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Genevra Forwood

White & Case (Brussels), White & Case (London)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Genevra Forwood advises and litigates on a broad range of areas of EU law, across a variety of industrial sectors ranging from energy and manufacturing to pharmaceutical and chemicals. As a seasoned litigator, Genevra has pleaded a number of high-profile cases before the EU courts. One particular area of focus is the EU’s economic sanctions against third countries. She co-leads the Firm’s EU and UK Sanctions teams, and over the years has handled hundreds of queries on this topic, spanning advisory and transactional work through to investigations and contentious matters. Genevra also advises on other aspects of EU regulatory compliance, including in the areas of public procurement, EU public contracts, environmental laws and consumer protection. She assists clients with their own compliance, and has drafted a number of complaints to the European Commission in respect of failures of Member States to comply with their obligations under EU law. Genevra also advises and litigates on EU antitrust and State aid law. She frequently advises on the rules and procedures governing the grant of State aid, and has acted for both beneficiaries and complainants in proceedings before the European Commission and EU courts. She is currently involved in cutting-edge cases on the interface between EU law and international investment protection treaties.

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Articles

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Mark D. Powell, Alexandra Rogers, Marc Israel, Genevra Forwood The EU Court of Justice confirms that a parent company is jointly liable for the conduct of a former subsidiary involved in a cartel in the high-voltage power cable sector (Goldman Sachs)

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The European Court of Justice (the "ECJ") has confirmed the EU General Court’s (and the European Commission’s) finding that Goldman Sachs was jointly liable for the conduct of a former subsidiary, Prysmian, which the Commission fined for its involvement in the high voltage power cables cartel (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Marc Israel, Irina Trichkovska, Aqeel Kadri, Kate Kelliher The EU Commission extends its COVID-19 State aid rules to recapitalisation and subordinated debt measure

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In anticipation of the wave of requests from stricken companies due to the COVID-19 outbreak for more long-term State support, on 8 May, the Commission extended the scope of its State aid Temporary Framework to allow Member States to take stakes in non-financial companies affected by the (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Aqeel Kadri, Kate Kelliher The EU Commission adopts an amendment to extend the temporary framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak

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On 3 April, the Commission adopted an Amendment to extend the Temporary Framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak adopted on 19 March (covered in our previous alert : European Commission publishes its emergency COVID-19 State aid rules and rapidly approves (...)

Kate Kelliher, Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Irina Trichkovska, Aqeel Kadri The EU Commission adopts a new Temporary Framework for State aid in the COVID-19 context to support the business suffering

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The European Commission has now adopted a Framework of temporary State aid rules enabling Member States to adopt measures to support the growing number of businesses suffering because of the COVID-19 outbreak. This is the first time since the 2008 financial crisis that the Commission has (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Christoph Arhold, Aqeel Kadri The EU Commission approves the first COVID-19 related State aid notification submitted by Denmark within 24 hours of the notification to compensate damages caused by cancellations of large public events

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As the number of businesses around the EU affected by the COVID-19 outbreak grows, many Member States are considering or have announced substantial supporting packages in an effort to limit the impact of the outbreak on the economy. Across the EU, measures vary, from governmental loans and (...)

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