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State aid notion: The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms that the establishment of a platform dedicated to the electronic award of public contracts does not fall within the notion of State aid, since the activity pursued is not of an economic nature, but must be considered as an act of public power (Aanbestedingskalender)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 7 November 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case C-687/17 (Aanbestedingskalender BV and others).. It dismisses the appeal brought by the appellants, who are service providers in the field of electronic public procurement in the Netherlands, against thejudgment delivered on 28 September 2017. by the Court of First Instance of the European Union in State aid case T-138/15 (Aanbestedingskalender BV and Others v. European Commission), in which it upheld the Commission's findings that the Commission had, by decision of 18 December 2014, found thatthat the financing measures granted by the Dutch authorities for the

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Alain Ronzano, State aid notion: The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms that the establishment of a platform dedicated to the electronic award of public contracts does not fall within the notion of State aid, since the activity pursued is not of an economic nature, but must be considered as an act of public power (Aanbestedingskalender), 7 November 2019, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 92295, www.concurrences.com

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