Correspondence (1)Documents from 23 March 1983 to 31 October 1988
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Mainly incoming correspondence file with Cabinet notes on various legal cases between Commission and international companies and states. Initiation of procedures by Sutherland to various companies for infringements and breaches in competition regulations.
Includes: Statement by Minister Ruding on competition in the insurance sector. Note to Sutherland on preliminary draft decision relating to proceedings under article 86 of the EEC Treaty – Magill TV Guide/ITP, BBC and RTE. Briefing note on the draft Commission directive on competition I the telecommunications services market. Letter from Sutherland to Adolfo Battaglia, Il Ministry dell’Industria del Commercio e dell’Artigianato, on the refinancing of Law, 399/87 and the draft of a new law on small and medium-sized companies. Confederation of Irish Industry Position papers on EC company law, EC competition and EC trade mark law. Background note for the debate on external aspects of 1992. Copy of letter sent to Delors from the Anti-Apartheid Movement on the European Commission’s relations with South Africa. Letter from E. Noël, President of the EUI inviting Sutherland to visit the Institute. Documents on cartel among producers of stainless steel flat products. Internal Cabinet note giving update on structural fund reform. Verbatim transcript of meeting between Delors and German Federal and Länder authorities, 19 May 1988 revealing state aid policy. Progress report on competition in telecommunications services produced by the DG for Competition.
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