European State Aid Law
Conference | Workshop |
28.11.2019 - 29.11.2019 |
Bruxelles |
Language: English

EStALI Autumn Conference 2019

Join Lexxion's Event in Brussels.

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!

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Overview

Workshop | Day 1

The intensive workshop on the first day, which takes place under the academic direction of Michael Schütte, will give participants a profound insight into currently debated State aid issues. The focus will be on two specific topics, which will be explored and discussed in a small group, thus giving sufficient room for interaction, lively debates and your individual questions.


Conference | Day 2

At the conference you can update your State aid knowledge and discuss recent decisions, judgments and developments with our renowned experts from the EU Courts, the European Commission, academia and private legal practice.

Interactive panel discussions and Q&A sessions leave time for exchange and discussion with colleagues from different EU Member States – use the great networking opportunity!

Chairs: Michael Honoré (Partner, Michael Honoré Advokatfirma, Copenhagen); Antonios Bouchagiar (Member of the Legal Service, European Commission), and Andreas Bartosch (Partner, Bartosch EU – Law, Brussels)

Who should participate?

  • Private legal practitioners
  • Representatives from public authorities on national, regional and local level
  • Representatives from public and private banks
  • Industry representatives and in-house counsels dealing with State aid law
  • Economists
  • Academics

 

Benefits of Attending

  • Join the leading State aid Community to discuss latest developments in European State aid control with acknowledged practitioners
  • Participate in various expert panel discussions 
  • Q&A sessions via a conference app
  • Meet leading experts from the European Commission, EU Courts, national authorities, private legal practitioners, academics and industry representatives

Workshop and/or Conference Material – No need to miss anything!

If you are unable to make it to the workshop and/or conference you may want to order a copy of the printed material including the access data to all presentations shown during the events. The price is € 199,- (each, excl. of VAT).
If interested, please contact Enrica Corpace.

Day 1: Thursday, 28 November | EStALI Workshop

Chair of the Seminar
Michael Schütte Schütte Law, Brussels
09:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

10:00

Welcome & Introduction to the Workshop

Michael Schütte Schütte Law, Brussels
10:15

Morning Session: State financing outside of State Aid rules

  • Economic vs. non-economic activities
  • The ‘no effect on trade’ doctrine – When does it apply?
  • The Marinvest and Porting cases
Anita Gyürkés Head of Department, State Aid Monitoring Office, Budapest
Hans Arno Petzold Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Employment, Technology, and Tourism of the State of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel
13:00

Lunch break

14:00

Afternoon Session: The consequences on GBER from Easti Pagar to the BMW case

  • What is allowable under GBER
  • Discussion on the BMW case
  • Modification of GBER: What can we expect?
17:00

Final Discussion and Concluding Remarks

Day 2: Friday, 29 November | EStALI Conference

08:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00

Welcome on behalf of EStALI

09:15

Session I: Recent Case-Law and Current Developments in EU State Aid Law

  • Keynote:Speech and Q&A
  • Keynote: Recent Case-Law from the EU Courts
Alexander Arabadjiev Judge, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg
10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Session II: State resources and imputability in energy cases and beyond

  • What resources are public or private following the judgments in the EEG (C-405/16) and the Achema (C-706/17) cases?
  • What measures are imputable to the State following the judgments in the Tercas (Τ-98/16) and Ryanair (Τ-53/16) cases?
Antonios Bouchagiar Member of the Legal Service, European Commission, Brussels; Academic director EStALI Conference
Nicola Pesaresi Head of Unit, Energy Unit, DG Comp, European Commission, Brussels
Leigh Hancher Professor, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, part-time Professor at the Florence School of Regulation within the European University Institute, and Director of the FSR Energy Union Law Area, Florence
12:30

Lunch break

13:30

Session III: National Courts and unlawful aid

  • Review of the Commission study: National courts only exceptionally respond positively to companies claims on unlawful aid
  • Commission Notice on the recovery of unlawful and incompatible State aid
Michael Honoré Partner at Michael Honoré Advokatfirma, Copenhagen; Academic director EStALI Conference
Marco Botta

Research Fellow, European University Institute, Florence


Niels Fenger Judge, Eastern Court of Appeal, Copenhagen
16:00

Session IV: Turnover taxes under State aid rules

  • Polish (T-836/16) and Hungarian (T-20/17) turnover taxes cases
  • Debate over the French digital tax
Phedon Nicolaides Professor at the University of Maastricht; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
17:00

Final Résumé & End of the EStALI Autumn Conference

Speakers

Michael Schütte
Schütte Law, Brussels

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Anita Gyürkés
Head of Department, State Aid Monitoring Office, Budapest

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Hans Arno Petzold
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Employment, Technology, and Tourism of the State of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel

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Alexander Arabadjiev
Judge, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg

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Antonios Bouchagiar
Member of the Legal Service, European Commission, Brussels; Academic director EStALI Conference

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Nicola Pesaresi
Head of Unit, Energy Unit, DG Comp, European Commission, Brussels

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Leigh Hancher
Professor, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, part-time Professor at the Florence School of Regulation within the European University Institute, and Director of the FSR Energy Union Law Area, Florence

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Michael Honoré
Partner at Michael Honoré Advokatfirma, Copenhagen; Academic director EStALI Conference

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Marco Botta

Research Fellow, European University Institute, Florence


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Niels Fenger
Judge, Eastern Court of Appeal, Copenhagen

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Phedon Nicolaides
Professor at the University of Maastricht; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training

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Venue

rue d'Egmont 11
Bruxelles, Belgium
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Hotel near the venue

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Online-Registration

Conference | Workshop | 28.11.2019 - 29.11.2019 | Bruxelles | Language: English

Participation Fees
Reduced fee for full-time academics (Workshop & Conference): € 1.850,- (excl. VAT)
Reduced fee for full-time academics (Conference, 29. November): € 545,- (excl. VAT)
Regular Fee (Workshop & Conference): € 2.050,- (excl. VAT)
Regular Fee (Workshop, 28. November): € 1.500,- (excl. VAT)
Regular Fee (Conference, 29. November): € 745,- (excl. VAT)

Discount for European State Aid Law Quarterly (EStAL) subscribers: € 50,-

The Belgian VAT of 21% will be added.

Seating limit
The number of seats is limited. Registrations will be accepted first come, first served.

Are you a full-time academic? / Sind Sie Vollzeit-Akademiker?
Ticket Type Price Spaces
EStALI Autumn Conference - Conference | 29 November
Conference on 29 November, Regular fee / Konferenz am 29. November, Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€745,00
EStALI Autumn Conference - Conference | 29 November
Conference on 29 November, Reduced fee / Konferenz am 29. November, Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr
€545,00
EStALI Autumn Conference - Workshop & Conference | 28-29 November
Workshop & Conference, Regular fee / Workshop & Konferenz, Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€2.050,00
EStALI Autumn Conference - Workshop & Conference | 28-29 November
Workshop & Conference, Reduced fee / Workshop & Konferenz, Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr
€1.850,00
EStALI Autumn Conference - Workshop | 28 November
Workshop on 28 November, Regular fee / Workshop am 28. November, Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€1.500,00
EStALI Autumn Conference - Workshop | 28 November
Workshop on 28 November / Workshop am 28. November
€1.500,00

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