João Vareda

DG COMP (Brussels)
Case handler

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

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DG COMP (Brussels)
European Space Agency - ESA (Frankfurt)
Spanish Copyright Board (Madrid)
DG COMP (Brussels)
DG COMP (Brussels)


278 Bulletin

Daniel Coublucq, João Vareda, Laura Seritti The EU Commission clears a global energy leader’s biggest industrial acquisition of third largest competitor, subject to divesting part of the gas business to fifth largest competitor, and other remedies (General Electric / Alstom)


General Electric / Alstom: our heavy duty* In a nutshell: The GE/Alstom merger raised concerns in relation to the supply of Heavy Duty Gas Turbines, which are expected to play an important role in the coming decades in the European energy mix. The case is interesting amongst other factors (...)

Esther Torrente Heras, Hélène Juramy, João Vareda, Maria Belén Planas Martínez The EU Commission imposes several commitments to alleviate vertical competition concerns in the space industry (Airbus / Safran)


"Airbus /Safran /JV: Launching competition into space"* In a nutshell : In the Airbus /Safran/JV case, the Commission looked at the space industry. Several commitments were imposed to alleviate foreclosure concerns of competitors. One of the vertical concerns identified required the (...)

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