of third-party access to the leniency applications of cartel participants was also valid in court proceedings.
What do they know of cricket who only cricket know? NEW
European Reform - Mike Burnett's blog 2 Years, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
This was the question posed by CLR James in his classic book  "Beyond a Boundary", setting out the social and political importance of cricket to the development of West Indian identity.There was another reminder of the importance of cricket as a...
Hallituksen blogi – Otto Meri: Otetaan urheilijoista mallia! NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Otetaan urheilijoista mallia! Entäpä jos maailman parhaisiin jalkapalloilijoihin lukeutuvat portugalilainen Ronaldo, britti Rooney, espanjalainen Xavi ja ruotsalainen Ibrahimovich pelaisivat kaikki samassa joukkueessa. Siis maajoukkueessa. Turha un...
The importance of remembering NEW
European Reform - Mike Burnett's blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
It's healthy for people - like nations - to remember where they came from so that they can face the future with a sense of security, even when it will be different from the past. Earlier I've written about how the EU must learn from history and avoid...
#TeamCy2012eu to sweat the colors of the Council of the European Union for Charity NEW
Open Cyprus Europe 2012 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
It's objective is to gather as many participants as possible, wearing the official colors of the Presidency. Running for the Cyprus Presidency team, would be a substantial contribution in our effort to use this opportunity for fund raising.
Croatian Paralympians bring home the sporting glory NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
The last five weeks of Olympic sporting thrills, feisty competitions, inspiration and hope ended on Sunday September 10 with the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games, dubbed “the greatest ever” by International Committee chairman Sir...
Nelson Jung – “Price relationship agreements in the UK and EU: a retail-MFN enforcement gap?” NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Präsentation beim Workshop von DOJ und FTC zu “Most-Favored-Nation Clauses and Antitrust Enforcement and Policy”, 10. September 2012. Jung ist Director, Markets and Projects, U.K. Office of Fair Trading.   Disclaimer: Trouvaillen v...
French media less enthusiastic about Paralympic Games, London 2012 NEW
Babelblogs 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Imagine diving into a pool with your eyes closed, running without any legs, playing table tennis without any hands, or playing rugby sitting in a wheelchair. These brave acts are what make the ‘other’ olympic games, the ones which barely made it...
UEFA: Erste Strafen wegen Financial Fair Play NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
u.a. gegen Atlético Madrid (was nicht sonderlich überraschen sollte … siehe u.a. #H96 Gegner Atlético Madrid hat 215 Mio. Schulden beim Finanzamt - egghat’s not so micro blog).  Die desaströse finanzielle Lage vieler Vereine in Span...
Le Tribunal condamnent certaines aides versées par la France à la SNCM NEW
Journal du Marché Intérieur 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Tribunal UE, 11 septembre 2012, T-565/08, Corsica Ferries. Une décision qui fera du bruit... La Commission avait estimé qu'un apport en capital de 76 millions versés par l'Etat français à la société nationale corse-méditérannée (SNCM) et un...
Josh Wright wird FTC Commissioner NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 10 Minutes ago
Präsident Obama hat Josh Wright als FTC Commissioner nominiert. Wright wird Commissioner Rosch ablösen, dessen Amtszeit im September abläuft. Joshua D. Wright ist Research Director und Board Member des International Center for Law & Economics...
Dies mal wieder in die Runde geworfen #antitrust NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 12 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
It’s time again – who should be on #antitrust global and isn’t? twitter.com/#!/JohannesZoe… — Johannes Zöttl (@JohannesZoettl) September 10, 2012 PS https://twitter.com/ABAantitrust/status/245277305335844864 Verwandte Artik...
Planung: Vertikal-GVO für Dummies NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 34 Minutes ago
Ich werde in den nächsten Wochen im Kartellblog. eine Neuauflage der Dummies starten, diesmal zur Vertikal-GVO. Gedacht ist das Ganze wieder als Einführung, ohne Klimbim. Falls Sie Anregungen oder Wünsche haben, thematisch oder sonstwie, lassen S...
