CASE COMMENTS: STATE AIDS – COURT OF JUSTICE – FAVOURABLE TARIFF FOR ELECTRICITY SUPPLIES – NEW AID

Judicial suspension of the effects of the termination: The Court of Justice of the European Union, unlike the General Court of the European Union, considers that the prolongation of a contract granting a favourable tariff for electricity supplies to an undertaking imposed by the judge as interim relief is a new State aid (DEI / Alouminion)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Court of Justice allowed the appeal brought by DEI, an intervener at first instance in support of the Commission, against the judgment of the Court of First Instance of 8 October 2014 (TEU, Alouminion v Commission, Case T-542/111). Without itself lodging an appeal, the Commission intervened in support of DEI's appeal. Beyond the particularities of the case, the judgment of 26 October 2016 is of twofold interest. On the one hand, it clarifies the concept of existing aid in relation to that of new aid, and this is a controversial area in which there is relatively little case law. On the other hand, it examines whether the identity of the author of the

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Bruno Stromsky, Judicial suspension of the effects of the termination: The Court of Justice of the European Union, unlike the General Court of the European Union, considers that the prolongation of a contract granting a favourable tariff for electricity supplies to an undertaking imposed by the judge as interim relief is a new State aid (DEI / Alouminion), 26 October 2016, Concurrences N° 1-2017, Art. N° 83422, pp. 149-150

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