Geraldine Emberger

European Commission - DG TRADE (Brussels)
Trade Affairs manager

Geraldine Emberger studied Law (specialisation: EC Law and Public International Law) at the University of Vienna, at the Hague Academy of International Law in the Netherlands as well as in Salzburg and Washington. She started her professional career at the European Commission. After some years at the Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Austria, where she was working at the Department for International Law and the EU Affairs Department, she returned in 1998 to the European Commission in Brussels. She is currently working at DG trade, in Dir E — Neighbouring countries, USA and Canada Trade and Economy

Linked authors

DG ENER (Brussels)
Capgemini (Washington)
European Commission - DG TRADE (Brussels)
DG COMP (Brussels)

Articles

4352 Bulletin

François-Xavier Rouxel, Geraldine Emberger, Oliver Koch The European Commission welcomes German manufacturer of bearings to withdraw its acquisition of French bearings maker (SNFA/INA/AIG)

207

"Merger control: Main developments 1 January to 30 April 2004 INA/AIG/SNFA"* The proposed acquisition of the French precision bearing manufacturer SNFA by Europe’s leading bearing producer INA, jointly with the insurance group AIG, is an illustrative example for the impact of competition (...)

Geraldine Emberger, Tiina Pitkänen The EU Commission approves a joint venture between British and US telecommunications operators after examining possible coordinated effects (British Telecom / AT&T)

181

"Mergers: Recent developments and important decisions"* In BT/AT&T the Commission investigated possible coordination effects of the proposed joint venture between British telecom and the US company AT&T. BT is currently the fifth biggest telecommunications operator. Its principal (...)

Geraldine Emberger, Tiina Pitkänen The EU Commission revokes its decision to clear a merger in the pharmaceutical sector because the clearance was based on incorrect information (Sanofi / Synthélabo)

160

"Mergers: Recent developments and important decisions"* Pursuant to Article 6(3)(a) of the EC Merger Regulation, the European Commission revoked its decision of 15 March 1999, which cleared the merger of Sanofi, controlled by the Elf-Aquitaine group and Synthélabo, controlled by the L’Oréal (...)

Geraldine Emberger, Tiina Pitkänen The European Commission opens an in-depth investigation on the proposed alliance between the Rotterdam Port Authority and two container terminal operators (Hutchison and ECT)

307

"Mergers: Recent developments and important decisions"* The Commission opened an in-depth investigation on the proposed alliance between the Rotterdam Port Authorityand the container terminal operators Hutchisonand ECT. The container terminals at the deepsea ports of Felixstowe and Thamesport (...)

Geraldine Emberger, Tiina Pitkänen The EU Commission rejects the UK authorities’ request for referral of the assessment of a merger in the electricity sector (EDF / London Electricity)

213

"Mergers: Recent developments and important decisions"* In London Electricity/Electricité de France (EdF) the United Kingdom authorities both requested a referral under Article 9(4) and in parallel invoked Article 21(3) of the Merger Regulation, (the latter is based on the necessity to protect (...)

Geraldine Emberger, John Kemp The EU Commission clears a merger between two leading audit and accounting companies addressing the issue of possible collective dominance (Price Waterhouse / Coopers & Lybrand)

265

"Mergers : Recent Developments and Important Decisions"* In Price Waterhouse/Coopers & Lybrand, cleared on 20 May, the Commission examined the possibility that the proposed merger would create collective – oligopolistic or duopolistic - dominance, as well as the more usual concern over (...)

Geraldine Emberger, John Kemp The European Commission approves the creation of a joint venture between producers of both steel and plastic strapping (Thyssen Krupp Stahl/ITW Signode/Titan)

98

"Mergers Recent important decisions" On 5 May 1998 the Commission approved an operation creating a joint venture between Thyssen Krupp Stahl and ITW Signode The joint venture will produce both steel and plastic strapping in Germany for sale in Western Europe and the rest of the world. The (...)

Geraldine Emberger, John Kemp The European Commission decides to partially refers to the Italian Competition Authority an acquisition in the retail industry (Promodes/S21/Grupo GS)

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"Mergers Recent important decisions" On 10 March 1998 the Commission decided to refer partially to the competent Italian authorities («Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato« ) the examination of the acquisition by the French retailing group Promodès of joint control with Schemaventuno(a (...)

Geraldine Emberger, John Kemp The European Commission approves a merger between two Swiss based companies active in private and corporate banking and in the financial services business (Schweizerische Bankgesellschaft/Schweizerische Bankverein)

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"Mergers Recent important decisions" On 4 February, 1998 the undertakings Schweizerische Bankgesellschaft (SBG) and Schweizerischer Bankverein (SBV), two Swiss based companies active in private and corporate banking and in the financial services business world wide, notified their proposal to (...)

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