UKSALA – Latest Developments in State Aid Law as they affect The United Kingdom and Germany


24 Jun, 2016    
10:00am - 5:00pm


Dean St, The Liberties, , Dublin, D08 W3X7

Event Type

UK State Aid Law Association, 29th Roundtable

Languages: English / German (with simultaneous translation)

10.00 Welcome by Organisers
Ulrike Suchsland, BDI (Association of German Industries)

10.15   Application of State Aid rules by European Court of Justice
Judge Christopher Vajda, European Court of Justice

Moderators: Kelyn Bacon QC / Thomas Jestaedt

10.45 Discussion

11.15 Coffee

11.45  Ensuring compliance by the Member State Authorities
Gareth Evans, UK Department for Business
Sven Kaiser, German Federal Ministry of Economics
Nicola Pesaresi, Head of Unit, DG Competition, European Commission

Moderators: Gabriele Quardt / George Peretz QC

12.30 Discussion

13.00 Lunch Break

14.15 EU Commission Initiative against “aggressive” tax planning as it affects the Member   States
Karl Soukup, Director, DG Competition, European Commission
Andreas von Bonin, Freshfields
Howard Liebman, Jones Day and   American Chamber of Commerce (Brussels)
Berthold Welling, BDI (Association of German Industries)

Moderators: Nicholas Forwood QC / Till Müller-Ibold

15.15 Discussion

15.45 Tea

16.00 Application of Economic Analysis in State Aid Cases: Any Progress?
Vincent Verouden, E-CA
James Kavanagh, Oxera

Moderators: Christian Ahlborn / Ulrich Soltesz

16.30 Discussion

17.00 End of  Meeting

Membership of UK State Aid Law Association is open to lawyers, academics, students, public servants, and others interested in State aid law and its implementation in the United Kingdom. Membership is free, to join, please click here.

To register for this event please click here.