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26.05.2021 - 27.05.2021 |
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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.

Join us from wherever you are – high-quality content delivered to your (home) office. Please check your device compatibility to be ready to attend the course online. This is your first course online with Lexxion? Don’t worry, here’s a quick guide.

Participants receive a certificate upon participation.

Starting from € 990,- (excl. VAT)

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

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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Overview

Our Lexxion Training Online on the essentials of State aid law helps you to receive an understanding of concept of State aid and its general prohibition under EU treaty rules. With the help of our experts you will find out how to assess the existence of State aid in your funding measures. By the end of the Lexxion Training you will have a detailed overview of the most important State aid exemptions and learn how to implement them in the practice. Insights into the methods of assessment and handling of State aid cases by the DG Competition, will help you take action when returning to your projects. Throughout the Lexxion Training you can raise questions and discuss pressing topics with colleagues from other Member States.

Just send to us your cases and questions in advance!

We will forward them to our speakers, who will include your issues in the programme and answer them during the training. All information concerning such problems and cases will be treated confidentially.

Target Group

Public officials from:

  • Ministries and other national authorities
  • National Competition Authorities
  • State Aid Monitoring Offices
  • Courts of Auditors
  • Regional governments
  • Communal and City councils
  • National and Regional Development Agencies

Personal involved in granting State aid in sectors such as:

  • Transport and infrastructure
  • Finance
  • Environment and Energy
  • Telecommunication and Broadband
  • Social services and health
  • Agriculture
  • Research, Development & Innovation

ESI funds experts from:

  • Institutions coordinating the national
    strategies for Structural Funds
  • Managing, Certifying and Audit Authorities, Intermediate bodies
  • Bodies implementing EU funded projects
  • Lawyers and consultants
  • Experts from Public and private banks
  • Academics

Methodology

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 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. Moreover, 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 € 199,- (excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact August Andreae.

How to Join the Course Online

Bigmarker is the platform for online participation in this course. In order to join the course online, please check your device compatibility first. 

What do I need in order to join the course online?

  • Speakers, Microphone; Camera is possible, if you would like to be seen during the course.
  • A wired connection is strongly recommended.
  • If your internet connection doesn´t work, you can join the course by telephone, using a dial-in number. In this case there might be additional telephone costs.

How do I join the course online?

  • Choose the computer from which you would like to follow the course.
  • Please check your device compatibility.
  • As soon as you get the invitation link: Please register for the course by clicking the invitation link.
  • 15 minutes before the course: Bring your headset and eventually camera, click the invitation, enter and enjoy the course!

Minimum system requirements are as follows:

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or later; Mac OS X 10.12 or later, Linux.
  • Browser: The most recently-published versions of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, or Opera.
  • High-speed internet: A consistent, high-speed connection is required. Mobile tethering, hotspots, slow or inconsistent public Wi-Fi networks may create latency when using video conferencing.

FAQ for Online Participation

Why do I need to register before the
course starts?
Thank you for registering! This not only helps us to communicate with you in regard to technical issues but it helps you to network with your fellow course participants.

Will the course be recorded?
Please ask the responsible event manager.

Do I need a camera?
It is recommended to have a camera for more comfortable communication with the speakers and other participants.

Do I need a microphone?
Since this is an interactive course, yes.

Do I need to install anything?
No. We expect you to have a browser, of course.

Can I ask questions during the course?
Yes, you can ask your questions live by using your microphone. You can speak to all participants at the same time as you may have experienced in Skype.

When can I enter the course I’m attending?
Please enter 15 minutes before the start, so that you have enough time for technical checks. You can only enter if you have passed the system check.

May I leave the course and come back later?
Yes, just log in at a later time during the course.

May I access via Phone?
Yes, you can. Participating via phone means you can listen only. Please keep in mind that you will be dialling a US number which would result in higher telephone costs.

Can’t find invitation?
Please check your spam-folder. You should also ask your colleague from the IT department to ‘whitelist’ us. For more details please ask the corresponding event manager, who will be happy to help you.

I failed the Firewall System Check – what can I do?
Please contact your IT department and have them open the necessary ports, which can be found here.

What are the detailed System requirements?
All requirements can be found here.

