Feb
15

Mamo TCV: Internship Opportunities for University Students

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Mamo TCV is seeking to recruit university students for a summer internship programme at the firm, across all its areas of practice. The programme is designed to give students practical, hands-on experience by working within a leading law firm, thus helping them to prepare for their future careers in their chosen area of specialisation. Interested candidates are encouraged to indicate their preferred areas of practice by selecting at least three departments of interest. The chosen applicants will be involved in projects that will expose them to the chosen area of p...
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Feb
03

State Aid and the Pandemic: 10 Months On

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The State Aid Temporary Framework (the "Framework") was initially adopted by the Commission on the 19 March to ease the difficulties various undertakings were facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was subsequently amended on a number of occasions to reflect the ever-changing effects of the pandemic and was set to expire on 30 June 2021, bar the recapitalisation measures that were to remain in effect until 30 September 2021. As a result of the pandemic's continued progression, the Commission deemed it fit to extend the Framework's scope and measures – inc...
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Nov
11

Public Consultation on the Intersection Between Competition Law and Sustainability Policy

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The European Commission has published a call for contributions, which will run until 20 November, on how EU competition policy can best support the "Green Deal". The Green Deal is the EU's action plan intended to boost the efficient use of resources by moving to a clean, circular economy and to restore biodiversity and cut pollution.The main goal is for Europe to be the first climate neutral continent by 2050.The idea is that competition policy, although not the primary tool to combat climate change and protect the environment, can complement regulation in doing s...
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Oct
19

COVID-19 State Aid to be Prolonged

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As a result of the unprecedented circumstances we are currently facing, a number of measures were adopted to ease the challenges that various businesses are facing. In this regard, the European Commission adopted the State aid Temporary Framework (the "Framework") on 19 th March, 2020, which has subsequently been amended a number of times to reflect the ever-changing nature of how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the economy. This Framework details the conditions under which State aid would be permissible under Article 107(3)(b) of the Treaty on the Functioni...
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Jul
16

Undertakings with Links to Tax Havens not to Receive State aid

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The European Commission ('Commission') has issued a recommendation to Member States that undertakings with links to tax havens (see list ) and/or undertakings that have been convicted of serious financial crimes should not be beneficiaries of any state aid. The aim behind this recommendation is to avoid the misuse of public funds and to strengthen safeguards against tax abuse and financial crime throughout the Union. Nevertheless, it ought to be noted that the recommendation does not absolutely prohibit every undertaking with a link to a listed non-cooperative jur...
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