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March 2016

Banking Crisis litigation before the EU Courts

March 1, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Mayer Brown International LLP, 201 Bishopsgate
London, EC2M 3AF United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome Leo Flynn from the Commission Legal Service to give a talk to UKSALA on the subject of "Banking Crisis litigation before the EU Courts". As someone who frequently defends the Commission's State aid decisions in the General Court and CJEU, and who has been the Commission's agent for all of the recent banking State aid cases that have gone to the EU Courts, Leo will be able to provide invaluable insights into the issues that…

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State aid in Wales

March 8, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Eversheds LLP, 1 Callaghan Square
Cardiff, CF10 5BT United Kingdom

After very successful seminars in Scotland and Northern Ireland, UKSALA is completing its tour of the UK with its first event in Wales on 8 March. This will be a half day seminar, which is kindly being hosted by Eversheds LLP in Cardiff. Final programme: 1.30pm Registration 2.00pm What is a State aid? And what happens if there is aid? – Aidan Robertson QC and Kelyn Bacon QC, Brick Court Chambers 2.50pm Devolution, tax, levies and aid – George Peretz…

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June 2016

Joint seminar with Berlin Roundtable for State aid law

June 24, 2016
Haus der Wirtschaft, Breite Strasse 29
Berlin, 10178 Germany
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The first ever UKSALA seminar to be held jointly with the Berliner Gesprächskreis zum Europäischen Beihilfenrecht (Berlin Roundtable for State aid law) will take place in Berlin on the auspicious date of 24 June 2016 (the day after the EU referendum). The full program is here: Berlin Roundtable UKSALA - 24 June 2016 Programme. The Berlin Roundtable has kindly agreed that a limited number of places at this conference will be available for free for UKSALA members resident in the…

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November 2016

Intensive Workshop in Infrastructure Funding in Compliance with State Aid Law: Rescue and Restructuring Aid

November 10, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Strand Campus, Kings College London, Strand
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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Lexxion are organising an intensive workshop in London on 10 November on infrastructure funding and State aid, and rescue and restructuring aid. They are offering 10% discount to UKSALA members: contact veit@lexxion.de for details.

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The Impact of Brexit on the Application of State Aid

November 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Strand Campus, Kings College London, Strand
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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Brexit Means Brexit, But What Does Brexit Mean? Brexit Seminar Series 2016/17: Seminar 4 15 November 2016 at 6:30pm The result of the UK referendum on membership of the European Union had immediate repercussions across the UK, the EU and internationally. As the dust begins to settle, attention is now naturally drawn to the detail. What are the options for the new legal settlement between the UK and the EU? What will be the impact on the many specific areas…

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February 2017

State Aid Options After Brexit

February 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
200 Aldersgate
London, EC1A 4HD United Kingdom
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All UKSALA members are invited to a seminar organised with the Compass Lexecon to explore options for State Aid post-Brexit, hosted by Compass Lexecon and FTI Consulting. Kelyn Bacon QC and George Peretz QC from UKSALA will present and discuss the recent paper “Post Brexit Options for State Aid”. Little attention has been paid to State Aid so far in discussions on the competition regime post-Brexit. Yet the options in this area are much more open than in merger or enforcement work.…

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December 2018

Introducing the UK’s independent State aid regime

December 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Brewery, The Brewery, Sugar Rooms, 52 Chiswell Street
London, EC1Y 4SD United Kingdom
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As the UK prepares to leave the EU, UKSALA and Shearman & Sterling invite you to attend an evening seminar discussing the coming State aid Regulations and the challenges for the UK's new State aid regime. Panel moderator: James Webber, Shearman & Sterling Panellists: Juliette Enser, Acting Senior Director for State aid at the CMA, George Peretz QC, Monckton Chambers, and Simon Moger, Head of Government Programmes at Jaguar Land Rover Chatham House rules will apply. Registration for the seminar…

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March 2020


March 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ned, The Drawing Room, The Ned
London, EC2R 8AJ United Kingdom
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The UK State Aid Law Association and Shearman & Sterling invite you to a seminar on the future of subsidy control State aid in the UK on Wednesday 4 March 2020. Drinks will be served from 6pm in The Drawing Room at The Ned, before moving into The Saloon at 6.30pm promptly for the seminar to start.   Panellists include: Kelyn Bacon QC, Brick Court Chambers Lorand Bartels (Trinity Hall, Cambridge) Victoria Hewson, Institute of Economic Affairs George Peretz QC,…

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March 2021

All change? The future substantive rules on subsidy control

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  This session is the first of our panel discussions on the BEIS consultation paper on the new UK subsidy regime.  It will discuss the scope and limits on the concept of “subsidy” as used in the TCA, theextension of subsidies rules to the UK internal market, the role of the joint declaration on subsidies and the scope for formal exemptions and safe harbours from the regime.  Register here. Chair: The Honourable Mrs Justice Bacon Speakers: Dr. Totis Kotsonis, Pinsent…

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Complaints, Challenges and Opinions: the role of the Independent Body and the courts

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Monday 22 March 2021 17:00 - 18:15 This second session will focus on how the procedural aspects of the new regime could best be calibrated in order to meet the obligations in the TCA. In particular it will discuss the role of the proposed independent body and the courts, from the point of view of the aid giver, the aid recipient, and complainants. Chair:Christopher Vajda QC, Monckton Chambers, Former Judge CJEU Speakers:Emily Neill, Blackstone Chambers George Peretz QC, Monckton Chambers…

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