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A German government scheme to create a network of electric charging stations across the country is in line with EU state aid rules, the European Commission has said. 15 Feb 2017
The Irish government has missed the deadline to collect €13 billion in tax benefits that it is owed by Apple, European Union tax commissioner Margrethe Vestager has said. 02 Feb 2017
The 2015 Public Contracts Regulations implement the EU's 2014 Public Sector Procurement Directive in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by essentially 'copying out' the articles of the EU directive
Under European Union rules it is illegal for EU countries to give financial help to some companies and not others in a way which would distort fair competition. This help is called state aid, and the rules barring it are enforced by the European Commission...
This guide was updated in December 2015
This guide is based on UK law. It was written and last reviewed in January 2010. It is part of a series of OUT-LAW guides on green IT . The UK Government's Sustainable Procurement Action Plan...
This guide has been superseded. Instead, please see our guide on Public procurement law: the basics . The guide below is out of date and is no longer updated. The rules affecting procurement of...
This guide is based on UK law and focuses on the current public, and not utilities, procurement rules. The law stated is up to date as at 6 February 2013.
In November the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) annulled a European Commission decision from 2004 which said that an offer made to France Télécom by the French authorities had constituted state aid incompatible with the internal market. 22 Dec 2016
A Spanish tax break that was only available to Spanish companies acquiring foreign companies constituted a 'selective' tax advantage in breach of EU state aid rules, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) said in two cases, overturning previous... 21 Dec 2016
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