Genevra Forwood

White & Case (Brussels), White & Case (London)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Genevra Forwood advises and litigates on a broad range of areas in European law. She advises clients in a variety of industrial sectors (ranging from IT, energy, manufacturing to chemicals) on the legal aspects of their business activities in the EU, with a particular emphasis on regulatory compliance. Her practice spans EU legislation covering chemicals (REACH and the classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals), electrical and electronic equipment (the WEEE and RoHS Directives), the classification and treatment of waste, industrial emissions and environmental impact assessments. enevra also advises on the application of all aspects of EU competition law. She has particular experience of cartel investigations, in particular in defending clients in cartel proceedings, as well as introducing antitrust compliance programmes. She frequently advises on the rules and procedures governing the grant of State aid and public contracts covered by the EU public procurement directives. She has advised on the various procurement procedures, changes of contact terms and potential remedies, with a particular emphasis on the UK context. She is a member of the Bar of England and Wales and undertook her pupillage in a leading set of commercial chambers in London, where she gained first-hand experience in litigation before the English courts as well as commercial arbitrations (ICC and domestic). She is a member of the European Bar Group. Previously Genevra worked for an agricultural trade association and for a European NGO. As a volunteer for the AIRE Centre in London she advised individuals on their rights under EU and human rights law.

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Articles

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Kate Kelliher, Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Irina Trichkovska, Aqeel Kadri The EU Commission adopts a new Temporary Framework for State aid in the COVID-19 context to support the business suffering

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The European Commission has now adopted a Framework of temporary State aid rules enabling Member States to adopt measures to support the growing number of businesses suffering because of the COVID-19 outbreak. This is the first time since the 2008 financial crisis that the Commission has (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Christoph Arhold, Aqeel Kadri The EU Commission approves the first COVID-19 related State aid notification submitted by Denmark within 24 hours of the notification to compensate damages caused by cancellations of large public events

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As the number of businesses around the EU affected by the COVID-19 outbreak grows, many Member States are considering or have announced substantial supporting packages in an effort to limit the impact of the outbreak on the economy. Across the EU, measures vary, from governmental loans and (...)

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