CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - TEMPORARY FRAMEWORK - COVID-19

COVID-19: The European Commission adopts a new temporary framework for state aid in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic implementing a flexible approach for approving emergency aid granted by Member States to businesses affected by the pandemic

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Commission's DG Competition has organised itself in a similar way to its response to the 2008 crisis, setting up a specific email address and telephone number for Member States (https://ec.europa.eu/competition/state_aid/what_is_new/covid_19.html; +32 2 296 52 00; COMP-COVID@ec.europa.eu), and listing all measures in a specific tab on its website. It has adopted a high rate of adoption of decisions approving the measures notified by the Member States. The general texts adopted since 13 March 2020 (as at 15 April 2020) are referred to above. Given the importance of the unprecedented issues and the exceptional situation facing the global

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  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Brussels)
  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Brussels)

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Jacques Derenne, Catalina Chilaru, COVID-19: The European Commission adopts a new temporary framework for state aid in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic implementing a flexible approach for approving emergency aid granted by Member States to businesses affected by the pandemic, 13 March 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 94390, pp. 128-143

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