- by Gersi Mirashi
- February 22, 2023
Developments in State aid control in Albania
by, Anduena Gjevori
The Stabilisation and Association Agreement is the legal basis of the relations between Albania and European Union. It requires Albania, inter alia, to align with European Union standards State aid measures. In this framework, different governments have worked on introducing State aid legislation in line with European Union substantive and procedural State aid rules. Moreover, a State aid controlling authority has been established. The paper by analysing the legal and institutional framework with regard to State aid control will provide conclusions on the challenges and obstacles faced by Albania in the first phase of establishing an internal monitoring system of State aid as a precondition for its accession to European Union.