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Enforcement of EU State Aid Rules

This course will cover the following crucial topics, as the notion of State aid; State aid procedures: notified aid, unlawful aid (recovery), misuse of aid and existing aid; the compatibility of State aid; the Block Exemption Regulations and the horizontal and sectoral aid rules.

About this course

This course will cover the following crucial topics, as the notion of State aid; State aid procedures: notified aid, unlawful aid (recovery), misuse of aid and existing aid; the compatibility of State aid; the Block Exemption Regulations and the horizontal and sectoral aid rules.

Accordingly, it will focus on the concept of State aid; the crucial judgments of the CJUE on State aid; the European Commission’s enforcement priorities; the revision of State aid instruments; the enforcement of State aid rules by national courts.

What will you learn:

Participants will learn about the basic principles of EU State aid policy; latest developments on State aid rules; recent case law of the CJUE and enforcement of State aid rules by a national court.

Course methodology/highlights:

The course sessions will be delivered by experts with a presentation on key topics. These will be followed by periods of Q & A allowing for the exchange of ideas, and discussions where participants will have the opportunity to share professional experiences.

Participants will have the opportunity to test their knowledge on enforcement of EU State aid rules through workshops and interactive presentations.

 

The course will update you on the most recent and important case law of the CJUE; raise awareness of the European Commission’s enforcement priorities and provide you with a practical approach of the role of the Commission and national courts in the enforcement of State aid rule.

EU and national civil servants; lawyers and in-house counsel dealing with State aid cases.

Course venue
European Centre for Judges and Lawyers – EIPA Luxembourg
8 rue Nicolas Adames
1114 Luxembourg

Programme Organiser
Ms Blanka Opletalova
Tel: +352 426 230 305
b.opletalova@eipa.eu

Fee
The fee includes documentation, refreshments and lunches. Accommodation and travel costs are at the expense of the participants or their administration.

EIPA member fee
EIPA offers a discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Early bird discount
The early bird discount is not cumulative with other discounts or promo codes, except for the EIPA member fee.

Meals
Dietary preferences can be indicated on the registration form.

Hotel reservations
EIPA has special price arrangements with a number of hotels. Most rates are including breakfast and tourist tax. Should you wish to make use of this possibility, please book directly via the links below. Payment is to be made directly and personally to the hotel upon checking out.

Kirchberg

Luxembourg Centre

Railway Station Area

Confirmation
Confirmation of registration will be forwarded to participants on receipt of the completed online registration form.

Payment
Prior payment is a condition for participation.

Cancellation policy
For administrative reasons you will be charged €150 for cancellations received within 15 days before the activity begins. There is no charge for qualified substitute participants. EIPA reserves the right to cancel the activity up to 2 weeks before the starting date. In that case, registration fees received will be fully reimbursed. EIPA accepts no responsibility for any costs incurred (travel, accommodation, etc.).

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Petra Jeney

Freedom, Security and Justice

Programme

09.00Registration of participants
09.30Welcome and introduction to the course
Dr. Godefroy de Moncuit – Visting Expert at EIPA – Associate Professor at University Nice Côte d’Azur (Nice Sophia Antipolis)
09.45General principles governing the application and compatibility of State aid:

  1. the notion of State aid;
  2. state intervention;
  3. compatibility of State aid;

Dr. Godefroy de Moncuit

10.45Q&A session
11.00Coffee Break
11.30State aid control procedure 

  1. new State aid
  2. illegal State aid
  3. existing State aid

Dr. Godefroy de Moncuit

12.30Q&A session
12.45Lunch
14.15Workshop on notion of State aid
Dr. Godefroy de Moncuit
15.15Q&A session
15.30End of Day 1
09.00     Jurisdictional procedure before the EU courts

  1. action for annulment;
  2. action for failure to fulfil obligations;
  3. action for failure to act;
  4. action for damages;
  5. preliminary ruling.

Dr. Godefroy de Moncuit

10.00Q&A session
10.15Coffee Break
10.45Jurisdictional procedure before the national courts

  1. national court jurisdiction;
  2. scope of the national court’s jurisdiction;
  3. typology of the different types of litigation before the national court.

Benjamin Cheynel, Referendaire at the CJUE (tbc)

11.45Q&A session
12.00Lunch
13.30Recent trend in the case law of the CJUE
Dr. Godefroy de Moncuit
14.30Q&A session
14.45Conclusions
15.00Evaluation
15.30End of course

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Enforcement of EU State Aid Rules

4 Apr 2023 - 5 Apr 2023
Luxembourg (LU)
English

Simultaneous interpretation can be offered. Contact the programme organizer for more information and conditions.

SKU: 2351101
Register before: 20 Mar 2023
 945 per attendee
 850 for EIPA members

Discount policy

EIPA offers a discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

Who are the supporting countries?

Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Early bird discount

For a limited number of training courses, EIPA offers an early bird discount.

For more information please contact us.

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SKU: 2351101
Register before: 20 Mar 2023

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