Our EU, Competition & Procurement team has an outstanding track record in Ireland in the area of State aid law. We frequently advise and assist beneficiaries, complainants and Government bodies in relation to:
- Investigations into the alleged existence of State aid
- Procedural issues relating to State aid law
- Complaints to the European Commission with regard to State aid granted to third parties
- Court actions relating to the alleged grant of State aid
An intervener in the General Court
in the Apple €13bn state aid case.
Bank of Ireland
on three successful Commission State aid approval decisions as part of the bank’s €3.5bn restructuring.
in the successful approval decision of State aid to ptsb by the European Commission.
on the restructuring plan submitted to the European Commission for its €875m recapitalisation.
on its successful appeal to the European General Court overturning the European Commission’s finding of State aid, relating to Ryanair’s dealings with Charleroi Airport.
in relation to the European Commission approval of State aid from Ireland for the restructuring and privatisation of Irish Steel.