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Competition Policy

State Aid Modernisation (SAM) background

On 8th May 2012, the Commission set out an ambitious State aid reform programme in the Communication on State aid modernisation.


Press Releases


  • Joint statement by Joaquín Almunia, EU Commissioner for Competition, and Werner Hoyer, President of the EIB, on State aid matters in relation to the activities of the EIB Group

Speeches by Joaquín Almunia


Archive - previous State aid reform: