CASE COMMENTS: STATE AIDS - SERVICE OF GENERAL ECONOMIC INTEREST

Compensation of charges of a service of general economic interest: The CFI holds that a company operating in the field of public services is not necessarily entrusted with public service obligations within the meaning of Community legislation (TV2Denmark)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CFI, 16 March 2004, Danske Busvognmænd v. Commission, Case T-157/01 EC Comm. dec. 2005/217/EC, 19 May 2004, on measures implemented by Denmark for TV2/Danmark, case C 2/2003 (ex NN 22/2002) While the Member States have a wide degree of autonomy in choosing and organising their services of general economic interest, the Court of First Instance recalled in its judgment in Danske Busvognmaend of 16 March 2004 (see previous comment) that it is not sufficient for an undertaking to be entrusted with obligations if it acts in the sphere of "public service". public service within the meaning of Community law. Danish legislation provides that, outside the

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Alain Alexis, Compensation of charges of a service of general economic interest: The CFI holds that a company operating in the field of public services is not necessarily entrusted with public service obligations within the meaning of Community legislation (TV2Denmark), 16 March 2004, Concurrences N° 1-2004, Art. N° 12062, pp. 83-84

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