I failed the Audio Output System Test – what can I do?
If you are using headphones or external speakers, try unplugging them. Please unmute your device. Test your speakers here to find out if they work.

I would like to participate but I’m waiting for an approval. Can I order a ticket on the day of the course?
Sure. Please message events@lexxion.eu.

My email address has changed – can I still participate?
Sure. Please provide us with your updated email adress; you will then receive a new invitation.

How do I contact the host of the course?
events@lexxion.eu is happy to help you.

Tag 1: Mittwoch, 26. Mai

Tagungsleiter
Phedon Nicolaides Professor at Maastricht University; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
09:00

Welcome Note by Lexxion & Introduction Round

Phedon Nicolaides Professor at Maastricht University; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
09:15

System and Structure of State Aid Control in the EU

  • Sources of law
  • Powers of European Commission
  • Obligations of the Member States
  • Judicial review
  • Fitness check of state aid rules and response to the Covid-19 pandemic
Phedon Nicolaides Professor at Maastricht University; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
10:15

Short Coffee Break

10:30

Concept and Principles of State Aid 

  • Articles 107 & 108 of the TFEU
  • The meaning of aid granted by a Member State or State Resources
  • The concept of economic and non-economic activity
  • How to determine advantage to certain undertakings or production of certain goods
  • How to establish whether a measure is selectivity
  • The meaning of distortion of competition and effect of trade between the Member States
Phedon Nicolaides Professor at Maastricht University; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
12:00

Virtual Lunch Break

12:30

State Aid Assessment: Principles of Compatibility

  • Is there a need for a subsidy?
  • Appropriateness of State aid measure
  • Funding gap method and market failure
  • Incentive effect and proportionality
  • Avoidance of undue negative effects on competition and trade between Member States
  • Transparency and evaluation
Phedon Nicolaides Professor at Maastricht University; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
14:00

Short Coffee Break

14:15

State Aid Exemption: De minimis Aid

  • Application of Regulation 1407/2013
  • Notion of de minimis aid
  • Notion of single undertaking
  • Advantages of de minimis aid
Phedon Nicolaides Professor at Maastricht University; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
15:15

Summary and Lessons Learnt of Day 1

Tag 2: Donnerstag, 27. Mai

Tagungsleiter
Phedon Nicolaides Professor at Maastricht University; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
09:00

Welcome Note

09:05

General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) and Compliance

  • Legal background
  • State aid modernization
  • Regulatory framework under the SAM
  • Scope of the GBER
  • Specific Provisions
Péter Staviczky
State Aid Attaché, Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, Brussels

10:15

Short Coffee Break

10:30

Environmental and Energy Aid & Practical Cases

  • Guidelines and Legal framework for energy and environment projects: Scope of application
  • Notifiable energy and environmental aid
  • Specific State aid provisions for energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Practical experiences
Péter Staviczky
State Aid Attaché, Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, Brussels

11:30

Short Coffee Break

11:45

Regional State Aid

  • Regional development: GBER and guidelines
  • Reconciling completion and cohesion
Anita Gyürkés Head of Department, State Aid Monitoring Office, Budapest
13:00

Lunch Break

13:30

State Aid  for R&D&I

  • The new Framework for State Aid for R&D&I
  • Non-economic research vs economic research
  • Collaboration between research organisations and undertakings GBER rules
Phedon Nicolaides Professor at Maastricht University; Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, and Academic Director at Lexxion Training
14:30

Short Coffee Break

14:45

State Aid Notification & State Aid Recovery

  • Notification procedure:
    Regulation 2015/1589
  • What needs to be notified and how?
  • Types of procedures
Péter Staviczky
State Aid Attaché, Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, Brussels

16:00

Summary of Day 2 and End of the Lexxion Training

Referenten

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

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Péter Staviczky
State Aid Attaché, Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, Brussels

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

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Lexxion Training Online | 26.05.2021 - 27.05.2021 | Online | Sprache: Englisch

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Ermäßigte Gebühr für Behördenangehörige und Vollzeitakademiker: € 990,- (exkl. USt)
Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr: € 1.290,- (exkl. USt)

Rabatt für European State Aid Law Quarterly (EStAL)-Abonnenten: € 100,-

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