Sandro Santamato

European Commission - DG MOVE
Head of Unit

Mr. Santamato is head of unit at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport.

Linked authors

DG Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN) (Brussels)
DG COMP (Brussels)

Articles

1026 Bulletin

Matteo Salto, Sandro Santamato The EU Commission decides to open formal investigation proceedings on the subsidy provided by Italy to consumers buying a certain type of decoders allowing the view of digital television programs

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"State aid to digital decoders: proportionality is needed to meet common interest"* 1. Introduction In December 2005 the Commission decided to open formal investigation proceedings on the subsidy provided by Italy to consumers buying a certain type of decoders allowing the view of digital (...)

Nicolas Pesaresi, Sandro Santamato The EU Court of Justice delivers a judgment on the notion of State aid, addressing the issue of the compensation for services of general economic interest (Altmark)

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"Compensation for services of general economic interest: some thoughts on the Altmark ruling"* 1. Introduction With the Altmark judgement, the European Court of Justice has uttered the last word in a longstanding dispute: is compensation for services of general economic interest (SGEI) a (...)

Sandro Santamato The EU Commission decides that tax measures for banks introduced by an Italian piece of legislation are incompatible with State aid rules and orders their recovery

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"The restructuring of the Italian banking sector: State aid cannot assist mergers"* Introduction On 11 December 2001, the European Commission decided that the tax measures for banks introduced by Italian Law n° 461/98 of 23 December 1998 and the related Legislative Decree n° 153/99 of 17 May (...)

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