Introduction to State Aid – post event page

One East Midlands ERDF Reach & Impact project in partnership with Shoosmiths LLP delivered a free morning briefing on Wednesday 4 June on state aid specifically for the VCS and funding advisers to the sector operating in the East Midlands.

Sarah Livestro, Senior Associate at Shoosmiths LLP, delivered the briefing, which covered: 

  • An overview of what state aid rules are and what delegates need to be aware of in order to comply with the rules state aid if applying for European Regional Development Funding (ERDF);
  • Some of the pitfalls if you don’t consider the issue of state aid; and
  • Updates on state aid changes in legislation.

The presentation from the briefing can be downloaded here.

The briefing including information on European Commission’s new GBER, which will come into force on 1 July 2014. For further information click here.