Governing the Interregnum: State Aid Rules and the COVID -19 Crisis
Market and Competition Law Review 2020
18 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Last revised: 12 Dec 2020
Date Written: August 27, 2020
This article focuses on the transformations and changes in the area of state aid control prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It attempts to provide a first assesment on the European Commission Temporary Framework on state aid measures to support the economy in the outbreak. It discusses whether the measures adopted have been effective and managed to guarantee on the one side the possibility of Member States to take swift and effective action as to ensure short and long term liquidity to undertakings affected by COVID 19 and on the other to preserve fair competition an respect of state aid rules control.
Keywords: State Aid, COVID-19, EU Law
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