Nicolas Pesaresi

European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)
Head of Unit

Nicola Pesaresi is Head of Unit at the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission since 2005. He’s currently responsible for State aid Strategy and has previously been in charge of State aid policy and scrutiny, State Aid case support and State Aid coordination. He joined the European Commission in 1999. He has previously worked nine years for the Bank of Italy, in the department for banking supervision. He is an economist by education and qualified for Yale University Master of Arts in Economics, and Bocconi University degree in Economics and Social Sciences. He was born in Italy in 1963.

Linked authors

Avocat au barreau de Paris
Sheppard Mullin (Brussels)
University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
BDGS Associés (Paris)
DGCCRF (Paris)
Conseil de l’Union europeenne
Université Aix-Marseille

Articles

2884 Bulletin

Adinda Sinnaeve, Joachim Wiemann, Madalina Radulescu, Nicolas Pesaresi, Valérie Guigue-Koeppen The European Commission adopts a communication on the application of the EU State aid rules to compensation granted for the provision of services of general economic interest (SGEI)

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"The SGEI Communication"* 1. Introduction: The Communication and its role in the new SGEI package This article is the second in a series explaining the rationale behind the new SGEI package, highlighting the most important features and novelties and introducing the new texts. The (...)

Adinda Sinnaeve, Joachim Wiemann, Madalina Radulescu, Nicolas Pesaresi, Valérie Guigue-Koeppen The European Commission adopts new State aid rules for services of general economic interest (SGEI)

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"The New State Aid Rules for Services of General Economic Interest (SGEI): the Commission Decision and Framework of 20 December 2011"* 1. Introduction: the 2011 package On 20 December 2011, the European Commission adopted a new package of State aid rules for services of general economic (...)

Adinda Sinnaeve, Joachim Wiemann, Madalina Radulescu, Nicolas Pesaresi, Valérie Guigue-Koeppen The European Commission adopts a new package of State aid rules for services of general economic interest (SGEI)

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"The New State Aid Rules for Services of General Economic Interest (SGEI)"* On 20 December 2011, following extensive public consultations, the European Commission adopted a new package of State aid rules for services of general economic interest (SGEI). This article offers an overview of the (...)

Andrea Bomhoff, Anna Jarosz-Friis, Nicolas Pesaresi The European Commission publishes a communication on the return to viability and the assessment of restructuring measures in the financial sector

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"Restructuring banks in crisis — overview of applicable State aid rules"* 1. A complete set of State aid rules for financial institutions in the current crisis (1 The Communication of 22 July 2009 on the return to viability and the assessment of restructuring measures in the financial sector (...)

Miguel de la Mano, Nicolas Pesaresi, Oliver Stehman The EU Commission prohibits a merger in the airline industry using econometric and survey evidence to assess the non-coordinated effects of the merger (Ryanair / Aer Lingus)

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"Econometric and survey evidence in the competitive assessment of the Ryanair-Aer Lingus merger"* I. Introduction Recently, the Commission prohibited the hostile takeover by Ryanair of Aer Lingus. The facts of this case differ from previous airline mergers assessed by the European Commission. (...)

Nicolas Pesaresi, Sandro Santamato The EU Court of First Instance delivers a judgment on the notion of State aid addressing the issue of the compensation for services of general economic interest (Altmark)

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"Compensation for services of general economic interest: some thoughts on the Altmark ruling"* 1. Introduction With the Altmark judgement, the European Court of Justice has uttered the last word in a longstanding dispute: is compensation for services of general economic interest (SGEI) a (...)

Karl Soukup, Nicolas Pesaresi, Stefan Moser The German government accepts the amendment of the European Commission’s proposal for ’appropriate measures’ as regards the system of State guarantees to German public banks (Anstaltslast und Gewährträgerhaftung)

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"State guarantees to German public banks: a new step in the enforcement of State aid discipline to financial services in the Community"* By letter of 11 April 2002, the German government accepted the amendment of 27 March 2002 of the Commission’s proposal for appropriate measures as regards the (...)

12117 Review

Bertrand Carsin, Elena-Loredana Puiu, Erika Szyszczak, Jose A. Gutierrez-Fons, Koen Lenaerts, Nicolas Pesaresi, Proinsias De Rossa, Stéphane Rodrigues, Valérie Guigue-Koeppen Towards a new European law on services of general interest ?

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1996-2011: Fifteen years after the first Commission Communication on Services of General Interest in Europe, the European Union is establishing a real doctrine of public services, which has been reinforced by the new provisions of the Lisbon Treaty (article 14 TFEU, Protocol on SGI…). This (...)

Antoine Gosset-Grainville, Denis Samuel Lajeunesse, François Souty, Frédéric Jenny, Guillaume Cerutti, Hubert Legal, Jacques Barrot, Jacques Derenne, Jacques-Philippe Gunther, Jean-Patrice de La Laurencie, Jean-Yves Chérot, Laurence Idot, Marc van Hoof, Marie-Dominique Hagelsteen, Nicolas Pesaresi, Valérie Rabassa, Xavier de Roux Conference: The EC State Aid Reform (Paris, 8 December 2005)

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Les actes de ce colloque reprennent l’organisation en deux temps des travaux. Dans un premier temps, sont étudiés les deux grands axes de la réforme: Sur le plan substantiel, l’objectif de la réforme communautaire est d’introduire également en cette matière une analyse plus économique des aides. (...)

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