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

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Oana Andreea Stefan

King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law; King's College London

Katri Havu

University of Helsinki

Liisa Tarkkila

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Marie Lamoureux

CERIC, Aix-Marseille University

Nathalie Rubio

Aix-Marseille University

Andreas Hofmann

Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science

Jacopo Alberti

University of Ferrara

Filippo Croci

Universita' Degli Studi Di Milano

Caroline Cauffman

Maastricht University

Niels J. Philipsen

Maastricht University - Faculty of Law, Metro

Verena Rošic Feguš

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Andrea Biondi

King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law

Date Written: August 5, 2020

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Stefan, Oana Andreea and Havu, Katri and Tarkkila, Liisa and Lamoureux, Marie and Rubio, Nathalie and Hofmann, Andreas and Alberti, Jacopo and Croci, Filippo and Cauffman, Caroline and Philipsen, N. J. and Rošic Feguš, Verena and Biondi, Andrea, EU Competition and State Aid Soft Law in the Member States: Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Slovenia and the UK (August 5, 2020). King's College London Law School Research Paper Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3667387 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3667387

Oana Andreea Stefan (Contact Author)

King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law ( email )

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King's College London ( email )

School of Law
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London, WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

Katri Havu

University of Helsinki ( email )

Faculty of Law
Yliopistonkatu 3, P.O. Box 4
Helsinki, FIN-00014
Finland

Liisa Tarkkila

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Marie Lamoureux

CERIC, Aix-Marseille University ( email )

Faculté de Droit et de SP., 3 av. Robert Schuman
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, 13628
France

Nathalie Rubio

Aix-Marseille University ( email )

3 Avenue Robert Schuman
3 Avenue Robert Schuman,
Aix-en-Provence, 13628
France

Andreas Hofmann

Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science ( email )

14195 Berlin
Germany

Jacopo Alberti

University of Ferrara ( email )

Corso Ercole I d'Este 37
Ferrara, 44100
Italy

Filippo Croci

Universita' Degli Studi Di Milano ( email )

VIA FESTA DEL PERDONO 7
MILAN, 20122
Italy

Caroline Cauffman

Maastricht University ( email )

P.O. Box 616
Maastricht, 6200MD
Netherlands

N. J. Philipsen

Maastricht University - Faculty of Law, Metro ( email )

P.O. Box 616
Maastricht, 6200MD
Netherlands
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+31 43 325 9091 (Fax)

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Verena Rošic Feguš

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Andrea Biondi

King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law ( email )

Somerset House East Wing
Strand
London, WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

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