Germany Scores a Hat-trick of Non-Aid Measures!* At the end of April, the European Commission announced that seven measures were found not to constitute State aid because they could not be reasonably expected to affect cross-border trade. The finding of no affectation of trade is rare. That seven measures were thought not capable of affecting trade is very exceptional. Perhaps the Commission is trying to signal to Member States that after years of widening the concept of State aid, the time has come to hold it back. Three of the measures concern hospitals or clinics in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic [SA.37432], Durmersheim, Germany [SA.37904] and Bad Nenndorf, Germany [SA.38035], respectively. The other four measures concern advisory services in Kiel, Germany [SA.33149], the
The EU Commission finds a measure allowing a rental agreement to accommodate medical practitioners at a preferential rate not to constitute State aid for being to limited and lacking of affectation of interstate trade (Medical centre in Durmersheim)
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