30 March

EU Foreign Subsidies: A US perspective

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Thursday 30 March from 07:00 to 08:30 EDT

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JW Marriott Washington, DC

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest

20004 Washington United States
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Welcome & Breakfast




Eddy DE SMIJTER | Head of Unit - Policy and Strategy, International Relations, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)

Stéphane DIONNET | Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Brussels (bio)

Sean HEATHER | Senior Vice President, International Regulatory Affairs & Antitrust, US Chamber of Commerce, Washington D.C (bio)

Hendrik VIAENE | Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Brussels (bio)

Frédéric PRADELLES | Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Paris (bio)

Moderator: Jacques BUHART | Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Brussels (bio)




If you would like to read about this podcast’s topic, you can access the following Concurrences documents. If you do not have access, please inquire for Subscription here.

1. Merit Olthoff, Paul van den Berg, Sarah Erne, Joanna Goyder, Malte Symann, Christopher Sickinger, The EU Commission puts out for consultation a draft Implementing Regulation on proceedings pursuant to the Foreign Subsidies Regulation, 6 February 2023

2. Alain Alexis, Control of foreign subsidies distorting the internal market: Main amendments introduced by the co-legislators, February 2023

3. Bernard Horowitz, Foreign economic collection, CFIUS, Regulation (EU) 2019/452, and the circuitous journey towards EU-wide foreign direct investment screening, February 2023

4. Carole Maczkovics, Johan Ysewyn, Peter D. Camesasca, Sophie Bertin, Christian Ahlborn, Sibel Yilmaz, The EU Parliament and Council passes into force the Foreign Subsidies Regulation designed to prevent the distortion of the internal market, 12 January 2023

5. David R. Brenneman, Maria Luisa Di Lauro, Harry Robins, The US President Biden signs into law the 2023 spending bill which includes dramatically increasing funding for antitrust enforcers, and modernizing merger filing fees, 29 December 2022

6. James A. Fishkin, Beverly J. Ang, The US Congress enacts significant changes to Hart-Scott-Rodino Act in terms of filing fees and disclosure requirements, 23 December 2022

7. Farhad Jalinous, Karalyn Mildorf, Keith Schomig, Timothy Sensenig, Ryan Brady, The US Government issues first-ever presidential directive defining national security factors for CFIUS to consider in evaluating transactions, 15 September 2022


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JW Marriott Washington, DC

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest

20004 Washington United States