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2016


 
09 November Market based solutions to bank restructuring and the role of State Aid
KOOPMAN Gert-Jan
Brussels     ECMI Annual Conference     en  
 
14 October State aid rules: supporting investment, protecting competition
VESTAGER Margrethe
Firenze, Italy     IBA 20th Annual Competition Conference, Florence     en  
 
09 September Working together for fairer taxation
VESTAGER Margrethe
Copenhagen     Copenhagen Business School     en  
 
20 May State aid tax cases: Sine timore aut favore
LAITENBERGER Johannes
St. Gallen, Switzerland     International Competition Law Forum     en  
 

2015


 
03 February Statement by Commissioner Vestager on the opening of an in-depth investigation into the Belgian excess profit ruling system
VESTAGER Margrethe
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 

2014


 
08 October Commission concludes modified UK State aid measures for Hinkley Point nuclear power plant are compatible with EU rules
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
21 May Statement on new state aid rules for R&D and innovation and on the extended notification exemptions of state aid
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
10 April Developments in EU competition policy
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Athens     European Competition Day     en  
 
09 April Introductory remarks on new guidelines on state aid for environmental protection and energy for the period 2014-2020
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
21 February Concurrence et croissance pour l’après-crise
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Paris     5ème Conférence New Frontiers of Antitrust     fr  
 

2013


 
02 December State aid Modernisation for an integrated EU energy market
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     Eurelectric event     en  
 
14 November Aides d'Etat en faveur du cinéma
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     fr  
 
13 September EU competition policy and innovation
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Florence, Italy     IBA 17th annual competition conference     en  
 
03 July Introductory remarks on new state aid rules for airports and airlines
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
01 February State aid reform and the new Regional State Aid Guidelines
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     Committee of the Regions     en  
 
11 January Doing more with less – State aid reform in times of austerity: Supporting growth amid fiscal constraints
ALMUNIA Joaquín
London     King's College     en  
 

2012


 
20 December Aprobación de los planes de reestructuración de del segundo grupo de bancos españoles que precisaban ayuda estatal: Banco Mare Nostrum, Banco Caja3, Liberbank y Banco CEISS
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     es  
 
22 October The Economic and Monetary Union, the euro and the financial crisis
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Barcelona, Spain     Barcelona Graduate School of Economics     en   es  
 
11 October Reviewing the Commission’s Regional aid guidelines
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     Open Days – 10th European week of regions and cities     en  
 
25 September Presenting the State aid modernisation initiative
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     EP workshop: State Aid Modernisation     en  
 
25 July Statement on Antitrust and State aid issues
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
19 June Presenting the Annual Competition Report for 2011
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     ECON Committee, European Parliament     en  
 
07 June The State Aid Modernisation Initiative
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     EStALI – European State Aid Law Institute, 10th Experts' Forum on New Developments in European State Aid Law     en  
 
08 May State Aid Modernisation
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
24 February Restructuring EU banks: The role of State aid control
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     CEPS Lunchtime Meeting     en  
 
23 February Modernising State aid control
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Economic and Social Committee     en  
 
24 January Banking sector and State aid
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Paris, France     The third Future of Banking Summit     en  
 

2011


 
02 December State aid and distortion of competition
VAN DER WEE Dominique
Islamabad, Pakistan     Conference on "Competition Enforcement Challenges & Consumer Welfare"     en  
 
11 November Developments in State aid policy
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Berlin     State Aid Round Table - BDI     en  
 
21 October Fuelling growth in Romania: The role of competition policy
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Bucharest, Romania     Romanian Competition Council     en  
 
04 October The impact of the crisis State aid regime for banks
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Economic and Social Committee     en  
 
01 October Stability and competition in EU banking during the financial crisis: the role of state aid control
KOOPMAN Gert-Jan
    Competition policy international     en  
 
20 September Presentation of Comission decision on HSH Nordbank and State of Play on State Aid rules to banks
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
15 September State aid control as a resolution tool in the EU
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Wrocław, Poland     Eurofi Financial Forum 2011     en  
 
12 July Competition policy in 2010 and the SGEI reform
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Parliament     en  
 
24 June The new economic climate: driving competition in key sectors
ITALIANER Alexander
London     Chatham House     en  
 
17 June Beyond the banking crisis: another chapter in Ireland's history of resilience
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Dublin, Ireland     Federation of International Banks in Ireland     en  
 
26 May An integrated approach to State aid
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European State Aid Law Institute Conference     en  
 
