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EStAL 2/2021 Out Now

Issue 2/2021 of the European State Aid Law Quarterly (EStAL) is now available and packed with an impressive variety of topics. From analysing the big picture developments to fine-tuning the details in State aid law application in the EU – EStAL 2/2021 offers a comprehensive update for the State aid experts. Read articles on: the Foreign Subsidies Regulation, the differences in State aid allocations between old and new Member States, what is truly environmental aid in the context of the Green Deal, the Commission’s case practice regarding the net avoided cost methodology, the application of State aid in social security schemes, and a review of Ryanair’s litigation against approved COVID-19 aid measures.

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News from the Member States:

  • Belgium: Ghent Court Seeks Assistance from the Commission
  • Bulgaria: Modification of COVID-19 Employment Support Scheme
  • EEA and EFTA States: Latest EFTA Surveillance Authority Decisions
  • Finland: Health and Social Services Reform
  • Greece: Between Business and COVID-19 Reality
  • Italy: The Sostegni-bis Decree
  • The Netherlands: Local Authorities, State aid and National Procedures
  • Poland: Poznan Court Judgment on Entrepreneurs Producing Electricity
  • Spain: Depopulated Areas and the New Commission Guidelines on Regional Aid


Also in EStAL 2/2021 – a book review of The Modernisation of State Aid for Economic and Social Development.

View all articles of EStAL 2/21 here.

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