The EU Commission adopts new State aid rules for services of general economic interest (SGEI)

"The New State Aid Rules for Services of General Economic Interest (SGEI): the Commission Decision and Framework of 20 December 2011"*1. Introduction: the 2011 package [1] On 20 December 2011, the European Commission adopted a new package of State aid rules for services of general economic interest (SGEI) [2], which replaced the 2005 package [3]. The 2011 package consists of four instruments that apply to public authorities that grant compensation for the provision of SGEI: A new Communication [4], clarifying basic concepts of State aid relevant for SGEI [5]; A new proposal for a de minimis Regulation [6], providing that compensation below EUR 500.000 over three years does not fall under State aid scrutiny (the final text is expected to be adopted in spring 2012); A revised

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

Quotation

Nicola Pesaresi, Adinda Sinnaeve, Valérie Guigue-Koeppen, Madalina Radulescu, Joachim Wiemann, The EU Commission adopts new State aid rules for services of general economic interest (SGEI), 20 December 2011, e-Competitions December 2011, Art. N° 54512

Visites 247

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues