European State Aid Law
Lexxion Training Online |
16.11.2021 |
Online |
Language: English

State Aid for Tax Measures

As tax measures differ from classical state aid measures, we dedicate this one-day Lexxion Training Hybrid to the principles of applying direct taxation including an assessment of the compatibility of fiscal aid with the internal market of the EU. Next to an introduction to concept and principles of State aid, an in-depth analysis of most significant cases and European Commission decisions will be made.

Participants receive a certificate upon participation.

Starting from € 640,- (excl. VAT)

Reservation: You are welcome to reserve your seat, which is financially non-binding. For this, please drop me an email:

Cancellation: The cancellation of participation must be in writing and is possible free of charge up to 14 days before the start of the event. In case of no-show or cancellation later than two weeks before the date of the event, the entire event price plus VAT is due.

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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 aid rules and principles apply, in accordance with relevant case law. As the Commission’s practice and the Courts’ jurisprudence are in constant evolution, the assessment of potential State aid constitutes a peculiar challenge for practitioners dealing with the design and implementation of fiscal policies.

In this Lexxion Training Hybrid we discuss the State aid in the form of tax measures combines the presentation of rules and principles applying to direct taxation with an assessment of the compatibility of fiscal aid with the internal market. An in-depth analysis of most significant cases and Commission decisions completes the day.

Participants will receive extensive materials

  • All presentations shown during the training (inclusive online access to all presentations after the training)
  • Confirmations of participation
  • Selection of corresponding journals published by Lexxion

Who should participate?

  • Experts from the State Aid Monitoring Offices
  • Public officials involved in design and implementation of tax measures:
  • Ministries for Finance
  • National and regional fiscal and tax authorities
  • Regional governments
  • Fiscal and legal experts from the National Banks
  • Lawyers and consultants specialized in public affairs


A Lexxion Training provides you with a comprehensive overview of the current State aid control system in different sectors. Presentations, practical exercises and group work will enable you to apply the guidelines in the respective sector in practice.

This training will be conducted by renowned experts from EU and Member States’ institutions, as well as leading law firms and consultancies.

Our training method combines the three stages of learning to ensure that participants obtain the best possible understanding of EU rules:

  1. Identification of the main points or principles,
  2. Appreciation of the complexities and limitation of the principles,
  3. Application of the rules and principles.

Participants will be actively involved in the course. The sessions will combine presentations, case studies and discussion on practical issues. You will have ample opportunities to present your own issues and discuss them with the speakers and participants from other Member States.

Course materials are available for download after the event.

Online Course

During the online course by Lexxion Publisher all speakers present live via video and audio. Participants are actively involved in the online courses. By offering our participants the possibility to use their microphones and cameras during the whole course, we aim to recreate the atmosphere of a face-to-face Lexxion course. We encourage our participants to ask questions in real time and to take part in live discussions with speakers and other participants. Additionally, we offer breakout sessions, as part of this format, where participants work in smaller groups on real-life cases and exercises. During these exercises, participants have the technical possibility to see other group members and talk to them (using microphone and camera). Moreover, we make use of different interactive features of the online platform, such as polls, multiple choice questions and quizzes. This way participants can test their knowledge on the topic, anonymously. There are ample opportunities for the participants to present their own problematic issues, discuss and solve them with the speakers and participants from other Member States.

Course Material – No need to miss anything!

If you are unable to attend the course you may want to order all the presentations shown during the event. The price is € 128,- (excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact August Andreae.

How to Join the Course Online

You will receive all information and a link to join the course via e-mail latest 1 day before the event.

If you have any questions in advance, please contact August Andreae.

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