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Book review: EU State Aid Control. Law and Economics, by Philipp Werner and Vincent Verouden

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Werner and Verouden

One of the big events of the season is the launch of Philipp Werner’s and Vincent Verouden’s, EU State Aid Control. Law and Economics, which came out a few months ago. It is a remarkable achievement for which they should be congratulated. Together with a large team of authors, they have truly managed to blend legal and economic analysis. It would have been already impressive as a law book tout court, but this aspect makes it special.

I was honoured that they asked me to review the book for the European State Aid Law Quarterly. My review has just come out, and has done so in a special 15th anniversary issue that matches the importance of the book (congratulations to the EStAL team, by the way: what they have achieved is wonderful too). When browsing through the review, I was proud to see an article co-authored by a former student of mine, Sylvain Petit, together with Adrien Giraud, a good friend of the blog.

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Written by Pablo Ibanez Colomo

30 May 2017 at 5:41 pm

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