State aid in the postal sector

State Aids

The EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation to assess whether some capital injections granted by Denmark and Sweden to postal companies are in line with EU State aid rules (PostNord / Post Danmark)
DG COMP (Brussels)
State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into capital injections in favour of PostNord and Post Danmark* The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether certain capital injections granted by Denmark and Sweden to PostNord and Post Danmark are in line (...)

The EU General Court confirms the compatibility of a polish State aid granted to its postal operator (Inpost Paczkomaty)
Arendt & Medernach (Luxembourg)
The source of this dispute is a Commission decision not to raise objections to the measure notified by Polish authorities concerning the aid granted to Poczta Polska ("PP") in the form of compensation for the net cost of fulfilling its universal postal service obligations for the period between (...)

The EU Commission finds overcompensation in the State aid for the incumbent postal operator in Spain (Correos)
College of Europe (Bruges)
Article published on StateAidHub: http://stateaidhub.eu, republished in e-Competitions with the courtesy of the author. The original title of this article appears below the e-Competitions title. Authors are welcome to write an alternative article on this case/text, provided they have no (...)

The EU Commission approves compensation granted by Denmark to the incumbent postal company to fulfil its public service mission (Post Danmark)
DG COMP (Brussels)
State aid: Commission approves compensation granted by Denmark to Post Danmark for its universal service obligation* The European Commission has concluded that the compensation granted by Denmark to Post Danmark to fulfil its public service mission during the period 2017-2019 is in line with (...)

The EU Commission approves the State aid granted to the incumbent postal operator in Denmark to meet the costs of its universal service obligations (Post Danmark)
College of Europe (Bruges)
Article published on StateAidHub: http://stateaidhub.eu, republished in e-Competitions with the courtesy of the author. The original title of this article appears below the e-Competitions title. Authors are welcome to write an alternative article on this case/text, provided they have no (...)

The EU Commission approves the compensation provided by the UK to the incumbent postal operator for the extra costs of the public services provided for the 2018 - 2021 period (Post Office Limited)
College of Europe (Bruges)
* Article published on StateAidHub: http://stateaidhub.eu, republished in e-Competitions with the courtesy of the author. The original title of this article appears below the e-Competitions title. Authors are welcome to write an alternative article on this case/text, provided they have no (...)

The EU General Court rules on the concept of advantage in relation to the costs borne by competitors (Germany)
College of Europe (Bruges)
Compensation for the extra costs imposed by law* Introduction On 14 July 2016, the General Court rendered its judgment in case T 143/12, Germany v Commission. The outcome was a victory for Germany as the General Court annulled Commission decision 2012/636 which had ordered Germany to recover (...)

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