12 May Reform of EU State aid rules on the Services of General Economic Interest
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Committee of the Regions, Brussels     Committee of the Regions     en  
 
02 May Reforming EU State aid rules on public services: The way forward
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Policy Center     en  
 
02 February Landesbanken and the EU competition rules
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Berlin, Germany     9th Handelsblatt annual conference     en  
 

2010


 
01 December Commission prolongs crisis framework with stricter conditions – trend towards less and better targeted aid continues despite crisis-related spike
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
10 June State aid rules can help Europe exit crisis
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European State Aid Law Institute     en  
 
09 June Competition Policy in support of the EU 2020 policy objectives
ITALIANER Alexander
Vienna, Austria     Vienna Competition Conference 2010     en  
 
27 May New competition rules for the car sector
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
29 April Postal services: state aid aspects
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Valencia, Spain     Second High-Level Conference on Postal Services     en  
 
16 April Europe 2020: for competitive and sustainable industries - "The future of work, innovation and industries"
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Bonn     Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau, Chemie, Industrie (IG BCE) Advisory Board     en  
 
09 April Competition, competitiveness, growth: a new impetus for the European Union
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Parma     Confindustria Conference - "Liberta e Benessere – l'Italia al Futuro"     en  
 
18 February Competition, State aid and Subsidies in the European Union
ALMUNIA Joaquín
Paris, France     9 th Global Forum on Competition     en  
 

2009


 
07 December Les aides d’Etat au secteur financier
LOWE Philip
Paris     Cour d’appel de Paris     fr  
 
28 November Better targeted aid is the name of the game
KROES Neelie
London, UK     European State Aid Law Institute     en  
 
18 November Commission outlines conditions for state aid to KBC, ING and Lloyds
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
17 November Reflections on the past seven years – "Competition policy challenges in Europe"
LOWE Philip
Conrad Hotel, Brussels     GCR 2009 Competition Law Review     en  
 
19 October Private Enforcement of State Aid rules
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
29 September Lessons learned from the economic crisis - Address to Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Parliament     en  
 
29 September Speech at Eurofi Financial Forum
LOWE Philip
Göteborg, Sweden     Eurofi Financial Forum     en  
 
24 September The Lessons Learned - 36th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy
KROES Neelie
New York, USA     Fordham University New York     en  
 
11 September Competition law in an economic crisis
KROES Neelie
Fiesole, Italy     13th Annual Competition Conference of the International Bar Association     en  
 
25 June Presentation of the Commission's State aid proposals: draft Guidelines for broadband networks
LOWE Philip
Brussels     ECTA Conference on "Fibre investment for Europe’s recovery"     en  
 
23 June Banks must reform and restructure Address at OECD
KROES Neelie
Paris     Forum: "The Crisis and Beyond: For a Stronger, Cleaner, Fairer Economy"     en  
 
23 June After the State Aid Action Plan: – the EU’s new State Aid framework
UNGERER Herbert
Brussels     EU State Aid Summit     en  
 
22 June State aid and the banking sector – the European banking sector’s futures
UNGERER Herbert
Vienna     Unico Round Table on Risk Management 2009     en  
 
03 June An EU perspective on National Intervention and State aid in the current financial and economic crisis
UNGERER Herbert
Brussels     Kreab&Gavin Anderson Roundtable     en  
 
25 May Die EU und der Amsterdam Test - - Grundbedingungen und nationaler Spielraum - Der Drei-Stufen-Test im Kontext
UNGERER Herbert
Berlin, Germany     Institut für Medien- und Kommunikationspolitik, Berlin, und Erich Pommer Institut, Potsdam     de  
 
14 May State Aids 2008 / 2009 - 12 months of crisis management and reforms
UNGERER Herbert
Brussels     European State Aid Law Institute     en  
 
14 May Keeping Markets working effectively: Europe's challenge in recessionary times
LOWE Philip
Brno, Czech Republic     Czech Presidency of the EU     en  
 
12 May State aid decisions on Landesbanken
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
07 May State aid decisions on Commerzbank, Hypo Real Estate and Northern Rock
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
27 April How competition policy benefits SMEs
KROES Neelie
Brussels     "Craft and SME Convention" of UEAPME (European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) at European Economic and Social Committee     en  
 
19 March The forthcoming Broadcasting Communication; measures to promote broadband
KROES Neelie
The Hague, Netherlands     Education, Culture and Science Committee of the Dutch Parliament     en  
 
