Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Brussels)

Richard Masquelier

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Brussels)
Legal Trainee

Richard Masquelier is currently a legal trainee at Sheppard Mullin, Brussels. He has strong interests in competition law, international commercial arbitration and economy.

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Jacques Derenne, Richard Masquelier SGEI: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that constitutes aid a national measure which requires agents responsible for collecting municipal property tax to hold a postal current account to collect that tax from the taxpayers and to pay a commission for the management of that current account (Poste Italiane / Riscossione Sicilia)


The national disputes leading to the references for preliminary rulings in question concern a request for payment of fees sent by Poste Italiane to two concessionaires responsible for collecting a municipal property tax (l’imposta comunale sugli immobili, [’ICI’]) for the management of their (...)

Jacques Derenne, Ciara Barbu-O’Connor, Richard Masquelier COVID-19 : The General Court of the European Union dismisses for the first time two actions for annulment of decisions of the European Commission approving aid schemes in favour of airlines under Article 107(2)(b) and (3)(b) TFEU respectively (Ryanair)


Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 450 "no objections" decisions (decisions in preliminary examination phase) have been adopted by the Commission to approve aid schemes and individual aid notified by Member States (see, in particular, Jacques Derenne, Catalina Chilaru, (...)

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