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Friday 17 January, 2020

#Joaquin Almunia

# joaquin-almunia - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Here's what we know about the EU's claim that Ireland gave illegal State aid to Apple

They say that Apple was given an advantage over competitors.

# joaquin-almunia - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Is the EU going to investigate Ireland's tax deal with multinationals?

An announcement is expected tomorrow, but the European Commission is keeping quiet.

# joaquin-almunia - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Spanish football clubs may be investigated after a call from EU Ombudsman

Emily O’Reilly told the European Commission to make a decision on an investigation which alleges seven clubs including Barcelona and Real Madrid broke state aid rules.

# joaquin-almunia - Thursday 7 March, 2013

EU criticised over enforcement of Microsoft's promise of web browser choice

The EU has been criticised for failing to enforce a commitment made by Microsoft to offer users a choice of internet browser for which the US tech giant was fined €561 million yesterday.

# joaquin-almunia - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

VHI welcomes EU proposal to abolish its state guarantee VHI

VHI welcomes EU proposal to abolish its state guarantee

The proposal from the EU Commission said VHI’s state protection gave it an unfair advantage over its competitors.

# joaquin-almunia - Monday 21 May, 2012

Competition Commissioner says Google has questions to answer over antitrust inquiry

Joaquin Almunia has given the tech company “a matter of weeks” to propose remedies.

# joaquin-almunia - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Europe approves government aid for credit unions and BoI restructure

The European Commission approves the Irish government’s latest measures to support the ailing financial system.

# joaquin-almunia - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

European Commission begins investigation into EBS plan EBS

European Commission begins investigation into EBS plan

The European Commission begins its probe into the plans of the state-owned building society, which is up for sale.

# joaquin-almunia - Thursday 30 September, 2010

European Commission welcomes Anglo cost announcement

European competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia gives the thumbs-up to drawing a line under the banking costs.