Caroline Tixier

European Commission
Case handler

Caroline Tixier is a case handler at the European Commission (DG COMP). She is a graduate from the College of Europe (LLM of European law), Dauphine University and Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. She was previously working as a lawyer at Hogan Lovells Brussels and as a trainee at the DG COMP as well as at the Linklaters Paris office. She specialises in EU competition law, with a focus on merger control.

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Sheppard Mullin (Brussels)

Articles

356 Review

Caroline Tixier, Jacques Derenne New aid : The Court of Justice of the European Union considers that the State guarantee granted exclusively to credit institutions for housing aid granted prior to the accession of a Member State to the European Union to certain categories of household constitutes a new ‘State aid’ (OTP Bank)

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CJUE, 19 mars 2015, OTP Bank, aff. C-672/13, ECLI:EU:C:2015:185 Le contexte Un décret de l’État hongrois de 2001 réglementait les aides destinées à favoriser l’accès au logement de certaines catégories de ménage et prévoyait qu’il appartenait de façon exclusive aux établissements de crédit d’accorder et (...)

Caroline Tixier, Jacques Derenne Guarantee - Calculation : The General Court of the European Union rejects the method used by the Commission to calculate the aid element in a guarantee (Pollmeier Massivholz)

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Trib. UE, 17 mars 2015, Pollmeier Massivholz c/ Commission, aff. T-89/09, ECLI:EU:T:2015:153 Le contexte de l’affaire La requérante Pollmeier est une société allemande active dans le secteur de la scierie de feuillus proche du Land de Hesse (Allemagne). En 2007, elle dépose une plainte auprès de (...)

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