EU Competition and State Aid Soft Law in the Member States: Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Slovenia and the UK
190 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2020 Last revised: 14 Dec 2020
Date Written: August 5, 2020
This Fourth SoLaR Working Paper looks at the reception of EU competition and State aid soft law in selected Member States. The paper draws on interdisciplinary methodologies and combines case law research and interviews to show how national authorities and judges deal with EU soft law. The overall conclusions, authored by Oana Stefan, are presented first, followed by the national reports authored by national PIs. The work has been completed by the European Network of Soft Law Research, and the co-authors acknowledge funding from the European Commission under 575097-EPP-1-2016-1-FI-EPPJMO-NETWORK.
Keywords: competition; State aid; soft law; justiciability; legal effects; practical effects
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