The proposed Universal/EMI merger: why should we care? NEW
The KEA Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
The proposed Universal/EMI merger in recorded music not only raises serious issues from an anti-trust perspective, policy makers and citizens, including music lovers, are not sufficiently alerted to the issues raised by such a mega concentration in t...
Vor dem EuGH: Binden Bekanntmachungen der Kommission nationale Behörden und Gerichte? NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Rechtlich natürlich nicht. Die Kommission erlässt “Bekanntmachungen” (“Leitlinien”, “Leitfäden”) als Wettbewerbsbehörde, nicht als Organ der EU-Rechtsetzung. Bekanntmachungen fassen die Verwaltungspraxis der K...
Lithuania at Fore of Gazprom Fight NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
When the EU announced it is investigating Russia’s Gazprom, Lithuania likely rejoiced more than others.
Kartellamt zu Gesamtumsatzrabatt und Rabattspreizung (§ 20 GWB) NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
BKartA, Beschluss v. 19. Mai 2011 (am 5. September 2012 veröffentlicht) – Merck/VVG II., Rdnr. 13 f.: Merck [Hersteller] kann das legitime Ziel zugestanden werden, ihre Abnehmer durch Zusatzrabatte zu erhöhten Verkaufsanstrengungen anzuhalten. Da...
Střední a východní Evropa | Brusel proti monopolu Gazpromu NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Evropská komise oznámila zahájení šetření proti Gazpromu, který je v podezření z „praktik odporujících pravidlům hospodářské soutěže v zemích stře...
Europa Central e de Leste | Bruxelas ataca monopólio da Gazprom NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
A Comissão Europeia anunciou a abertura de um inquérito à Gazprom, suspeita de “prática anticoncorrencial na Europa Central e Oriental”, revela o Adevărul. Bruxelas quer apurar se o gigante russo abusa da sua...
Mittel- und Osteuropa | Brüssel geht gegen Gazprom vor NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Die Europäische Kommission ermittelt gegen Gazprom. Der Energieriese wird verdächtigt, „in Mittel- und Osteuropa wettbewerbswidrig zu handeln“, enthüllt Adevărul. Laut Zeitungsbericht will Brüssel herausfinden, ob Gaz...
Finnen mit estnischen Sponsoren NEW
Estland 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 48 Minutes ago
Vom estnischen Tourismusamt bisher als "Platz für eine schöne Aussicht" beworben: Sprunganlagein Otepää. In Zukunft gibt es offenbar erweiterte estnische Möglichkeiten. Erfolge waren für die finnischen Skispringer in den vergangenen zwei Winter...
Gazprom se fait allumer NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 17 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Ce n’est pas n’importe quel entrepreneur qui se retrouve aujourd’hui dans le viseur des autorités européennes de la concurrence : ni plus ni moins que Gazprom, le gazier russe. Celui-ci est accusé par la Commission e...
Russia: 40th Anniversary of Canada-USSR Hockey Series NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
RuNet blogger Vladimir Kharitonov honored the 40th anniversary of the “Summit Series” - eight hockey games played on two continents between the USSR and Team Canada in September 1972. Although Canada emerged with more wins, the series all...
Une délégation européenne aux Jeux olympiques ? NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Les derniers Jeux olympiques de Londres ont révélé, une fois de plus, la domination des nations américaine et chinoise dans cette compétition : les deux vainqueurs incontestables des Jeux ont respectivement décroché 46 médailles d'or et 38 m
Kartellrecht ohne Marktabgrenzung? NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Geht nicht. Wie auch. Wohin mit den “Markt”anteilen, wenn es keine “Märkte” gibt. Nonsense. Doch die USA sind diesen Schritt gegangen, in gewisser Weise. Einerseits der Supreme Court in Brown Shoe v United States (1962): the...
Ist diese Transferperiode die erste ... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
… in der ein Spielerwechsel von der alten Welt (im Fußball Westeuropa) in die neue (BRICs, etc.) der teuerste der Periode ist? Also nicht von Brasilien nach Europa, sondern von Europa nach China/Russland/Brasilien (oder auch Katar)?Ich warte ja da...
