State Aid Uncovered

Critical Analysis of Developments in State Aid 2018

 

State Aid Uncovered is now in its sixth volume, bringing analysis of themain developments in the field of State aid in 2018.Prof. Nicolaides identifies the major State aid judgments and Decisionsof the year, as well as new rules and legislation, critically analysing theirmost salient features. Among them are the perennial issue of distinguishing economic and non-economic activities, public authorities claiming to be acting as private investors, the evolution of the concept of selectivity, and (in)compatibiliy with the internal market.

 

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Transparency and Non-Discrimination Requirements for Online Platforms: Competition Law & Regulation

06.06.2019 | Brussels

Lexxion Brussels

During this symposium, leading experts from the European Commission, national competition authorities and regulators, industry, private practice and academia will discuss the pros and cons of regulatory and competition law intervention against online platforms favouring their own goods and services.

Interview with Werner Stengg, DG CONNECT

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EStALI Interactive Forum on EU State Aid Law (2019)

06.06.2019 - 07.06.2019 | Vienna

Vienna Lexxion EStALI

Day 1: Workshop | Day 2: Forum

The Interactive Forum offers a platform to discuss and exchange on current developments in EU State aid law. Expert panels and fictitious case studies with leading practitioners invite participants to get actively involved in the debates, exchange experiences and receive guidance on particular questions and cases. A great networking opportunity!

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Public Procurement from A to Z (2019)

04.09.2019 - 06.09.2019 | Rome

Our Summer Course will give you a comprehensive overview of the essential of public procurement and enhance your knowledge on Public Procurement Proceedings in Theory, applying public procurement rules in different sectors as well as covering topics such as fraud, corruption and collusive tendering.

Each day, the experts’ presentations will be enriched by working group exercises, best practices examples and interactive case studies.

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Study Visit – Programming and Implementation of Financial Instruments in Practice

04.09.2019 - 06.09.2019 | Warsaw - Poznan - Gdansk

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Our latest and most innovative format “Study-Visit” is designed to share expertise between bodies that manage EU funding. It combines intensive trainings with very practical on-the-spot project visits so you can see and analyse various projects co-financed from EU Funds .

We help managing authorities exchange knowledge, good practice and practical solutions to concrete problems thus improving their administrative capacity and ensuring better results for the EU investments.

With the study visit, FI stakeholders now have a new tool to share and explore information.

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Journals

09. May 2019

Ausgabe 1/2019 – Brexit und REACH, Korean-REACH und Zulassungsverfahren für Pflanzenschutzmittel

Widemann untersucht in ihrem einleitenden Aufsatz den Status „BREXIT und REACH“ auf Basis der aktuellen […]

06. May 2019

Issue 2/2019 – Outside the EU shell

On issue 2-2019 of the European Food and Feed Law Review, we take a look […]

12. Apr 2019

Issue 1/2019 – Implementation of a Globally Harmonized System, Biobased Chemicals and Developments in the US and South Korea

As always, the latest issue of ICRL features contributions from across the globe on the […]

12. Apr 2019

Issue 1/2019 – Affirming Existing Climate Solutions

With its track record of climate disruption and unabated emissions growth, 2018 might sow doubt […]

09. Apr 2019

Issue 1/2019 – Ethical Machine Learning, Human vs Artificial Intelligence and Game World Dynamics

Launched at the end of 2018, the first issue of Delphi set the stage for […]

09. Apr 2019

Issue 1/2019 – Special Issue on Monitoring and Indicators

Monitoring the progress of ESIF programmes is a perennially challenging task for managing authorities. The […]

04. Apr 2019

Issue 1/2019 – AI and Pharma: What are the legal Challenges?

As in previous issues of EPLR, Issue 1/2019 tracks the latest legal and regulatory developments […]

02. Apr 2019

Issue 1/2019 – State Aid Case Law in Evidence

The European State Aid Law Quarterly enters 2019 with fresh insights on the field and […]

02. Apr 2019

Ausgabe 2/2019

Die Europäische Kommission verfolgt in ihrem 7. Umweltprogramm u.a. wesentliche Ziele beim Umgang mit Stoffen […]

02. Apr 2019

Ausgabe 1/2019 – Emissionshandel in der 4. Handelsperiode

Im Rahmen der Novellierung der Abfallrahmenrichtlinie wurde der Begriff des Siedlungsabfalls erstmals legaldefiniert, wodurch Klärschlamm […]

02. Apr 2019

Ausgabe 1/2019 – Wasserwirtschaftliche Planung im 3. Bewirtschaftungszyklus

Es ist mittlerweile hinlänglich bekannt, dass der von der WRRL geforderte gute Gewässerzustand in vielen […]

20. Mar 2019

Ausgabe 1/2019 – 20 Jahre Aarhus-Konvention

Anlässlich des 20-jährigen Jubiläums des Abschlusses der Aarhus-Konvention am 25. Juni 1998 betrifft der Schwerpunktteil […]

19. Mar 2019

Issue 1/2019 – Hub and spoke cartels, roaming charges and the Energy Community

Issue 1/2019 of the European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) offers the classic ‘CoRe […]

05. Mar 2019

Issue 1/2019 – Eventful Start of 2019 for Data Protection Law in Europe and Beyond

The world of data protection law is buzzing with activity as the reader of the […]

28. Feb 2019

Issue 1/2019 – Risk, Civil Society and Innovation in Public Procurement

The European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review greets 2019 with its first issue, […]

