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BECCLE hosts seminar with Gjermund Mathisen from the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA)

A growing role for economics in State Aid Control

Bilde av EFTA Surveillance Authoritys  kontor i Brussel og portrett av Mathisen

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BECCLE, Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics, was pleased to host a seminar with Gjermund Mathisen Tuesday 23 September.

Gjermund Mathisen is Senior Officer, Legal and Executive Affairs, EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA), and newly appointed Director for the Authority’s Competition and State Aid unit.

Mathisen gave an introduction to the new reform on State Aid and the growing role for economics in State Aid control.

– It is very exciting to welcome the newly appointed Director for the Authority’s Competition and State Aid unit to BECCLE. ESA's decisions are of outmost importance to Norwegian businesses and public authorities alike, and we are honored to be among the first to host the new Director, says Professor Tommy S. Gabrielsen, general manager at BECCLE