2012 Paralympics: A Successful Start, Remarkable Stories NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Martine Wright, a survivor of the London bombings, Rim Ju Song, the first North Korean participant who, a few months ago, could not swim; and Hassiem Achmat, who survived a shark attack. Just some of the remarkable Paralympic athletes.
Sigue los Juegos Paralímpicos! NEW
Europ@ Junior. La Unión Europea contada a los niños 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Desde el 29 de agosto y hasta el 9 de septiembre, la ciudad inglesa de Londres acoge los XIV Juegos Paralímpicos.Quizás te preguntes... ¿Pero qué son los Juegos Paralímpicos?  Si no los conoces, te explicamos aquí en qué consisten. S...
From village bells to the torch relay: online broadcasting of the Olympics in Europe NEW
Neelie Kroes 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Number of views :287Philippa Barr We are getting close to the end of summer – one of the final guest posts here, this time by Philippa Nicole Barr -   In a 1998 book called Village Bells, Alain Corbin told us that village bells played an impo...
Bad press NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Aus der Stellungnahme Deutschlands in OECD, Promoting Compliance With Competition Law (30. August 2012, S. 110): Press relations are crucial for competition advocacy, and also play a role in deterrence. Companies are aware of the risk of loss of repu...
Building effective governance NEW
Politics @ Surrey 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 7 Minutes ago
The summer break has given me the chance to step back from the usual flow of things (even if ‘flow’ might seem an ambitious description of the EU right now), and has let me spend some time with one of my other interests in life, namely cy...
Auslands- oder Inlandsumsatz? OLG Düsseldorf in “Lenzing/Kelheim” NEW
Kartellblog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
OLG Düsseldorf, 1.2.2012 (VI-Kart 6/11 (V), rkr.), Rdnr. 8 und 98 f.: …  unterhielten sowohl Z. als auch X. Geschäftsbeziehungen zu dem Tamponhersteller Y. …  Y. verfügt in Europa über zwei Tamponfasermaterial verbrauchende Prod...
Les Jeux Paralympiques : cherchez les femmes ? NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
      Les femmes en situation de handicap sont le plus souvent victimes d’une « sur –discrimination »  par rapport aux hommes dans la même situation. Les sportives handicapées ne font pas exception à la règle. Quelques c...
Une candidature franco-allemande aux JO 2024 ? NEW
Vivre l'international 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Bonjour à tous, hallo zusammen,Non, ce n'est pas une de mes nouvelles idées farfelues, mais c'est le think tank Sport et Citoyenneté qui a proposé l'idée dans un article sur le journal Le Monde. Un peu utopiste ? Pas si sûr...Une candidature fr...
Wettbewerbsverzerrung im Finanzsektor: Regulierung und Krisenhilfe machen große Banken größer und vielleicht riskanter NEW
Blick Log 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 10 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Wer sich heute bei öffentlichen oder publizistischen Auftritten Applaus sichern möchte, fordert Banken noch schärfer zu regulieren und an die “Kette zu legen”. Meist erschöpfen sich die Forderungen auf diesem Niveau. Die Details sind dann unb...
Kostenlawine stoppen: Warum die Energiewende Wettbewerb braucht NEW
INSM BLOG 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 34 Minutes ago
Ein wettbewerbsorientiertes Finanzierungsmodell würde den Ausbau der Erneuerbaren Energien in den kommenden acht Jahren um bis zu 52 Milliarden Euro günstiger machen. Das ist das Ergebnis einer Studie des Rheinisch-Westfälischen Instituts für Wir...
30 Mio. für Bayern Trikotwerbung von der Telekom NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Der bis Ende dieser Saison laufende Vertrag wurde damit vorzeitig verlängert. Statt geschätzter 25 Millionen Euro pro Saison sollen es jetzt (wiederum geschätzte) 30 Millionen sein. Das ist zwar 20-mal so viel wie Fürth bekommt (und auch etwa 2,5...
Justice (of a sort) for Peter Norman NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
The inspirational activist and former athlete John Carlos recently toured the UK, speaking at a number of meetings where his message of how sport can play a part in anti-racist struggle was, quite properly, very well received. John Carlos’s...
