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COVID-19: The European Commission, in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic, wants to relax State aid rules to allow the Member States to support the economy and encourages companies to delay merger notifications

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 17 March 2020, the European Commission proposed to the 27 EU Member States to activateArticle 107(3)(b) of the TFEU.which declares "aid to make good the damage caused by natural disasters or exceptional occurrences compatible with the internal […]market" in order to remedy the serious disturbances in the EU economy since the emergence of the coronavirus. In addition to the many possibilities offered by the texts, it is a question of completing the existing framework. The Commission's objective is to be able to adopt the proposal for a temporary framework for State aid within the next few days, and in any case faster than it took three weeks to

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Alain Ronzano, COVID-19: The European Commission, in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic, wants to relax State aid rules to allow the Member States to support the economy and encourages companies to delay merger notifications, 17 March 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 93803, www.concurrences.com

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