UK Subsidy Control Regime Receives Royal Assent

May 2022

On 28 April 2022, the UK’s new regime to regulate subsidies received Royal Assent. The Subsidy Control Act 2022 (the Act), some parts of which enter into force immediately, replaces the rules that have been in place since Brexit. Although there is substantial carry-over from the interim rules, the Act also introduces some significant changes that affect both public authorities and private businesses.

  • Read Part One, where we explain the central aspects of the new Act and highlight the key changes
  • Read Part Two, where we discuss five important questions that the new legislation raises