Alle skeptisch bei ManU, nur einer nicht: George Soros. NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
De legendäre Hedgefonds Manager hat sich auch nicht nur ein paar Aktien gesichert, sondern gleich 7,85%. Damit geht Soros auf die Gegenseite der Mehrheitsmeinung, denn ich bin ja bei weitem nicht der einzige, der vor Fußballaktien warnt (siehe Die...
Man U, a stake for Soros NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Hat-tip to Sam Jones — it’s a 7.85 per cent stake by George Soros.For every defeat to Everton…Also spotted in Monday evening SEC filings: Peter Thiel selling...
Shorting, shorting Man United NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 9 Hours ago
Dearie me – what an atrocious headline.Shares in Manchester United are down more than 6 per cent since its JOBS Act-abetted listing on the New York stock exchange less than a fortnight ago....
Rule 40 and the IOC: can a swimmer be in deep water? NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Michael Phelps for Vuitton No1 Record-breaking and recently retired swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals, is now apparently in trouble over an ad campaign for Louis Vuitton which may result in him...
Pass auf Primera Division, die Bundesliga kommt ... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Auf die desaströse wirtschaftliche Lage der meisten spanischen Fußballvereine (außer Real Madrid und vor allem dem FC Barcelona) habe ich schon einige Male hingewiesen. Vor allem auf den Aspekt, dass die Vereine ihre Sozialabgaben und Steuern einf...
JO Politik NEW
Telos 2 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Existe-t-il un lien entre la puissance économique et palmarès olympique? Assisterions-nous à une forme de multipolarité du sport au moment où nous voyons se mettre en place une multipolarité politique ?
"Olympian Economics" by Robert Skidelsky NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
As Olympic mania swept the world in recent weeks, it transported the host country, Great Britain, to a rare display of public exultation. Indeed, the successes of “Team GB” produced an upsurge of patriotic rejoicing akin to victory in war. Britai...
Münchner Richter warnt Fifa-Präsident Blatter: „Entweder er klärt auf oder er ist weg“ - Fußball - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Münchner Richter warnt Fifa-Präsident Blatter: „Entweder er klärt auf oder er ist weg“ - Fußball - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten: Starke Worte von Joachima Eckert, Vizechef der FIFA-Ethikkomission. Wenn man sich die Geschichte der Korruptionsauf...
Finanzblase Premier League NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 10 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Finanzblase Premier League : Auch in England ist nicht alles in Butter. Also in der Kombination von Fußball und Wirtschaftlichkeit. Zwar ist die Premier League (vor allem dank der hohen TV-Einnahmen) die stärkste der Welt. Aber ein nicht ganz gerin...
Olympic legacy – Reality or Rogue? NEW
MHP Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
It’s the week after it all ended, and the lack of sport on our television screens has cast a subdued mood over those who spent every minute of the Olympic Games cheering and yelling our British sports men and women on.    read more...
Take the Olympics for a spin NEW
youropa.org - beyond the headlines 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
In the wake of the Olympics, commentators jump on the bandwagon to speculate on what London 2012 meant for the European Union. But how serious do we have to take these attempts?  ...
EU attempt to impose federal identity 'pitiable' NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The European Union's attempt to jump on the Olympic bandwagon is pitiable and it should give up trying to impose a federal identity, writes Marina Yannakoudakis...
“Nightmare” Games? NEW
EuroSavant - Commentary on the European non-English-language pre 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Here at €S we greeted the oncoming prospect of the London 2012 Olympic Games with an examination of whether it really makes sense economically for a city to host them, which came to the daring conclusion: “It depends.” Now they are over...
Future of European Integration: Team EU at the Olympics? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Twitter account @EU_London2012 (now @EU_sports_team) was counting the gold medals for the EU. Of course, there was no Team EU at the Olympics, but I find it interesting. Questions: 1. Can you imagine the situation when the citizens of the EU from...
Remembering the 1948 London Olympics NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
As a successful 2012 Olympics winds to a close, it may be worthwhile remembering that London’s path to hosting the world’s most important sports event was not a smooth one.
Russia: The Ugly Side of Olympic Nationalism NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Olympic gold medal wins by Russian ethnic minorities have angered Russian nationalists.