Subsidies granted by third countries to undertakings engaging in an economic activity in the internal market can distort competition. State aid measures granted by EU Member States are subject to the strict rules of State aid control and are prohibited by default. Foreign subsidies used to (...)
Victoria Godefrood-Berra is Deputy Head of Competition & State aids Sector at the Secrétariat Général des Affaires Européennes (French Prime Minister Service). Victoria Godefrood- Berra has developed experience with French companies of all sizes as a lawyer particularly in matters of antitrust, merger control and compliance. Her expertise covers varied sectors as energy, food industry, chemicals, financial services and consumer products. Prior to joining the Secrétariat Général des Affaires Européennes in 2021, Victoria Godefrood-Berra practiced severals years at Baker McKenzie, Gide, Vivaldi-Avocats (in Competition law) and at Hogan Lovells (in Regulatory & Corporate law) in Paris, Brussels and Lille. Victoria Godefrood-Berra is also the General Secretary of the association Le Cercle de la Compliance. Admitted to the Lille Bar in 2017, she is a also graduate of EDHEC Business School (Programme Grande École - Bachelor, Master’s degree in Management, LL.M. Law & Tax Management, 2014) and the Catholic University of Lille (Master’s degree in Business law, 2014).
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