The EU Court of Justice examines the concept of state attributability in relation to a fiscal exemption previously approved by the Council (Eurallumina)

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The Possibly Conflicting Roles of EU Institutions on State Aid* Introduction On 10 December 2013, the Court of Justice, in C‑272/12 P, wrote another chapter in the long-running case of the exemption from excise taxes for alumina producers in France, Ireland and Italy. This is not the last chapter. The Court annulled a judgment of the General Court and referred the case back to the General Court. In fact this was the second time that the Court of Justice has annulled a judgment of the General Court concerning the same case. This is extremely unusual. I cannot think of any other instance of double annulment. The case is not only interesting because of its long duration and legal twists, but primarily, for our purposes, because it deals with several important aspects of State aid

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Phedon Nicolaides, The EU Court of Justice examines the concept of state attributability in relation to a fiscal exemption previously approved by the Council (Eurallumina), 10 December 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2013, Art. N° 62547

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