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ERA: Annual Conference on European State Aid Law 2018


08 Nov 2018 to 09 Nov 2018





Event Description


This year’s conference is aimed at providing legal practitioners with a comprehensive update on the most recent developments from the Court of Justice of the EU and the European Commission in the field of EU State aid law. Special attention will be paid to fiscal State aid, State aid for energy and the environment and the international dimension of EU State aid control.



Key Topics

  • Update from the European Commission
  • Notable judgments of the Court of
  • Justice and the General Court of the EU
  • Tax and State aid
  • State aid control from an international perspective
  • Practical issues and challenges
  • State aid for energy and the environment




José Luis Buendía Sierra, Partner, Garrigues, Brussels

Jacques Derenne, Partner, Head of EU Competition and Regulatory, Sheppard Mullin, Brussels; Associate Professor, University of Liège

Eddy De Smijter, Head of International Relations Unit, DG COMP, European Commission, Brussels (to be confirmed)

Viktor Kreuschitz, Judge, General Court of the EU, Luxembourg

Conor Quigley QC, Serle Court Chambers, London; University of Oxford

Lena Sandberg, Of Counsel, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Brussels

Michael Jürgen Werner, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Brussels

Philipp Werner, Partner, Jones Day, Brussels

Who should attend?

Civil servants, in-house counsel, lawyers in private practice, industry representatives.



Online registration and programme


Language: English, French, German
(with simultaneous interpretation)

Organiser: Academy of European Law (ERA), Avgustina Lazarova

Event number: 218B14