Madeleine Tilmans

DG COMP (Brussels)
Case officer

Madeleine Tilmans is Case Officer at DG COMP (European Commission).

Articles

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Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission decides not to object to an infrastructure development scheme notified by the UK authorities, under which the State, acting through a real estate company, will buy land, develop it for commercial use and then sell or lease it at market price (Welsh Development Agency)

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"Main developments between 1st October and 31st December 2000"* On 6 December 2000 the Commission decided not to object to an infrastructure development scheme, under which the State, acting through the Welsh Development Agency, will buy land, develop it for commercial use and then sell or (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission initiates the procedure laid down in art. 88(2) of the EC Treaty with regard to the regional venture capital funds proposed by the UK authorities

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"Main developments between 1st October and 31st December 2000"* On 18 October 2000 the Commission decided to initiate the procedure laid down in Article 88(2) EC with regard to the Regional Venture Capital Funds proposed by the UK authorities. These funds are intended to fill a gap in the (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission decides not to raise objections against two business property development schemes to be operated by a full service commercial real estate company in the UK (Welsh Development Agency)

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"Main developments between 1st October and 31st December 2000"* On 4 October 2000 the Commission decided not to raise objections against two business property development schemes to be operated by the Welsh Development Agency. The rationale of the schemes is that market prices are too low to (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission opens the procedure under art. 88 (2) of the EC Treaty concerning Italian fiscal measures to banks and banking foundations over concerns that the measures may constitute unlawful State aid

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"Main developments between 1st October and 31st December 2000"* On 4 october 2000, the European Commission decided to open the Article 88 (2) procedure into Italian fiscal measures to banks and banking foundations over concerns that the measures, de signed to facilitate mergers in and the (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission authorizes aid for private investors participating in the creation of the high technology fund encouraging risk capital investments for early stage enterprises in high technology sectors in the UK

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"United Kigdom – The Commission authorizes aid for private investors participating in the creation of the High Technology Fund which is aimed at encourage risk capital investments for early stage enterprises in high technology sectors"* On 12 July, the European Commission authorised the (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission approves tax incentives granted by the Irish government and opens in the same decision a 88.2 EC procedure (Building owners in the Customs House Docks Area)

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"Ireland - The Commission approves tax incentives for building owners in the Customs House Docks Area (CDHA), on the basis of the 1998 Finance Act, but opens the 88.2 EC procedure as regards tax incentives for building owners and for tenants on the basis of the 1994 and 1995 Finance Acts and of (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission approves restructuring aid granted by the German government in favor of heavy machinery manufacturer (SKET Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, Saxony-Anhalt)

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"Germany – Commission approves restructuring aid to SKET Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, Saxony-Anhalt"* By decision of 21 July 1999, the European Commission decided to approve restructuring aid in the amount of DM 57,800,000 (some 29.5 million EURO) to SKET Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission opens a 88 § 2 procedure into aid in favor of the producers of energy from renewable sources resulting of the impact of a new electricity tax in Germany (Stromeinspeisungsgesetz)

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"Germany - Commission opens the 88 § 2 procedure into aid in favour of the producers of energy from renewable sources resulting of the impact of a new electricity tax on Grid Feed-In Law (Stromeinspeisungsgesetz)"* On 20 July 1999, the Commission decided to initiate a state aid investigation (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission approves aid granted by the Netherlands in favor of a long-term research programme conducted by an oil and chemicals company (Shell Chemicals)

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"The Netherlands – Commission approved aid to a long-term research programme at Shell Chemicals"* In July 1999, the European Commission has approved aid up to 11.3 million Euro (NLG 25m) to stimulate a long-term research programme at Shell Chemicals BV expected to cost up to 30 million Euro (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission authorizes, subject to certain conditions, aid granted by the German government in favor of chemicals companies (Dow/Buna SOW Leuna Olefinverbund)

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"Germany - Commission, subject to certain conditions, decides to confirm its decision of May 1996 to authorize aid in favour of Dow/Buna SOW Leuna Olefinverbund GmbH (BSL)"* On 26 May 1999, the Commission decided to close the Article 88(2) proceeding, reopened on 10 December 1997, and to raise (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission approves the first notification under the multisectoral framework on regional aid for large investment projects concerning an aid granted by the Spanish government to a manufacturer of mineral wool (Rockwool Penisular)

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"Spain. - The Commission approves the first notification under the Multisectoral framework on regional aid for large investment projects, i.e. an aid to the manufacturer of mineral wool Rockwool Penisular S.A"* Introduction One of the main objectives of the new approach under the (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission closes investigation proceedings and limits the aid granted by the Dutch government in favor of the establishment of a process-integrated gas turbine (Nerefco-refinery)

