CASE COMMENT : ENERGY - REGULATION - ELECTRICITY - FOREIGN TAKE-OVERS - CONTROL

Electricity: The ECJ rules on legal mecanisms aiming at controlling foreign takeovers of national undertakings (Spain)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. ECJ, 17 July 2008, Commission v. Spain, case C-207/07 For the past fifteen years or so, we have been witnessing strange manifestations of national schizophrenia in the energy sector (and the extension to other fields seems to be a fact...). In Brussels, the governments are fully liberal, and their attachment to competition is such that it takes place first among themselves, to find out who will be the promoter of the measures most favourable to the creation of a large energy market, the only "real" source of security and prosperity for consumers. Back home, they are becoming supporters of a national industrial policy led

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Thierry Tuot, Electricity: The ECJ rules on legal mecanisms aiming at controlling foreign takeovers of national undertakings (Spain), 17 July 2008, Concurrences N° 4-2008, Art. N° 22295, www.concurrences.com

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