DG REGIO (Brussels)

Yvonne Simon

DG REGIO (Brussels)
Legal officer

Graduated from the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University in Bonn (Germany), and after a LLM in King’s College of London (UK), Yvonne Simon has first worked as a lawyer in competition law, she has then started to work for the European Commission in 2003, first as a case officer for the DG Competition, and today as a legal officer for the DG regional and urban policy.

Auteurs associés

European Commission (Brussels)
DG COMP (Brussels)
Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (Copenhagen)
DG ENER (Brussels)
European Commission (Brussels)


2466 Bulletin

Adrian Lübbert, Carl-Christian Buhr, Robert Thomas, Sabine Crome, Vera Pozzato, Yvonne Simon The EU Commission unconditionally clears a merger between two US software companies (Oracle / Sun Microsystems)


Oracle/Sun Microsystems : The challenge of reviewing a merger involving open source software* I. Introduction On 21 January 2010 the Commission unconditionally cleared the planned takeover of Sun Microsystems (‘Sun‘), a software and hardware vendor, by Oracle Corporation (‘Oracle‘), one of the (...)

Emmanuel Terrasse, Michael König, Sandra Kijewski, Yvonne Simon The European Commission conditionally approves a merger in the Austrian markets for daily consumer (Rewe goods, Adeg)


"Rewe goods /Adeg - Food for thought - Austrian markets for daily consumer"* I. Introduction The Rewe/Adegmerger case concerned the Austrian markets for the retail sale of daily consumer goods and the respective procurement markets. It raised a number of interesting legal and economic issues. (...)

Annette Sölter, Elke Graeper, Martha Cambas, Stefan Moser, Yvonne Simon The EU Commission orders Germany to recover more than €3 billion and interest from public banks (Landesbanken capital transferts)


"German Landesbanken : Recovery of more than €3 billion, plus interest, from WestLB and six other public banks"* On 20 October 2004, the European Commission concluded its long-standing investigation of the transfer of public assets, in the 1990s, to seven German public banks (Landesbanken) by (...)

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