Publicly-funded projects: State aid and procurement issues

Barrister: Matthew O’Regan
Area of law: Competition Law
Organiser: St John’s Chambers
Date: 16th March 2016
Overview: Even in times of austerity, there remains a substantial amount of public money available for a wide range of projects, including from the Regional Growth Fund, the Heritage Lottery Memorial Fund, the Big Lottery Fund, the European Regional Development Fund and the European Social Fund. In order that projects can get and keep funding, Matthew explains how to ensure compliance with: the State aid rules and funding recipients’ procurement obligations.

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