CASE COMMENTS : STATE AIDS - AID GRANTED FOR THE PURCHASE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND – EXISTING AID – APPROPRIATE MEASURES – COMPETENCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION – EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Existing aids : The Great Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses four actions brought by the Commission in which this institution claimed that the Council lacked competence to decide that an aid scheme must be regarded as compatible with the internal market

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, ch. gde, 4 December 2013, Commission v. Council, Case C-117/10 CJEU, ch. gde, 4 December 2013, Commission v. Council, Case C-118/10 CJEU, ch. gde, 4 December 2013, Commission v. Council, Case C-121/10 In four judgments delivered on 4 December 2013, the Court of Justice, meeting in Grand Chamber, ruled once again on the relationship between, on the one hand, the Commission's primary competence to examine new or existing State aid and, on the other hand, the exceptional competence of the Council, pursuant to Article 108(2) TFEU, to declare State aid compatible with the internal market. The Context These four cases concerned aid schemes for the

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Jérôme Gstalter, Existing aids : The Great Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses four actions brought by the Commission in which this institution claimed that the Council lacked competence to decide that an aid scheme must be regarded as compatible with the internal market, 4 December 2013, Concurrences N° 1-2014, Art. N° 63354, pp. 148-150

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