EDF headquarters raided before Hinkley decision

French authorities have raided energy company EDF’s headquarters in France. Investigators from the Financial Markets Authority (AMF), an independent regulator, visited the offices last Thursday as part of a probe into EDF’s disclosure of information to the market. An EDF spokesperson confirmed the raid took place last week but didn’t make any further comment. The […]

EU regulators raid bioethanol firms

EU antitrust regulators have raided a number of bioethanol companies over alleged price-fixing concerns. The European Commission today announced it undertook “unannounced inspections” last month over concerns they may have violated EU antitrust rules “that prohibit cartels and restrictive business practices”. The products concerned are bioethanol used as a biofuel additive in the production of […]