The EU General Court confirms the Commission ruling on the calculation of the amount of compensation resulting from contractual obligations in the motorways sector (Autostrada Wielkopolska)

COMPENSATION TO A TOLL ROAD OPERATOR* Introduction When is a company entitled to compensation by the state? The easy answer is “when the state is liable for damage”. However, it may be possible for a company to claim compensation from the state when the state has assumed contractual obligations. On 24 October 2019, the General Court ruled in a case T‑778/17, Autostrada Wielkopolska v European Commission, which concerned the correct calculation of the amount of compensation resulting from contractual obligations. Autostrada Wielkopolska [AW] had applied for annulment of Commission decision 2018/556. In March 1997, following a public tender, AW won a concession for the construction and operation of a section of the A2 motorway in Poland for a period of 40 years. Under the concession

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Phedon Nicolaides, The EU General Court confirms the Commission ruling on the calculation of the amount of compensation resulting from contractual obligations in the motorways sector (Autostrada Wielkopolska), 24 October 2019, e-Competitions Due Process Research Program, Art. N° 92595

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