Sep 1, 2021
For subsidiaries of U.S. companies looking to establish and/or grow their presence in an EU Member State and are perhaps seeking financial assistance from one of the Member States, it’s important to be aware of the European Union’s regulation of State aid. What is State aid and how does it impact U.S. companies with subsidiaries in the European Union, including France? We’re discussing the latest updates to EU State aid and discussing these controls vis-à-vis COVID-19.
Joining the podcast is Jacques Derenne, the Co-Leader of Sheppard Mullin’s Antitrust and Competition Group and the head of the EU Competition & Regulatory practice at Sheppard Mullin’s Brussels office. He is a member of the Brussels and Paris bars. He is also a Professor at the University of Liège and at the Brussels School of Competition.
The co-hosts for this episode are Valérie Demont and Sarah Ben-Moussa.
Valérie Demont is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in Sheppard Mullin’s New York Office and the Co-Chair of Sheppard Mullin’s French Desk. Valérie focuses her practice primarily on U.S. and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and securities offerings and corporate governance matters. She has been involved in numerous mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and dispositions for corporations and private equity funds in the U.S., Europe and Asia (including India). In particular, she routinely advises foreign companies with the establishment and growth of their operations in the United States.
Sarah Ben-Moussa is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group in Sheppard Mullin’s New York office and is a member of the firm’s Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance team. Sarah focuses her practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financings and corporate governance matters. As a member of the firm’s French Desk, she has advised companies and private equity funds in both the United States and Europe on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, complex commercial agreements, and general corporate matters.
What We Discussed in This Episode:
Jacques Derenne - https://www.sheppardmullin.com/jderenne
Sheppard Mullin French Desk: www.sheppardfrenchdesk.com
Co-Chair - Valérie Demont – https://www.sheppardmullin.com/vdemont
Co-Chair - Christine Hoefliger Hourcade - https://www.sheppardmullin.com/choefliger
Sarah Ben-Moussa - https://www.sheppardmullin.com/sbenmoussa
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