24 February Economic crisis and State aid perspectives - Application of EU state aid rules in times of financial and economic crisis
UNGERER Herbert
Bucharest, Romania     Romanian Competition Council     en  
 
19 February The return to long-term viability
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Parliament     en  
 
17 February The Road to Recovery
KROES Neelie
Paris, France     OECD Competition Committee     en  
 
08 January Avoiding the protectionist trap
KROES Neelie
Paris, France     Conference "Nouveau Monde, Nouveau Capitalisme"     en  
 

2008


 
17 December State aid for financing the real economy, merger approvals and Slovak Post - Introductory remarks at press conference
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
08 December The role of state aid in tackling the financial & economic crisis
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
05 December EU state aid rules – part of the solution
KROES Neelie
Luxembourg     EStALI conference     en  
 
02 December State aid: Commissioner Kroes briefs Economics and Finance Ministers on financial crisis measures
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
27 November Public funding for broadband networks and EU State aid rules: Issues ahead
UNGERER Herbert
Brussels     9th ECTA Regulatory Conference     en  
 
22 November Competition and respect of identity of social economy enterprises
EVANS Lowri
Strasbourg     European Conference on Social Economy     en  
 
07 November State aid in perspective: Europe, UK and Wales - The European Perspective on State aid control
EVANS Lowri
Cardiff, UK     Welsh Assembly Government / Welsh Local Government Association / Law Society Office in Wales     en  
 
06 November The new approach to State aids and its consequences for the Romanian business environment in the view of the newly adopted General Block Exemption regulation
UNGERER Herbert
Bucharest, Romania     European competition and competitiveness day in Romania     en  
 
30 October European Forum on State Aid - opening speech
UNGERER Herbert
Warsaw, Poland     The Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection     en  
 
28 October Preserving the competitiveness of European industry – the contribution of state aid policy
KROES Neelie
Brussels     The Centre     en  
 
17 September The External Dimension of State Aid Control
UNGERER Herbert
Brussels     Claes&Casteels Conferences     en  
 
11 July New developments in European State Aid Policy
KROES Neelie
Berlin, Germany     Joint Conference BDI / Berliner Gesprächskreis     en  
 
12 June New developments in European State Aid Law 2008
UNGERER Herbert
Brussels     The European State Aid Law Institute     en  
 
12 June The State aid action plan: delivery on track
EVANS Lowri
Brussels     6th EStALI Experts' Forum on new developments in European state aid law     en  
 
09 June State aid for broadcasting
KROES Neelie
Cologne, Germany     Medienforum     en  
 
27 May State Aid and climate change – creating the right incentives for business
KROES Neelie
Brussels     Round Table on Environmental Protection and Climate Change     en  
 

2007


 
15 November State aid reform: a process of Lisbonisation
EVANS Lowri
Lisbon     II Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics     en  
 
15 November Economics in state aid: soon as routine as dentistry ?
EVANS Lowri
Lisbon     II Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics     en  
 
08 November European state aid reform: what's in it for SMEs
KROES Neelie
Brussels     EPP-DE and UEAPME     en  
 
08 October The Law and Economics of State aid control – a Commission Perspective
KROES Neelie
Berlin, Germany     Joint EStALI/ESMT Conference, "The Law and Economics of European State Aid Control"     en  
 
29 June State aid reform – current directions
EVANS Lowri
Brussels     Law Society Conference     en  
 
21 May Two years into the SAAP - State of Play and prospects
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European State Aid Law Institute Conference     en  
 
21 May Concluding remarks - 5th experts' forum on new developments in European State
EVANS Lowri
Brussels     European State aid Law Institute (EStALI)     en  
 
27 April State aid and globalisation – the competition perspective
KROES Neelie
Würzburg     Informal Competitiveness Council     en  
 

2006


 
15 December Delivering the State Aid reform
EVANS Lowri
Brussels     Concurrence - revue des droits de la concurrence     en  
 
17 November State Aid reform: modernising the current framework
EVANS Lowri
London     King's College & European State Aid Law Institute     en  
 
07 November State Aid reform: where do we stand? Status of the State Aid Action Plan
EVANS Lowri
Brussels     IBC Global Conferences     en  
 
21 September The refined economic approach in state aid law: a policy perspective
KROES Neelie
Brussels     GCLC/College of Europe     en  
 
