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Georgios Yannouchos

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Georgios Yannouchos, Nicolas Chavonnand-Valades The French Administrative Court of Appeal for Nantes annuls a recovery order on the grounds that rights of the defence were infringed by denying the aid beneficiary a right of reply regarding the calculation of recovery order (Vergers de Chateaubourg)

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On 16 December 2003, the European Commission (the "Commission") requalified a disposition of the French tax code as an unlawful aid. This disposition, article 44 septies, allowed legal entities incorporated to acquire failing companies active in the industrial sector to be partially exempted (...)

Georgios Yannouchos, Nicolas Chavonnand-Valades The French Administrative Court of Appeal for Versailles annuls a recollection title but confirms that the principle of effectiveness prevails over damage claims by a beneficiary of State aid (Groupe Pierre Henry)

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On 16 December 2003, the European Commission (the "Commission") requalified a disposition of the French tax code as an unlawful aid. This disposition, article 44 septies, allowed legal entities incorporated to acquire failing companies active in the industrial sector to be partially exempted (...)

Georgios Yannouchos, Nicolas Chavonnand-Valades The French Administrative Court of Appeal for Douai annuls a recovery order by the Competition Authority on the grounds that the rights of the defence were infringed and for lack of motivation (Sté Unither Industries)

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On 16 December 2003, the European Commission (the "Commission") requalified a disposition of the French tax code as an unlawful aid. This disposition, article 44 septies, allowed legal entities incorporated to acquire failing companies active in the industrial sector to be partially exempted (...)

Georgios Yannouchos, Antoine Rećo The French Administrative Court of Appeal for Bordeaux dismisses an appeal which sought to claim that a recovery order was unlawful because it reversed the burden of proof (Société coopérative agricole de Vergt Socave)

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In 1992, France introduced an aid scheme to support the fruit and vegetable sector, comprising measures aimed at facilitating the marketing of agricultural products harvested in France, particularly in period of crisis. The aid was paid to farmers’ organizations; the latter allocating a portion (...)

Georgios Yannouchos, Ana Hergouth The French Supreme Court considers the recovery of State aid impossible if the collective procedure deadlines have passed (Trésorerie générale du Jura)

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On 16 December 2003, the European Commission (’Commission’) identified a French tax exemption scheme as illegal state aid, ordering France to recover it. This disposition, article 44 septies, allowed legal entities incorporated to acquire failing companies active in the industrial sector to be (...)

Georgios Yannouchos, Ana Hergouth The French Supreme Court considers the recovery of State aid impossible if the collective procedure deadlines have passed (Directeur départemental des finances publiques de la Loire)

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On 16 December 2003, the European Commission (’Commission’) identified a French tax exemption scheme as illegal state aid, ordering France to recover it. This disposition, article 44 septies, allowed legal entities incorporated to acquire failing companies active in the industrial sector to be (...)

Georgios Yannouchos, Nicolas Chavonnand-Valades The French Administrative Court of Appeal confirms that principles of legitimate expectations and legal certainty should not prevent State aid recovery (Societe Adiamix)

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On 16 December 2003, the European Commission (the ’Commission’) requalified a disposition of the French tax code as an unlawful aid. This disposition, article 44 septies, allowed legal entities incorporated to acquire failing companies active in the industrial sector to be partially exempted from (...)

Georgios Yannouchos, Ana Hergouth The French Council of State concludes that contribution to public electricity service does not constitute integral part of state aid (SNC Stop Hotel Villeneuve D’Ascq)

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The company SNC Stop Hotel Villeneuve D’Ascq (Stop Hotel) has asked the French Energy Regulatory Commission (’CRE’) to reimburse a part of its tax contribution to the public service for electricity (contribution au service public de l’électricité) (’CSPE’), arguing that it constitutes state aid which (...)

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