State Aid State Aid

EU's GBER subsidy rules loosened to ease Covid-19 aid

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 02 Jul 2020 05:34
  • 02 Jul 2020 05:34
The EU rules that exempt vast swaths of aid from notification to Brussels have been softened to ease the flow of government support to stricken businesses during the Covid-19 crisis, the EU’s state aid regulator said today.

Companies in difficulty due to the pandemic will still be able to benefit from the

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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