Depiction of Seminar on the Foreign Subsidies Regulation

Seminar on the Foreign Subsidies Regulation

Join us on 2 February 2023 to hear from some of the foremost experts on the Foreign Subsidies Regulation (‘FSR’), including Ben Smulders, Deputy Director-General, State Aid, DG Competition; Christof Schoser, Head of Commission Task Force on the FSR; Ianis Girgenson, Group General Counsel, United Group; and Denis Redonnet, Deputy Director-General, Chief Trade Enforcement Officer, DG Trade; as well as representatives from EU and third-country industries and companies.

Register below to attend:

In the autumn of 2022, the EU adopted the FSR. The FSR will give the European Commission new powers to ‘effectively tackle foreign subsidies that cause distortions and undermine the level playing field in the internal market’. This new Regulation, which the Commission believes will close a gap in its current toolbox, will come into force across the EU from mid-2023.

The discussions, held over the course of an afternoon and chaired by Sir Philip Lowe and Lode Van Den Hende, will cover both strategic and high-level issues in relation to the FSR, as well as the practical, concrete questions facing companies and practitioners. The upcoming Commission draft-implementing regulation, setting out what must be included in notifications and further procedural details, will also be discussed.

If you have any questions contact us at [email protected], the team will be happy to help you.

This event is being run by Oxera Consulting LLP (‘Oxera’) and Herbert Smith Freehills (‘HSF’). Oxera and HSF will act as joint data controllers and will store and use your data in accordance with both HSF’s and Oxera’s privacy policies. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

Date and time

02 Feb 2023 14:00 CET
to 18:00 CET

Venue

Herbert Smith Freehills
Rue de Loxum 25
Bruxelles
1000 Bruxelles
Belgium
Guest speakers

Ben Smulders
Deputy Director-General, State Aid, DG Competition

Christof Schoser
Head of Commission Task Force on the FSR at DG Competition

Denis Redonnet
Deputy Director-General, Chief Trade Enforcement Officer, DG Trade

Ianis Girgenson
Group General Counsel, United Group

In partnership with

Herbert Smith Freehills

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