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European Union Law of State Aid, 3rd Edition by Bacon QC, Kelyn (19th January 2017)

Part II Specific Types of Aid, 16 Financial Services

Kelyn Bacon

From: European Union Law of State Aid (3rd Edition)

Kelyn Bacon QC

From: Oxford Competition Law (http://oxcat.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 June 2019

Banking — Sectoral aid

This chapter deals with the State aid rules applicable to financial services. It begins with a historical account of the situation regarding State aid rules in this sector before, during and after the financial crisis, and provides an outline of the Crisis Framework and Banking Union mechanisms. After a discussion of specific issues regarding the existence and quantification of support for financial services undertakings, the chapter deals with the compatibility of crisis aid under the Crisis Framework Communications and Banking Union legislation. The chapter concludes with a discussion of specific procedural issues arising in relation to financial services aid, including the use of monitoring and divestiture trustees and the implementation of restructuring commitments.

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