*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CFI, 19 October 2005, CDA Datenträger Albrechts GmbH v Commission, Case T-324/00 Following a formal investigation into new and existing aid, the Commission declared the state aid granted to LCA by the German authorities incompatible with the common market (the complex facts of the case mainly concern cases of misuse of aid). The Commission ordered Germany to recover the aid not only from LCA, but also from CDA, which had acquired part of the assets of LCA after it was wound up. The Commission took the view that LCA had actually benefited from the aid in question and that CDA's acquisition of certain LCA assets was an attempt to circumvent the rules. The
CASE COMMENTS: STATE AIDS - AID RECOVERY - BENEFICIARY
Aid recovery: The CFI explains the notions of actual beneficiary and ofintention to evade the repayment obligation (Freistaat Thüringen - Datenträger Albrechts)
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