Friday, 5 October 2018 | Brussels

Please contact Gaël Langosch if you want to receive information.


In Cooperation with: Vrije Universiteit Brussel and E.CA Economics


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08:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 Welcoming Notes
Caroline Pauwels (invited) and Andreas Bartosch

Brexit, the EEA Agreement and the State Aid Rules
Chair: Caroline Buts


  • Vincent Verouden
  • Maria J Segura Catalán
  • Andrea Biondi
10:15 Public Tenders and Advantages
Chair: Ben Van Rompuy

  • Tender Procedures and the Notion of Advantage
    Cees Dekker, Nysingh

  • What is the Framework for Assessment of Advantage when Contracting Authorities award Public Contracts?
    Cecilie Fanøe Petersen
11:00 Coffee break

11:30 MEOP and the Implications of Previous Aid
Chair: Dr. Malgorzata Agnieszka Cyndecka

  • Jan Bonhage
  • Phedon Nicolaides
12:15 Lunch

13:15 A Selection of Special Sectors and Issues
Chair: Andreas Bartosch

  • Does the Financing Mechanism determine whether a General Transport Infrastructure is an Economic Activity
    Rass Holdgaard, Rasmus Grønved Nielsen and Grith Skovgaard Ølykke

  • Applying for operating aid under the aviation guidelines 2014-2020
    Kristina Schattat and Natalia Budzynska

  • Excusing State intervention in Energy: Recent developments in Capacity Remuneration Mechanisms
    Nevin Alija

  • Recovery and the elimination of the distortion of competition
    Pernille Wegener Jessen
14:30 Ex-post monitoring and evaluation
Chair: Caroline Buts

  • Ex-post monitoring
    Luca Rossi

  • Ex-post evaluation
    Nicole Robins
15:15 Coffee break

15:45 A Selection of (Potentially Selective) Taxes
Chair: Jose Luis Buendia

  • Zero VAT for Electronic News Services?
    Malgorzata Agnieszka Cyndecka & Timothy Wyndham

  • The Interplay Between State Aid and Internal Market Rules: the Assessment of Sugar Taxes under Articles 107 and 110 TFEU.
    Maarten Aalbers and Ben Van Rompuy

  • State Aid and Tax Rulings in the European Union: First Attempts to Assess the Outcomes of Multilevel Regulation
    Alessandro Morini
17:00 Closing the day and invitation for drinks


*Programme may be subject to change.


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