The EU Commission adopts revised regional aid guidelines

State aid: Commission adopts revised Regional Aid Guidelines* The European Commission has adopted revised EU guidelines on regional State aid (the “Regional Aid Guidelines”), setting out the rules under which Member States can grant State aid to companies to support the economic development of disadvantaged areas in the EU, while ensuring a level playing field between Member States. The revised Guidelines will enter into force on 1 January 2022. The Regional Aid Guidelines are the first set of State aid rules that are revised following the announcement of the European Green Deal and the European Industrial and Digital Strategies. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said “The new Regional State aid Guidelines adopted today will enable Member

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European Commission, The EU Commission adopts revised regional aid guidelines, 19 April 2021, e-Competitions March 2021, Art. N° 100255

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