31. Jan 2023

EPPPL 4/2022 – PPPs Still Have Important Role

Issue 4/2022 of the European Procurement & Public Private Partnerships Law Review (EPPPL) is now […]

04. Jan 2023

EStAL 4/2022 – The EU Courts Have an Active Year

Issue 4/2022 of the European State Aid Law Quarterly (EStAL) is now available! In the […]

04. Jan 2023

CoRe 4/2022 – Regulating Digital Markets

Issue 4/2022 of the European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) has been published! Read […]

20. Dec 2022

StoffR 4/2022 jetzt verfügbar

Auswirkungen der Russland-Sanktionen Europas auf das Chemikalienrecht, Rückblick auf fünf Jahre 42. Bundesimmissionsschutzverordnung, Ausnahme für […]

16. Dec 2022

EFFL 6/2022 Out Now

Issue 6/2022 of the European Food and Feed Law Review is now available. The issue […]

16. Dec 2022

AbfallR 6/2022 jetzt verfügbar – 20 Jahre AbfallR

Vor 20 Jahren erschien die Zeitschrift „AbfallR“ mit ihrer ersten Ausgabe. Diese „Jubiläumsausgabe“ wirft nun einen […]

05. Dec 2022

EHPL 2/2022 Out Now

The second issue of the European Health & Pharmaceutical Law Review in 2022 is now […]

07. Nov 2022

UWP 3/2022 jetzt verfügbar

Die neue Ausgabe 3/22 der UWP wird eröffnet von Riese/Brennecke, die sich der Beschleunigung des […]

07. Nov 2022

EurUP 3/2022 jetzt verfügbar

Mit der aktuellen Ausgabe 3/22 ehren die Herausgeber Reinhard Hendler aus Anlass seines 75. Geburtstags […]

03. Nov 2022

ICRL 1/2022 Out Now

Issue 1/2022 of the International Chemical Regulatory and Law Review is out now. The issue […]

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30. Jan 2023
State Aid Blog

Cumulation of State Aid Granted by Different Member States

Introduction The EU Green Deal and the Climate, Environmental Protection and Energy Aid Guidelines [CEEAG] […]

24. Jan 2023
State Aid Blog

State Resources Include all the Resources that Can be Directed by the State for its own Purposes

Introduction On 12 January 2023, the Court of Justice delivered its judgment in joined cases […]

19. Jan 2023
Competition Blog

The antitrust books you should’ve read in 2022 [part 1]

Now in its fourth year, it’s fair to call the list of ‘antitrust books you […]

18. Jan 2023
Competition Blog

Case C-42/21P Lithuanian Railways – another clarification on the Bronner case law and the non-exhaustive character of art. 102 TFEU

The recent case of Lithuanian Railways provides yet another clarification on the scope of application […]

17. Jan 2023
State Aid Blog

The Private Acquirer Test: An Illuminating and also Puzzling Judgment

A public authority may act as a market operator and acquire services through a private […]

10. Jan 2023
State Aid Blog

The Value of Land

Different valuation methods do not confer a selective advantage if they generate similar results. Introduction […]

03. Jan 2023
Competition Blog

On-platform Tying or Another Case of Leveraging- A Discussion on Facebook Marketplace

Just before 2022 ended the Commission sent a statement of objections to Meta regarding the […]

03. Jan 2023
State Aid Blog

The Link between State Aid and Environmental Provisions of EU Law

Introduction It is an established principle in the case law that the Commission may not […]

20. Dec 2022
State Aid Blog

Compensation for Damage

Introduction On 9 November 2022, the General Court followed its previous judgments in cases concerning […]

13. Dec 2022
State Aid Blog

State Guarantees for Undertakings in Difficulty

In order to detect State aid in a state guarantee, it is necessary to carry […]

Current events

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08.02.2023 | Online
European Structural and Investment Funds

The Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF): Understanding its Complexities

The RRF is a temporary instrument launched by the European Commission (EC) to mitigate the economic and social impact of the global pandemic. It also aims to make European economies and societies better prepared for the green and digital transitions. To benefit from its support, Member States must submit recovery...
23.02.2023 - 24.02.2023 | Amsterdam
Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law

EFFL Spring College 2023 – The Legal and Regulatory Framework of Alternative Protein

At the time alternative protein start to become more and more mainstream, the application of the regulatory framework to these products is still very much in development. Are you part of this movement, in your position as CEO, CSO or regulatory/legal professional of a start-up or a multinational developing plant...
06.03.2023 - 07.03.2023 | Madrid
European Structural and Investment Funds

First Level Control and Verification of EU Funds in the New Programming Period

First level control plays a crucial role in the financial management and control system of ESI Funds. Managing Authorities and Intermediate Bodies need to conduct administrative and on-the-spot verifications, in order to enable an efficient and reliable first level control procedure. The new regulations introduced in the programming period 2021–2027...
08.03.2023 | London
European State Aid Law

Learn from the experts – Subsidy Control workshop

 In this workshop, Subsidy Control experts Alexander Rose, Sattam Al-Mugheiry, Maria Marsden and Andrea Biondi will discuss the UK's new Subsidy Control regime including the requirements of the Subsidy Control Act 2022 and the duty to notify certain awards to the Competition and Markets Authority.  The session will be perfect...
08.03.2023 | London
European State Aid Law

Does the UK’s new Subsidy Control regime give it a competitive advantage?

On the 4th January 2023, the Subsidy Control Act (SCA) 2022, entered into full force. THE SCA (92 articles and 3 schedules plus several implementing regulations!) provide the framework for UK-wide subsidy control so as to – according to the Government - enable public authorities, including devolved administrations and local...
09.03.2023 - 10.03.2023 | Amsterdam
European State Aid Law

Economic Tools for State Aid Analysis: MEIP, MEOT, Calculating the Amount of State Aid in Loans and Guarantees, Funding Gap Analysis

The Market Economy Investor Principle (MEIP) and the Market Economy Operator Test (MEOT) are concepts developed by the European Commission to determine the size of an economic advantage. As this is often unclear - especially when the State intervenes through measures comparable to that of private investors - join us...
23.03.2023 - 24.03.2023 | Frankfurt
Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law

Internationales Chemikalienrecht

Am 23. und 24. März 2023 begrüßen wir Sie herzlich zum Hybrid Seminar Internationales Chemikalienrecht. In diesem Jahr beleuchtet das Seminar die aktuellen Entwicklungen in den Chemikalienregulierungen in ausgewählten Industrie-und Handelsländern. Erfahren Sie von namhaften Experten der Branche, wie weit die GHS Implementierungen voranschreiten, welche neuen Entwicklungen es bei UK-REACH...
23.03.2023 - 24.03.2023 | Frankfurt
European State Aid Law

The New State Aid Guidelines – Risk Finance, and Financial Instruments under Structural Funds

The adoption of new Risk Finance Guidelines by the European Commission considerably widens the range of financing possibilities for innovative and growth-oriented SMEs. It is crucial that public officials, financial intermediaries, and beneficiaries know how State aid rules apply on financial instruments, which measures should be notified to the Commission...
03.04.2023 - 06.04.2023 | Venice
European Structural and Investment Funds

Fraud and Corruption in “La Serenissima”: On-the-Spot Investigation

“Take a walk on the Bridge of Sighs, let it inspire you in the fight against fraud and corruption” says Jo Kremers, former Senior Audit Manager of the Dutch Ministry of Finance. Following this recommendation, we go to Venice for a highly interactive course that aims to build the capacity...
20.04.2023 - 21.04.2023 | Berlin
European State Aid Law

EStALI Forum

The Interactive Forum offers a platform to discuss and exchange on current developments in EU State aid law. Expert panels and interactive break-out sessions 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! Starting...
04.05.2023 - 05.05.2023 | Barcelona
European State Aid Law

State Aid: CEEA Guidelines

Find out all there is to know about the Climate, Energy and Environmental Aid Guidelines (CEEAG) - this event is the perfect opportunity to have a look at the latest developments and discuss the main changes. For two days, participants will receive an extensive training focusing on the new CEEA...
04.05.2023 - 05.05.2023 | Copenhagen
European Structural and Investment Funds

