CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES – STATE AIDS – NON CONTRACTUAL LIABILITY

State aids – Non contractual liability: The General Court orders the Commission to indemnify a company for having disclosed, in a decision relating to State aid, certain confidential information harmful to its reputation (Idromacchine/Commission)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. GCEU, 8 November 2011, Idromacchine a.o. v. Commission, Case T-88/09 A delay in the construction of a chemical tanker had led Italy to request the extension of a shipbuilding aid programme. The Commission granted the request, pointing in its decision to the delay attributable to the supplier of the tanks who had been unable to manufacture these essential components in accordance with the applicable standards. The decision named Idromacchine, the manufacturer of the tanks, as solely responsible for the delay, which was unforeseeable, exceptional and external to the aid beneficiary. This direct questioning of its competence was not exactly to Idromacchine's

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Pascal Cardonnel, State aids – Non contractual liability: The General Court orders the Commission to indemnify a company for having disclosed, in a decision relating to State aid, certain confidential information harmful to its reputation (Idromacchine/Commission), 16 February 2012, Concurrences N° 1-2012, Art. N° 42314, pp. 190-191

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