This article discusses the effect of European Community state aid policy on competition. First, the article defines and discusses the types of state aid under the Treaty Establishing the European Community. Second, the article analyzes the distortion of competition and effect on trade that state aids have. Third, the article discusses whether state aid qualifies for an exemption because it fulfills some other goal of the Treaty.
Frédéric Yves Jenny,
Competition and State Aid Policy in the European Community,
18 Fordham Int'l L.J. 525
Available at: http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ilj/vol18/iss2/5