Matheson


Practice Areas

State Aid

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Expertise

We specialise in State aid rules and regularly advise clients on the applicability of these regimes and the remedies available to them.  We have advised the State in respect of allegations of State aid and have represented the State before the European Commission.  We advise alleged beneficiaries of State aid on the relevant EU and Irish rules applicable to them.  We have also made numerous complaints to the European Commission alleging the grant of prohibited State aid,and been involved in investigations by the European Commission.

Experience Highlights

We have advised;

  • A number of major energy companies on State aid complaints to the EU Commission
  • On State aid issues connected to the National Broadband Plan
  • RTÉ, the national broadcaster, on State aid allegations and an EU Commission investigation
  • Post Office Ltd on repeated successful applications for State aid clearance from the EU Commission for its receipt of more than £1 billion of public funding for the provision of Services of General Economic Interest

We specialise in State aid rules and regularly advise clients on the applicability of these regimes and the remedies available to them.  We have advised the State in respect of allegations of State aid and have represented the State before the European Commission.  We advise alleged beneficiaries of State aid on the relevant EU and Irish rules applicable to them.  We have also made numerous complaints to the European Commission alleging the grant of prohibited State aid,and been involved in investigations by the European Commission.


We have advised;

  • A number of major energy companies on State aid complaints to the EU Commission
  • On State aid issues connected to the National Broadband Plan
  • RTÉ, the national broadcaster, on State aid allegations and an EU Commission investigation
  • Post Office Ltd on repeated successful applications for State aid clearance from the EU Commission for its receipt of more than £1 billion of public funding for the provision of Services of General Economic Interest


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