The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Austria; Belgium; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Ireland; Netherlands; Norway; Portugal; Romania; Spain; Ukraine; United Kingdom
The set of questions relating to the topic of State Aid and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
Outline your jurisdiction’s state aid policy and track record of compliance and enforcement. What is the general attitude towards subsidies in your system?
Which national authorities monitor compliance with state aid rules and have primary responsibility for dealing with the European Commission on state aid matters?
Which bodies are primarily in charge of granting aid and receiving aid applications?
Describe the general procedural and substantive framework.
Identify and describe the main national legislation implementing European state aid rules.
What are the most significant national schemes in place governing the application and the granting of aid, that have been approved by the Commission or that qualify for block exemptions?
Are there any specific rules in place on the implementation of the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER)?
Do state aid implications concerning public undertakings, public holdings in company capital and public-private partnerships play a significant role in your country?
Are there any specific national rules on SGEI? Is the concept of SGEI well developed in your jurisdiction?
Is there a legal right for businesses
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