Preventing and Combating White-Collar Crime in Spending ESI Funds

This hybrid workshop aims to show the need for an effective European whistle-blowing system and focuses on white-collar crimes. These are usually committed by members of private companies or public authorities exploiting their position to obtain financial gains. Our experts will not only examine these crimes in various areas and...
10.05.2023 - 12.05.2023 | Palermo
European Structural and Investment Funds

Innovation in Financial Management and EU Funds

With the new regulations for the programming period 2021-2027, the European Commission has introduced a number of changes and instruments that the Member States need to implement into their Operational Programmes. New regulations and requirements can be challenging for professionals dealing with financial management of ESI Funds and can require public officials from Managing/Responsible Authorities...
11.05.2023 - 12.05.2023 | Dubrovnik
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Fraud and Corruption in Public Procurement

The ultimate goal of public procurement is to spend public money in an efficient and proper manner to achieve best value for money. Given the economic significance of public procurement in the EU, fraud, corruption and collusion in this field dramatically harm the economy and public finances – both national...
11.05.2023 - 12.05.2023 | Berlin
Environmental & Climate Law

UWP-Forum Umweltrecht – Schwerpunkt Immissionsrecht 2023

In Kooperation mit OEXLE KOPP-ASSENMACHER LÜCK veranstalten wir zum siebten Mal in Folge das Forum Immissionsschutzrecht. Wir beleuchten regulatorische Entwicklungen, die aktuelle Rechtsprechung und stellen Auswirkungen auf die Praxis vor. "Spannende Fachvorträge, exzellent organisiert - klare Empfehlung!" "Die aktuellsten Fragestellungen im Immissionsschutzrecht - jedes Jahr einen Besuch wert" In diesem...
22.05.2023 - 23.05.2023 | Riga
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Public Procurement and State Aid

European Public Procurement and State Aid rules follow the same goal: to prevent distortions to competition in the European marked that can be caused by public authorities. To protect competition, contracting authorities must be aware of de minimis rules, SGEI, GBER, Guidelines and notification procedures as well as of public...
25.05.2023 - 26.05.2023 | Warsaw
European State Aid Law

State Aid Procedures – Notification, Investigation, Compatibility, Recovery

During our two-day training our experts will offer you a broad overview of State Aid procedures, by analyzing their main features, namely notification, investigation, compatibility, and recovery. Besides theoretical information, real cases and practical examples will be thoroughly examined, so that participants can learn useful tips for their practice. Participants...
25.05.2023 | Düsseldorf
Environmental & Climate Law

Düsseldorfer Abfallrechtstag 2023

Auch in diesem Jahr werden Namhafte Experten auf dem Gebiet des deutschen und europäischen Abfallrechts in fachlich fundierten Vorträgen die zentralen Fragestellungen des Rechtsgebietes vorstellen. 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...
13.06.2023 - 14.06.2023 |
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Master Class in Public Procurement: Negotiations & the Competitive Dialogue

With the EU public procurement directive more freedom to negotiate is encouraged, as such the use of the competitive dialogue and the new competitive procedure with negotiation – as opposed to the “standard” open and restricted procedures –have been strengthened. These procedures provide a number of benefits for the purchasing...
13.06.2023 - 16.06.2023 | Nice
European Structural and Investment Funds

Anti-Money-Laundering Game: Montecarlo Edition

There is no doubt that fraud and corruption harm the economy, the public finances and the credibility of the institutions involved. Relying on his former experience as Senior Audit Manager of the Dutch Ministry of Finance, Jo Kremers trains participants to solve anti-fraud cases by using open-source intelligence tools and...
14.06.2023 - 16.06.2023 | Paris
European State Aid Law

EStAL Seminar

The EStAL Seminar offers a unique experience to thoroughly examine State aid issues in an intensive, small-group atmosphere allowing for in-depth interaction among the participating experts. The diverse professional background of the faculty and the small circle of participants sharing a high level of expertise and experience will guarantee a...
22.06.2023 - 23.06.2023 | Thessaloniki
European State Aid Law

