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Episode 4 - Let’s talk competition - Unpacking the Foreign Subsidies Regulation



The fourth episode of Let’s Talk Competition took place on 10 October 2023 and focused on the new tools and investigative powers of the Foreign Subsidies Regulation (FSR).

Three renowned experts shared their views on this important subject:

  • Mr. Eddy De Smijter, DG Competition Head of Unit for the Foreign Subsidies Regulation;
  • Mrs. Merit Olthoff, Partner for Antitrust, Competition and Trade at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer;
  • Mr. Yves-Emmanuel Bara, Deputy Head of the Economic, Trade and Financial Service at the French Permanent Representation to the EU.

Mr. Javier Espinoza, Financial Times EU Correspondent, moderated the debate.

You can watch again the full episode here below as well as in DG Competition Youtube channel.