CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID - EDF RECAPITALIZATION - PRIVATE INVESTOR IN A MARKET ECONOMY TEST - BENEFICIARIES PROCEDURAL RIGHTS

Exercise of public powers: The CFI rules that the circumstances that a State uses financial ressources that are connected with the exercise of public powers do not justify to regard the State measures as actions connected with the exercise of public powers (EDF)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. General Court, 12 December 2009, EDF v. Commission, case T-156/04 The assessment under the State aid rules of the policy of clarifying the status of the assets of EDF's general supply network and its accounting and tax consequences provides an opportunity for the Court of First Instance to examine in greater depth the theory of the prudent private operator. Quelques explications sur la politique qui a été menée par la France, en prévision de la libéralisation du marché de l'électricité, pour la mise en place d'un cadre patrimonial, comptable et fiscal d'EDF adapté aux règles communautaires de la concurrence (1 ), sont nécessaires pour comprendre la décision de la

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Jean-Yves Chérot, Exercise of public powers: The CFI rules that the circumstances that a State uses financial ressources that are connected with the exercise of public powers do not justify to regard the State measures as actions connected with the exercise of public powers (EDF), 12 December 2009, Concurrences N° 1-2010, Art. N° 30338, pp. 149-153

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