Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)

Lode Van Den Hende

Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Lode Van Den Hende is partner at Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels). He specialises in European Union and World Trade Organization (WTO) law, and has extensive experience in regulatory and state aid matters. He has litigated in a number of high-profile cases in the European courts and in the WTO, and has particular experience in the transport and energy sectors.

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Articles

642 Bulletin

Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Lode Van Den Hende, Daniel Vowden, Eric White, Adrian Brown, Morris Schonberg The EU Commission issues its regulatory proposal containing novel measures to tackle foreign subsidies distorting the EU market

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On 5 May 2021, the European Commission (Commission) issued its proposal for a Regulation on foreign subsidies distorting the EU market. This follows on from the Commission’s White Paper issued in June 2020 and the extensive public consultation that ensued. The primary objective of this (...)

Tim Briggs, Lode Van Den Hende, Mark Jephcott, Eric White, Morris Schonberg The UK Government and the EU Commission issue a trade and cooperation agreement clarifying the subsidy control regime following the end of the Brexit transition period

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The EU State aid regime in its current form ceased to be applicable in the UK as at the end of 31 December 2020, when the Brexit transition period expired. Going forward, State aid or “subsidy control” in the UK will be based on the subsidy control chapter under the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation (...)

Lode Van Den Hende, Mark Newbery, Michael Sanchez Rydelski, Ralf Thaeter, Silke Goldberg The EU Commission opens formal State aid investigation into the German exemption of large electricity consumers from network charges

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On 6 March 2013, the European Commission (’the Commission’) decided to investigate in-depth the German exemption of large electricity consumers from network charges, as it was concerned that the exemption may involve State aid. In Germany, network charges are established by network operators and (...)

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