Essentials of State Aid Law

By joining this Lexxion Training , you will receive a good introduction in the field of State aid. Benefit from our experts and their wide range of experiences and understand among other topics the concept of State aid and application of exemptions such as GBER and de minimis aid. Participants receive a certificate...
22.06.2023 - 23.06.2023 | Berlin
European Structural and Investment Funds

Vereinfachte Kostenoptionen für ESI Fonds – Förderperiode 2021 – 2027

Im Juni 2021 wurde die Verordnung über die gemeinsamen Bestimmungen (EU) 2021/1060) für die neue Förderperiode 2021-2027 veröffentlicht, mit der die Nutzung der vereinfachten Kostenoptionen ausgeweitet wird. Ab 2021 werden die Beiträge für die Begünstigten des Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung (EFRE), des Europäischen Sozialfonds Plus (ESF+), des Kohäsionsfonds (KF),...
26.06.2023 - 27.06.2023 | Tallinn
European Structural and Investment Funds

Tackling Global Challenges with EU Funds

The shift to a greener economy, the Covid-19 pandemic, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are among the most recent challenges that have impacted the world. The EU has launched some responses in terms of funds that aim to help dealing with these challenges. REACT-EU addresses both the consequences of the...
29.06.2023 - 30.06.2023 | Budapest
European Structural and Investment Funds

State Aid and Public Procurement for ESI Funds

This hybrid workshop will give you useful tips on how to correctly implement operational programmes and EU-funded projects in compliance with State aid and public procurement rules and procedures. Not only will our experts give you a theoretical overview on the rules and procedures of State aid and public procurement,...
06.07.2023 - 07.07.2023 | Stockholm
European State Aid Law

Summer Master Class – “State Aid Uncovered” with Prof. Dr. Phedon Nicolaides

Uncover everything there is to know about State Aid with our key expert Dr. Phedon Nicolaides! During this intense two day masterclass, you will receive an expert review of the latest Court rulings and Commission decisions. Seminal judgments and decisions are analysed in depth. The analysis identifies how principles are...
12.07.2023 - 14.07.2023 | Budapest
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Summer Course: Public Procurement from A to Z

Our Summer Course will give you a comprehensive overview of the Essentials 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 E-procurement, Innovation Procurement and Concessions and Public Private Partnerships. Each day, the...
26.07.2023 - 28.07.2023 | Dublin
European Structural and Investment Funds

Summer Course: Irregularities and Fraud in ESI Funds

The massive EU emergency and recovery packages of the last few years have significantly increased the risks of irregularities, fraud, and corruption. Thus, expanding the already high number of cases reported to the European Commission. Member States must work towards the minimisation and prevention of such rates, and fight against...
28.08.2023 - 29.08.2023 | Barcelona
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Public Procurement Requirements for ESI Funds

Public Procurement in the EU amounts to €1 trillion. However, the violation of public procurement rules remains one of the main sources of irregularities and fraud in projects co-financed by Structural Funds. The European Commission constantly implements decisions to suspend or interrupt European funding due to the infringements of public...
09.10.2023 - 10.10.2023 | Athens
European Structural and Investment Funds

Simplified Cost Options for Structural Funds

The Common Provisions Regulation for the new programming period 2021-2027 has extended the use of Simplified Cost Options (SCOs). Starting from 2021, contributions provided to the beneficiaries of ESI Funds take the form of unit costs, lump sums or flat rates that are mandatory for all projects under EUR 200.000....
06.11.2023 - 07.11.2023 | Milan
Public Procurement & PPP Law

Improvement and Best Practices in E-Procurement Systems

Effective E-Procurement can provide a wide variety of benefits including more efficiency and savings for governments and businesses. The potential cost savings are massive, as stated by the European Commission. In Italy alone, e-procurement systems cut over €3 billion in costs. This Workshop is made for people with advanced knowledge...
08.11.2023 - 10.11.2023 |
European Structural and Investment Funds

Anti-Fraud and Corruption Game Number 6! Successful Whistleblowing in Real Life

The focus of our event will be the anti-fraud cycle and the whistle-blowing authorities in Europe, with particular attention to the Italian real-life experience and its role within the Network of European Integrity. You will find out how the whistle-blowing mechanism works in Italy and other EU Member States, thanks...

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