European Commission - Legal Service (Brussels)

Cvetelina Georgieva

European Commission - Legal Service (Brussels)

Cvetelina Georgieva is a Member of the Legal Service of the European Commission. She has been dealing with competition files, State aids, antitrust and mergers in the last 14 years. As a Member of the Legal Service she regularly represents the European Commission in competition matters as well as other filed of the EU law before the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union as well as before the EFTA Court. She pleads cases in English, French and Bulgarian. In the last six years, she has been advising DG Competition on legal aspects on State aid with a specific focus on the following sectors: aviation, maritime transport, Important Projects of Common European interest (IPCEI), research development and innovation (RD&I), healthcare and education. She dealt with the legal aspect of several Commission State aid Guidelines among which the IPCEI Communication, the RD&I Communication, the COVID-19 Temporary Framework, the Agriculture and Fisheries Guidelines. Before joining the Legal Service of the European Commission, she was a case-handler in DG Competition. She was involved in a significant number of complex merger cases in the pharmaceutical and the financial services sectors, as well as in abuse of dominance cases in the energy field. She has published several articles on EU Competition law and regularly attend conferences as a speaker in that field.

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Jacques Derenne, Alessandro Cogoni, Massimo Merola, Guillaume Blanc, Philipp Werner, Cvetelina Georgieva, Dimitris Vallindas, Ulrich Soltész, Christian Weinmann, Valérie Noël, Sébastien Thomas, Alistair McGlone, Clélia Jadot The role of third parties in State aid cases


The prior control of the granting of State aid by an independent and supranational authority, the European Commission, constitutes the essential cornerstone of the creation of the internal market. However, State aid procedural rules have privileged Member States, whilst third parties, (...)


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