CASE COMMENT : EC CASE LAW - PUBLIC SECTOR - ECONOMIC SERVICE OF GENERAL INTEREST - ART. 86.2 EC

Economic services of general interest: The CFI gives substantial precisions on construing Art. 86.2 EC with regard to the division of responsibilities and jurisdictions between Member States and the EC related to undertakings entrusted with the operation of services of general economic interest (BUPA)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CFI, 12 February 2008, BUPA and Others v Commission, Case T-289/03. After a particularly lengthy investigation (almost five years), the Court of First Instance of the European Communities was called upon to rule on the legality of Commission Decision C(2003) 1322 final of 13 May 2003 not to raise State aid control objections to the Risk Equalisation Scheme (hereinafter 'RES') introduced by the Irish authorities in the private health insurance market (hereinafter 'GPA'). Without going into the full judgment, which contains some 348 paragraphs, in particular as regards its contribution to State aid law and the 2003 Altmark jurisprudence on the treatment of

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Stéphane Rodrigues, Economic services of general interest: The CFI gives substantial precisions on construing Art. 86.2 EC with regard to the division of responsibilities and jurisdictions between Member States and the EC related to undertakings entrusted with the operation of services of general economic interest (BUPA), 12 February 2008, Concurrences N° 2-2008, Art. N° 16696, p. 178

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