Spain Misses E.C. Deadline On E.On, Endesa Conditions

Law360, New York (October 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Although the Spanish government has missed the deadline to respond to the European Commission’s concerns about conditions imposed by the government in the mergers of energy companies E.On and Endesa, Spain’s industry minister has assured regulators that they will have the country’s response within days.

The E.C.’s competition authority gave the agency until Wednesday at midnight to respond to a letter outlining problems with conditions mandated by the Spanish competition regulator CNE in the merger of the two companies.

The government missed the deadline, but Industry...
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