Marta Gutkowska

DG COMP (Brussels)

Marta Gutkowska works as Case Handler at European Commission, DG COMP (Directorate General for Competition).

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Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The European Commission approves the UK homeowners mortgage support scheme to help households affected by the financial downturn

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 21 April 2009, the Commission approved the UK Homeowners Mortgage Support Scheme to help households affected by the financial downturn. The scheme aims to reduce the level of home repossessions likely to occur as a result (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The European Commission authorises under the temporary framework a measure adopted by Luxembourg to limit the adverse impact of the current financial crisis on export firms (Short term export credit insurance scheme)

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* The Commission authorised on 20 April 2009 under the Temporary Framework a measure adopted by Luxembourg to limit the adverse impact of the current financial crisis on export firms. Under the notified scheme, the export-credit (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The UK Government notifies the European Commission its intention to set up a scheme to alleviate the funding constraints that banks are facing (Asset-Backed Securities Guarantee Scheme)

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 17 April 2009, the UK notified its intention to set up another scheme to alleviate the funding constraints that banks are currently facing. By guaranteeing AAA rated residential mortgage-backed securities (‘RMBS’), the UK (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The European Commission decides that four State aid measures granted in favour of the UK postal incumbent are in line with EU State aid rules (Royal Mail)

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 8 April 2009, the Commission decided that four State aid measures granted in favour of the UK postal incumbent Royal Mail between 2001 and 2007 were in line with EU State aid rules. Since none of the measures had been (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The European Commission temporary approves the illiquid asset back-up facility provided by the Dutch State to a financial group (ING Group)

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 31 March 2009, the Commission approved for 6 months the illiquid asset back-up facility provided by the Dutch State to the financial group ING, while at the same time initiating the formal investigation procedure laid down (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The European Commission authorises € 800 M of public funding for a comprehensive support programme aimed at the Spanish textile and clothing sector

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 24 March 2009, the Commission authorised €800 million of public funding for a comprehensive support programme aimed at the Spanish textile and clothing sector. The programme comprises measures to promote technical research, (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The European Commission adopts a Communication on impaired assets, providing guidance to Member States on how to handle asset relief measures

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* In addition to the specific banking communications it has already issued, the Commission adopted on 25 February 2009 a Communication on ‘Impaired assets’. This Communication provides guidance to Member States on how to handle (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The European Commission endorses € 56 M of regional investment aid to a German company for the production of thin-film solar modules in Saxony (Sunfilm)

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 11 February 2009, the Commission endorsed €56 million of regional investment aid to Sunfilm for the production of thin-film solar modules in Saxony, Germany. Sunfilm AG is a newly founded company which is setting up a plant (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The European Commission finds aid granted to UK incumbent telecommunications operator to be partially unlawful and orders its recovery (British Telecom)

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 11 February 2009, the Commission found aid granted to BT to be partially unlawful and ordered recovery. The Commission concluded that a UK Crown guarantee covering the pension liabilities of British Telecom plc on the EU (...)

Koen Van de Casteele, Marta Gutkowska, Sophie Leviel The Irish authorities notify the European Commission of their intention to recapitalise national Bank with € 1.5 billion (Anglo Irish Bank)

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"State aid: main developments between 1 January and 30 April 2009"* On 19 December 2008, the Irish authorities informed the Commission of their intention to recapitalise Anglo Irish Bank with €1.5 billion. On 8 January 2009, the Irish authorities formally notified this measure. Due to the (...)

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