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State Aid in The Netherlands

Lexology GTDT recently published their State Aid 2022 quick reference guide. This guide contains side-by-side comparison of local insights into state aid, including national policies and track record; relevant national authorities and implementing legislation; national schemes; considerations for aid applicants and for competitors; private enforcement in national courts; state actions to recover incompatible aid; and recent trends. The guide covers 9 European jurisdictions, including the Netherlands.
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Our state aid experts Marleen Botman and Georges Dictus provided the chapter on the Dutch jurisdiction. This chapter gives valuable insights on recent developments in the Netherlands by covering 39 key questions on state aid. The full Dutch chapter is available and will be sent after completing the form.

What can you expect? Please find a selection of the 39 key questions below.

  • Outline your jurisdiction's state aid policy and track record of compliance and enforcement. What is the general attitude towards subsidies in your system?
  • Which courts will hear private complaints against the award of state aid? Who has standing to bring an action?
  • What are the conditions for competitors to obtain damages for award of unlawful state aid or a breach of the standstill obligation in article 108(3) TFEU?
  • Are there any emerging trends or hot topics relating to state aid control in your jurisdiction?

Each of the 39 key questions will be answered thoroughly according to Dutch law.

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