Governing the Interregnum: State Aid Rules and the COVID -19 Crisis

Market and Competition Law Review 2020

King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2020-48

18 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Last revised: 12 Dec 2020

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Andrea Biondi

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

Date Written: August 27, 2020

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Biondi, Andrea, Governing the Interregnum: State Aid Rules and the COVID -19 Crisis (August 27, 2020). Market and Competition Law Review 2020, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2020-48, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3703095 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3703095

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