The French Administrative Court of Appeal of Nantes rejects the reimbursement of the already recovered sums of an illegal State aid from the beneficiary despite a formal illegality of the recovery orders.

Scott and Kimberly Clark has been a long-standing saga in front of the French Courts that has often needed CJEU intervention. Scott Paper Company is an American company engaged in the manufacture of paper. To enable the construction of a manufacturing plant in France, Scott SA, a French subsidiary of the American company, acting together with the Departément du Loiret and the City of Orléans agreed to the development of the land required for that factory to the Société d’économie mixte pour l’équipement du Loiret (‘Sempel’). The land in question had been sold to Sempel, for the nominal figure of FRF 1, by the City of Orléans. The City of Orléans and the departément of Le Loiret undertook to cover the costs of developing the site up to a maximum of FRF 80

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Georges Vallindas, The French Administrative Court of Appeal of Nantes rejects the reimbursement of the already recovered sums of an illegal State aid from the beneficiary despite a formal illegality of the recovery orders., 31 August 2010, e-Competitions August 2010, Art. N° 109091

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