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M.8480 PRAXAIR   / LINDE  

Notification on: 12.01.2018
Provisional deadline:
Commitments submitted in N/2 on 20.06.2018
Deadline extended by 10 working days under article 10(3)2 on 20.06.2018
Deadline suspension under Article 11(3) ended on 19.03.2018
Deadline suspended under Article 11(3) [date may differ from the Article 11(3) decision date] from 26.02.2018
Deadline extended by 10 working days under article 10(3)2 on 22.02.2018
Prior publication in Official Journal: C19 Of 19.01.2018
Concerns economic activity (NACE): C.20.11 - Manufacture of industrial gases
Regulation: Council Regulation 139/2004
Decision(s): 03.02.2020: Purchaser approval

19.12.2018: Purchaser approval
                  en published on 11.02.2019

22.10.2018: Purchaser approval
                  en published on 17.01.2019
                  en published on 17.01.2019

20.08.2018: Art. 8(2) with conditions & obligations
                  C196 Of 12.06.2019
                  Press Release: IP/18/5083
                  en published on 01.04.2019

20.06.2018: Art. 10(3)

31.05.2018: Art. 18 (Statement of Objections)

16.02.2018: Art. 6(1)(c)
                  C67 Of 22.02.2018
                  Press Release: IP/18/822

Relation with other case(s): M.9046
Other case related information(s): Trustee details:
    en (20.09.2018) published on 21.09.2018

Opinion of the Advisory Committee:
    en (06.08.2018) published on 01.04.2019

Final report of the Hearing Officer:
    en (07.08.2018) published on 01.04.2019
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