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  1. Legal news
    04 January 2021
    Brexit: electricity arrangements
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/brexit-electricity-arrangements

    Trade and cooperation agreement between the EEA and the UK.

  2. Legal news
    16 November 2020
    The CNMC investigates a potential abuse of dominant position in the Spanish natural gas market
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/spain/the-cnmc-investigates-a-potential-abuse-of-dominant-position-in-the-spanish-natural-gas-market

    Same as in many other countries, the gas sector is crucial in Spain given its strategic importance and its necessary use for many industrial and consumer applications. The Spanish Competition Authority ("CNMC") has ...

  3. Legal news
    14 July 2020
    The EU Court of Justice provides guidance for the antitrust assessment of "pay-for-delay" agreements in the pharmaceutical sector.
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/the-eu-court-of-justice-provides-guidance-for-the-antitrust

    The Court of Justice provided guidance for the antitrust assessment of agreements between competitors in the pharmaceutical sector. The Court's judgment is relevant because it addresses fundamental issues that have been ...

  4. Legal news
    17 November 2020
    European industrial policy vs. European competition law: state of play 18 months after the Siemens-Alstom decision
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/european-industrial-policy-vs-european-competition-law-state

    The European Commission's decision to block the Siemens-Alstom mega-merger in February 2019 provoked the anger of the French and German governments that had backed the deal. Eighteen months after this decision and an ...

  5. Legal news
    15 December 2020
    Outlook: Sustainability and competition law in 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/sustainability-and-competition-law-in-202

    Competition law is (sometimes) perceived to be a barrier for cooperation and progress towards a more sustainable economy. This outlook 2021 explores the current available leeway under competition law for sustainability ...

  6. Legal news
    14 September 2021
    The highest amount of the NextGenerationEU funds is coming Rome! How is Italy planning to use its trophy?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/italy/the-highest-amount-of-the-nextgenerationeu-funds-is-coming-rome

    Among the European Union (“EU”) Member States, Italy is by far the largest beneficiary of the NextGenerationEU (“NGEU”) package, which, with its 750 billion euros funds, constitutes the largest stimulus package ever ...

  7. Legal news
    14 September 2021
    German Recovery and Resilience Plan – An exemplary role in Europe?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/germany/german-recovery-and-resilience-plan--an-exemplary-role-in-europe

    The NextGenerationEU programme which was established by the European Union to support Europe's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic also took concrete shape in Germany. The 25.6 billion euros in grants awarded to Germany ...

  8. Legal news
    29 September 2020
    Amendments to the EU vehicle type approval system and the exemption procedure for EU approval of new autonomous vehicle technology
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/amendments-to-the-eu-vehicle-type-approval-system-and-the-exemption-procedure-for-eu-approval

    Under the Whole Vehicle Type-Approval System ("WVTA"), a manufacturer can obtain certification for a vehicle type in one EU Member State and market it EU-wide without further tests. The certification is issued by a ...

  9. Legal news
    09 September 2021
    NextGenerationEU funds and National Recovery and Resilience Plans
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/nextgenerationeu-funds-and-national-recovery-and-resilience-plans

    The European Commission has launched its largest package of economic stimulus measures in order to speed up the recovery of EU economies damaged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, recipient companies must be ...

  10. Legal news
    17 May 2021
    ECN+ Directive (finally) transposed into Spanish law
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/spain/ecn-directive-finally-transposed-into-spanish-law

    On 29 April 2021, the Spanish Royal Decree-Law 7/2021 entered into force, modifying the Spanish Competition Act (“LDC”) due to the transposition of the Directive 2019/1 – known as the “ECN+ Directive” – which aims to ...