21 April Less and better state aid for growth and jobs – the new rules on research, development and innovation, and risk capital
KROES Neelie
Graz     Informal Competitiveness Council     en  
 

2005


 
17 November Innovation from a Business Perspective: the State Aid Aspects
KROES Neelie
Brussels     European Commission     en  
 
26 August The reform of EU state aid control
ROELLER Lars-Henrik
Amsterdam     EEA Annual Conference     en  
 
14 July The State Aid Action Plan – Delivering Less and Better Targeted Aid
KROES Neelie
London, UK     UK Presidency Seminar on State Aid     en  
 
14 June Reforming Europe’s State Aid Regime: An Action Plan for Change
KROES Neelie
Brussels, Belgium     Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr/University of Leiden: Joint conference on European State Aid Reform     en  
 

2004


 
27 April State Aid Enforcement in Context: competitiveness, economic reforms and enlargement
MONTI Mario
Brussels, Belgium     The Mentor Group - Forum for EU/US Legal-Economic Affairs     en  
 

2003


 
01 December New developments in State Aid Policy
MONTI Mario
Brussels, Belgium     British Chamber of Commerce     en  
 
01 December State Aid: The Commission's plans for reform - Procedural Reform - The Significant Impact Test
LOWE Philip
Brussels, Belgium     British Chamber of Commerce     en  
 
19 June New challenges for State Aid policy
MONTI Mario
Brussels, Belgium     European State Aid Law Forum     en  
 
13 June State Aids and Cohesion Policy
LOWE Philip
Brussels, Belgium     "Regional policy after 2006: co-operation, co-existence or conflict" - conference organised by several Scottish business associations and sponsored by the Scotland House     en  
 
26 May Objectives of State Aid Policy in the European Union and in the international context
LOWE Philip
    European Parliament     en  
 

2002


 
07 November Kontrolle staatlicher Beihilfen und Daseinsvorsorge
DRABBE Humbert
Brussels, Belgium     Delegation of Thüringen     de  
 
22 January EU Policy towards fiscal state aid
MONTI Mario
The Netherlands     Seminar on "State Aid and Tax" - Universiteit Nyenrode     en  
 

2001


 
26 January Perspectives for the EU's state aid policy and role of Member States
SCHAUB Alexander
Copenhague     State Aid Forum     en  
 

2000


 
30 March The Community's State Aid Policy
MONTI Mario
Brussels     Conference of the 16 Ministers of Economic Affairs of the German Länder     en  
 

1998


 
01 February State aid policy enforcement in the new Länder of Germany - Status in 1997
DEPYPERE S.
    Newsletter-February 1998     en  
 

1997


 
01 September State aid in the ECSC steel sector
SCHAUB Alexander
        en  
 
14 May European Competition Policy - in particular developments in policy on State aid control
SCHAUB Alexander
Brussels     CIRFS General Assembly     en  
 
09 April L'aide d'état et l'environnement
NAESAGER Lene
Bruxelles Swisshôtel     Asoc. distrib. électricité     da  
 
01 March EU's regler om statsstøtte
PETERSEN
    EU-ret & Mennesleret     da  
 
20 January The Future of State Aid Control
MEDERER Wolfgang
        en  
 
01 January Naar een moderner mededingingsbeleid in de Europese Unie: het staatssteunbeleid
DANCET Geert
    Maandschrift Economie     nl  
 

1996


 
26 November Le droit de la défense dans les procédures en matière d'aides d'Etat + Actes colloque
HOUTMAN Anne
Bruxelles     Association Européenne des Avocats     fr  
 
18 July State Aid Control in the EU - in particular the latest developments on policy concerning the recovery of incompatible aid
SCHAUB Alexander
Vienna     Forum for US-EU Legal-Economic Affairs     en  
 
01 February Introduction to the law, practice and policy of state aids in the EC
KOBIA Roland
Gand     Institute for European Business Administration     en  
 
25 January Die Stellung der Unternehmen im europaeischen Beihilfeverfahren
MEDERER Wolfgang
Brüssel         de  
 

1995


 
26 June L'encadrement communautaire des aides aux entreprises
LEYTHIENNE Denis
        fr  
 
18 January State Aid Control: failure or success?
EHLERMANN Claus Dieter
        en  
 
01 January State aid control by the Eruropean Commission: The case of the automobile sector
DANCET Geert
        en  
 
01 January L'application des règles communautaires en matière d'aides d'état aux établissements de crédit
FELTKAMP Ronald
        fr  
 
  
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