New State Aid Package for Services of General Economic Interest (SGEI)

Venue: Club of the University Foundation

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 16, 2012
Early Registration Date: Sep 14, 2012
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The State aid rules for granting compensation for SGEI have been recently reformed by the European Commission. The aim of the new regulation is to clarify the State aid rules for public services, but its practical implementation still raises questions among public authorities.

Your benefit
- Learn when the compensation for public services could constitute State aid and requires notification by the European Commission.
- Ensure the effective supply of Services of General Economic Interests such as: health care, social services, public transportation, energy supply and waste management.
- Receive detailed and comprehensive information on the new SGEI State Aid Package and learn how to implement it in practice.
- Analyse your own cases and get advice from the experts from the European Commission, other Member States and leading law offices.
- Participate in numerous discussion rounds, case studies and group exercises to become acquainted with all details of the new framework.

Focus group
- Lawyers and consultants specialised in public affairs
- State Aid Monitoring Offices in the Member States
- National Ministries and Agencies involved in the regulation and provision of public services, such as: Ministries for Social Affairs, Health, Transport, Infrastructure, Telecommunication, Economy and Energy
- Regional and Communal Governments and City Councils concerned with the provision of social services, health care, public transportation, energy and water supply, waste management and of other public services
- Companies providing public services both on national and local level


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Additional Information

The number of seats is limited to 25 to enable direct communication with the speakers for all participants. Registrations will be accepted on the first come-first served principle. Early bird rate: Register until 14th September 2012 and save 10%! Participation fee Regular fee: 1450 € Reduced fee for public authorities: 950 € Reduced fee for EStAL-subscribers: 950 € VAT added if applicable. The participation fee covers the participation in the training, academy materials, coffee breaks and lunches.