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21.05.2019 - 22.05.2019 | Gent
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23.05.2019 - 24.05.2019 | Stockholm
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23.05.2019 - 24.05.2019 | Rome
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European Public Procurement law aims to ensure that the activities of the State, when entering into contracts relating to the purchase of goods and services, adhere to economic principles and do not distort competition. This two day workshop is designed to provide you with the essentials to of public procurement...
05.06.2019 | Düsseldorf
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Düsseldorfer Abfallrechtstag 2019

Namhafte Experten auf dem Gebiet des deutschen und europäischen Abfallrechts stellen in fachlich fundierten Vorträgen die zentralen Fragestellungen des Rechtsgebietes vor. Sie beleuchten die neuesten Entwicklungen, berichten über ihre Erfahrungen und zeigen mögliche Handlungs- und Lösungswege auf. In zahlreichen Diskussionsrunden besteht darüber hinaus die Möglichkeit, eigene Fragen einzubringen und zusammen...
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06.06.2019 - 07.06.2019 | Vienna
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State Aid for R&D&I Projects

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19.06.2019 - 21.06.2019 | Como
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Lexxion’s three-day advanced Summer Course on Financial Instruments (FIs) offers the perfect opportunity to meet and discuss the current challenges for set-up and implementation of financial instruments. Participate in in-depth presentations and exchange good practices.
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Public Procurement & PPP Law

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27.06.2019 - 28.06.2019 | Tallinn, Estonia
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27.06.2019 - 28.06.2019 | Brussels
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The EU environmental and energy aid guidelines have been fundamentally revised and extended. In the programming period 2014-2020 the focus is more than ever on investments in sustainable energy in order to achieve the EU2020 targets. That is not only the shift towards a low-carbon economy in all sectors. But...
02.07.2019 - 03.07.2019 | Amsterdam
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Summer Master Class – “State Aid Uncovered” with Prof. Dr. Phedon Nicolaides (2019)

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04.09.2019 - 06.09.2019 | Rome
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19.09.2019 - 20.09.2019 | Rome
Rome Lexxion Master Class Financial Instruments
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Master Class: Financial Instruments

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23.09.2019 - 24.09.2019 | Venice
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Intensive Training for Beginners The training covers all topics that you need for the start in the State aid field. Our experts will give you an overview on: Structure of the system of State aid control and obligations of all parties involved Concept of State aid and its application in...
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26.09.2019 - 27.09.2019 | Frankfurt am Main
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26.09.2019 - 27.09.2019 | Venice
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16.10.2019 - 18.10.2019 | Venice
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24.10.2019 - 25.10.2019 | Brussels
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28.10.2019 - 30.10.2019 | Venice
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Indicators, Monitoring and Evaluation in ESIF Programme and Project Management

During this interactive workshop you will learn in practice which indicators exist, how to use them, what are the monitoring requirements and systems, which evaluation approaches exist and how to implement them. You will also learn how to procure evaluation services and how to check the results. Finally you will...
05.11.2019 - 06.11.2019 | Brussels
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State Aid for Tax Measures (2019)

2-day intensive training on the concept of State aid for tax measures, regulations applicable for the fiscal sector and relevant case law. State aid in the form of tax measures and exemptions differs from classical subsidies-based aid. In the absence of explicit State aid regulation for fiscal measures, general State...
07.11.2019 - 08.11.2019 | Milano
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14.11.2019 - 15.11.2019 | Milano
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Essentials of Public Procurement (2019)

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21.11.2019 - 22.11.2019 | Barcelona
Barcelona Lexxion Simplified Cost Options
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Control and Audit of ESI Funds

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21.11.2019 - 22.11.2019 | Nice
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Technical Assistance: How to Prepare for the Upcoming Period

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25.11.2019 - 26.11.2019 | Venice
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ESI Funds: First Level Control & Verifications (2019)

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28.11.2019 - 29.11.2019 | Brussels
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EStALI Autumn Conference 2019

The Autumn Conference offers a platform to discuss and exchange on current developments in EU State aid law. Expert panels and fictitious case studies with leading practitioners invite participants to get actively involved in the debates, exchange experiences and receive guidance on particular questions and cases. A great networking opportunity!
28.11.2019 - 29.11.2019 | Budapest
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Essentials of e-Procurement

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02.12.2019 - 03.12.2019 | Venice
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02.12.2019 - 03.12.2019 | Paris
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Winter Master Class – Public Procurement and Public Private Partnership Law (2019)

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03.12.2019 - 04.12.2019 | Vienna
Vienna Lexxion Essentials Financial Instruments
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Two-day training covering all the topics you need for starting your work in the field of Financial Instruments, giving you a comprehensive overview on the legal basics and best practice of implementing and managing Financial Instruments.
04.12.2019 - 06.12.2019 | Vienna
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Migration and Security Funds: How to Effectively Manage, Control and Audit AMIF & ISF in 2014 – 2020 and Beyond

During this Winter Course you will exchange practical experiences on management verifications and audits of AMIF and ISF. You will learn how to comply with Public Procurement regulations, how to ensure appropriate record-keeping audit trail under conditions of security aspects and how to detect and manage errors, irregularities and fraud...
09.12.2019 - 10.12.2019 | Paris
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Winter Master Class – “State Aid Uncovered” with Prof. Dr. Phedon Nicolaides (2019)

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