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"The Netherlands. – The Commission closed investigation proceedings and limited the aid for the Process-integrated Gas Turbine at the Nerefco-refinery"* On March 30th 1999, the European Commission decided to close the investigation proceedings with regard to the Dutch proposal to grant aid to (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission authorizes two measures proposed by the Swedish government in favor of professional training and employment, considering that such measures do not constitute state aid

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"Sweden - Measures in favour of employment and in favour of training"* On December 16, the Commission has authorised two measures proposed by the Swedish government in favour of professional training and employment, considering that such measures do not constitute state aid. The aim of the (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission approves the Dutch government’s proposal to give R&D aid for a collaboration project involving R&D on a new generation of production equipment for 300mm wafers with very small feature sizes (ASML, ASMI, Philips, project Medea T601/Atlas)

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"The Netherlands. The Commission approved collaborative research and development aid to ASML, ASMI and Philips for the project Medea T601 (Eureka 1535)/Atlas"* On 29 July, the Commission has approved the Dutch government’s proposal to give research and development aid for a collaboration (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission closes an art. 93(2) proceedings concerning a State aid granted by the Spanish government in favor of a producer of porcelain, tableware and ornamental ceramics (Comepor, ex. Ponsal)

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"Espagne – Clôture de la procédure ouverte à l’égard des aides en faveur de la société Porcelanas del Norte S.A.L. (PONSAL), devenue Comercial Europa de Porcelanas S.A.L (Comepor)"* On 14 July, the Commission decided to close by a partial negative Decision. the Article 93(2) proceeding against aid (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission opens an art. 93 (2) proceeding concerning a Dutch aid proposal to support the construction of a process integrated gas turbine (NEREFCO refinery)

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"The Netherlands. The Commission decided to open the 93 (2) proceedings with regard to the Dutch aid proposal: ‘Process Integrated Gas Turbine at the NEREFCO refinery’"* The Commission has decided to investigate the proposal of the Dutch government to give aid of about ECU 6,7 million to support (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission decides to open art. 93(2) proceedings concerning a State guarantee covering 50% of a loan of 50 million ECU which is envisaged to be awarded by the regional Flemish authorities to a joint venture in the telecommunications industry (Hermes Europe Railtel)

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"BELGIQUE. La Commision décide l’ouverture de la procédure de l’article 93 §2 du traité CE en vue d’examiner la compatibilité avec le marché commun de l’octroi par les autorités régionales flamandes d’une garantie de crédit en faveur de la société de télécommunications Hermes Europe Railtel N.V."* On 7 (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission opens a procedure under art. 93(2) concerning the proposal of an aid granted by the Austrian government for the development of a ’mill information and control system’ relating specifically to the construction of a new paper machine (KNP Leykam)

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"AUTRICHE. La Commission a décidé d’ouvrir la procédure au titre de l’article 93 §2 du traité CE à l’égard d’une aide prévue en faveur de KNP Leykam au titre de la R&D"* On 25 March 1998, the Commission decided to open a procedure with respect to the Austrian government’s proposal to give aid of ECU (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission opens a procedure under art. 93(2) concerning a State aid granted by Germany for the R&D projects of a micro-electronics components manufacturer (SICAN)

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"ALLEMAGNE. La Commission ouvre la procédure au titre de l’article 93 §2 du traité CE à l’égard des aides qui ont été octroyées au titre de la R&D au groupe SICAN et à ses associés"* On 11 March 1998, the Commission decided to open a procedure with respect to aid given to SICAN-group. SICAN group, (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission and the Portuguese government reach an agreement on the repayment of training aid to a joint venture in the automobile industry, that exceeded the applicable ceiling (AutoEuropa/Ford/Volkswagen)

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"PORTUGAL. Aides à la formation. Clôture du dossier"* The European Commission and the Portuguese Government have reached agreement on the repayment of training aid to AutoEuropa, a Ford/Volkswagen joint venture, that exceeded the applicable ceiling. The Commission has therefore decided to close (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission opens an art. 93(2) proceeding concerning an aid granted by the Spanish government in favor of electronics component manufacturer (Daewoo Electronics Manufacturing Espana)

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"Espagne – La Commission décide une extension de la procédure ouverte au titre de l’article 93 § 2 du traité CE à l’égard des aides octroyées à l’entreprise Daewoo Electroctronics Manufacturing España S.A. (“DEMESA”)"* Following the submission of several complaints in 1996 from the European Committee of (...)

Madeleine Tilmans The European Commission closes proceedings under art. 93(2) concerning an aid granted by Germany to a non profit oriented company (Gemeinnützige Abfallverwertung)

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"GERMANY. Aid to Gemeinnützige Abfallverwertung GmbH (GAV)" The Commission has decided to close the Article 93(2) proceedings against aid which was awarded to Gemeinnützige Abfallverwertung GmbH (GAV) in Aachen. GAV, a non - profit oriented enterprise owned by Sozialwerk Aachener Christen e.V, (...)