Karl is Director in charge of State aid - General Scrutiny and Enforcement (Dir H) at the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission.
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The rescue and restructuring of Hypo Real estate* 1. Introduction In this article, we briefly describe the case of State aid for Hypo Real Estate (HRE). HRE is a German banking group that got into difficulties in 2008 and was subsequently rescued and nationalised by Germany. In July (...)
"State guarantees to German public banks: a new step in the enforcement of State aid discipline to financial services in the Community"* By letter of 11 April 2002, the German government accepted the amendment of 27 March 2002 of the Commission’s proposal for appropriate measures as regards (...)
"Germany – Further developments on State guarantees for German public banks – The German Government accepted the ‘appropriate measures’ proposed by the Commission"* The German Government accepted on 18 July 2001 the formal recommendation adopted by the European Commission on 8 May 2001, (...)
"Germany — Recent developments on State guarantees for German public banks"* After intensification in the recent months of the contacts with the German Government, the European Commission adopted on 8 May 2001 a formal recommendation, proposing to the German Government so-called ‘appropriate (...)
"Commission proposes change to Transparency Directive"* The Commission has accepted on 30 March 1999 a draft amendment to the so-called Transparency Directive 80/723/CEE. This Directive in its present form allows the Commission to investigate into the financial relations between Member (...)