The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court rules that deciding on recovery of unlawful State aid was required by the Commission decision regarding that aid and EU law even though the recipient of the aid was in restructuring proceedings (Osuuskunta Karjaportti)

The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court has decided on a complaint concerning the legality of decisions by a Finnish city (the city of Mikkeli) [1] and, later, the Administrative Court of Kuopio [2]. The decisions related to recovery of state aid which had been declared unlawful by the European Commission in its decision on 12 June 2012 [3]. The Commission decision had noted that certain aid measures that had been taken for the benefit of Osuuskunta Karjaportti (or ‘the Karjaportti Co-operative’) were unlawfully put into effect by Finland in breach of Article 108(3) TFEU and were incompatible with the internal market. Finland was, in practice through its local authorities, obligated to recover the unlawful aid from the beneficiary. The Commission stated in its decision that

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Katri Havu, The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court rules that deciding on recovery of unlawful State aid was required by the Commission decision regarding that aid and EU law even though the recipient of the aid was in restructuring proceedings (Osuuskunta Karjaportti), 13 January 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2015, Art. N° 73451

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