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State aid basics from BIS

Last week BIS published a State aid basics document providing guidance (mainly aimed at potential grantors of aid, it appears) as to whether a planned measure might fall into State aid territory, and if so what to do about it. … Continue reading

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BIS call for evidence on State aid strand of the Review of the Balance of Competences

As many UKSALA members will know, the Coalition Government in the UK is conducting a “balance of competences” review over the entire field of EU law: the purpose of the review is to analyse in depth how the EU’s competences … Continue reading

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Tax sweeteners leave a bitter taste

Today’s blog comes from Caroline Ramsay at Pinsent Masons, who will also be speaking at next Tuesday’s UKSALA event on State aid and tax The European Commission has commenced the first stage of informal investigations into financial sweeteners offered to … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: adoption of new Regional Aid Guidelines for 2014-2020

A few minutes ago the Commission published this press release announcing the adoption of the new Regional Aid Guidelines for the period 2014-2020. The guidelines will enter into force on 1 July 2014, with the current guidelines (originally due to … Continue reading

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