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EU State Aids, 5th Edition
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: L12345-E5
Product Type: Book
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: hardcover
Publication Date: 2016-11-30
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell (U.K.)
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This work provides you with a detailed examination of the substantive and procedural aspects of state aid law and policy, analysing the underlying rules and how they have been applied by the Commission and the Courts.It is an invaluable resource to all those involved in advising or litigating matters of state aid, from lawmakers to regulators, lawyers, economists and courts.
  • Explains the European Commission's considerable powers to monitor, control and restrict the forms and levels of aid given by all EU member states to their industries
  • Covers specific issues such as public sector aid, guarantees and taxation
  • Examines State aid in specific sectors, including the financial sector, agriculture, large investment projects, transport and broadcasting
  • Deals with horizontal aid, including aid for SMEs, employment and training, regional aid and aid for research, development and innovation
  • Discusses the economic aspects concerning State aid such as the market investor principle
  • Goes through the administrative procedure for examining State aid
  • Covers the remedies for dealing with and recovering unlawful State aid and the availability of judicial protection
  • Sets out the procedures for illegal state aid complaints
  • Includes summaries of all cases by the General Court and the Court of Justice
  • Lists all relevant rules, regulations, notices and guidance notes, with references to full texts
New to this Edition:
  • Presents a complete picture of EU State aid law since the fundamental reforms of the Commission's State Aid Action Plan
  • Includes an analysis of the impact of economics on state aid law
  • Covers the 2008 General Block Exemption Regulation and the emergency State aid measures issued by the Commission in recent years
  • Covers the impact of the new simplified notification procedures
  • Considers the impact of the Lisbon Treaty
  • Provides a full up date on WTO law
  • Examines the fluctuating case law on procedural rights of third parties
ContentsChapter 1: EU State Aid Law – Now a Truly Ugly Sister?Chapter 2: The Economics of State Aid and the Balancing TestChapter 3: The General FrameworkChapter 4: Article 107(2) and Article 107(3)Chapter 5: State Aid in the Accession CountriesChapter 6: WTO Regulation of SubsidiesChapter 7: De Minimis AidChapter 8: Public Sector AidChapter 9: GuaranteesChapter 10: TaxationChapter 11: The General Block Exemption RegulationChapter 12: Sectoral Aid IntroductionChapter 13: AgricultureChapter 14: State Aid to the Coal and Steel SectorsChapter 15: Regional Investment Aid to Large Investment Projects: the Rules Under the State Aid Architecture or 2007-2013Chapter 16: ShipbuildingChapter 17: TransportChapter 18: BroadcastingChapter 19: Financial SectorChapter 20: The Energy SectorChapter 21: Regional AidChapter 22: Environmental AidChapter 23: Research, Development and Innovation AidChapter 24: Rescuing and Restructuring AidChapter 25: Administrative ProcedureChapter 26: Recovery of Unlawful AidChapter 27: Judicial ProtectionAppendices: EU Competition Law Rules Applicable to State AidECJ Judgments and OrdersGeneral Court Judgments and Orders
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