The EU Commission releases a White Paper consulting on leveling the playing field as regards foreign subsidies

The Commission’s White Paper on Foreign Subsidies* 1. Overview On 17 June 2020, the European Commission (“EC”) issued a White Paper consulting on “Levelling the Playing Field as regards Foreign Subsidies”. These are major new proposals to protect EU companies against perceived unfair advantage from companies benefitting from subsidies from non-EU States. Countries such as China and Russia have already reacted to the White Paper, urging the EU to guard itself against protectionism. In a recent joint statement, the German and French economy ministers emphasised that their countries want to have a more level playing field to be in a situation to compete with China and the US. [1] Others within the EU believe the EC proposals are not far-reaching enough: for instance, the centre-right

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  • Kirkland & Ellis (London)
  • Kirkland & Ellis (London)

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Paula Riedel, Krista Koskivirta, Thomas Wilson, The EU Commission releases a White Paper consulting on leveling the playing field as regards foreign subsidies, 17 juin 2020, e-Competitions June 2020, Art. N° 95561

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