CASE COMMENT : CASE LAW - ECJ/CFI CASE LAW - STATE AID - STATE AID CONCEPT - LOGISTICAL AND COMMERCIAL ASSISTANCE TO A SUBSIDIARY - TRANSFER OF THE EXPRESS DELIVERY BUSINESS TO THAT SUBSIDIARY - CONDITION OF DISTORTION OF COMPETITION

Notion of State aid: The ECJ puts an end to the Chronopost-UFEX case (La Poste / UFEX)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. ECJ, 1 July 2008, Chronopost SA, La Poste v Union française de l'Express (UFEX) and Others, cases C-341/06 P and C-342/06 P. The Court's decision of 1 July 2008 in the reference cases puts an end, at least as regards its "State aid" aspect, to a long history which has marked State aid law since it was a question of defining the concept of aid in the context of the commercial and operational relations between a public service undertaking with a legal monopoly (the postal monopoly), a historical monopoly, and one of its newly created subsidiaries (SFMI-Chronopost) to enable it to better manage an activity developed by private operators and open to

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Jean-Yves Chérot, Notion of State aid: The ECJ puts an end to the Chronopost-UFEX case (La Poste / UFEX), 1 July 2008, Concurrences N° 4-2008, Art. N° 22184, pp. 109-111

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