State aid and the EU law
Magdalena Czuba - Wąsowska
attorney, PhD, partner
tel.: +48 22 745 32 35
We provide legal counselling concerning regulation of state aid law and the European Union law. We provide services for both public (public administration institutions, state-owned companies) and private entities.
Our services include:
- preparing legal opinions, expert’s reports and reports on the state aid law (both national and of the European Union);
- preparing legal opinions on the existence of state aid and the need to obtain permission to receive it;
- support in the process of notifying state aid;
- preparing analyses of legal status of companies related to the state aid law as part of transactions (share deal, asset deal);
- Private Investor Test-type analyses (private investor test, private creditor test);
- analyses of impact of ownership changes on the scope of rights and obligations resulting from granted state aid, especially from agreements concluded in projects co-funded by the European Union;
- preparing models of funding projects using the EU funds;
- preparing conditions and rules of granting state aid in the context of requirements resulting from the European Union regulations;
- preparing drafts of investment agreements;
- legal audits of the execution of projects funded using state aid resources, especially the ones co-funded by the European Union;
- preparing legal opinions concerning the EU law.
Our key Clients whom we provide or provided with services concerning state aid and the EU law:
- Industrial Development Agency JSC [PL: Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu S.A.]
- Polish Development Fund [PL: Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A.]
- PFR Ventures S.A.
- Polish Investment and Trade Agency PFR Group [PL: Polska Agencja Inwestycji i Handlu S.A.]
- PGE Capital Group [PL: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.]
- PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A.
- Fortum Heat and Power Polska sp. z o.o.
- PGNiG Termika S.A.
- Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu (Chamber of Industrial Energetics and Energy Customers [PL: Izba Energetyki Przemysłowej Odbiorców Energii])