ALERT: STATE AID - CONCEPT OF STATE AID - OBLIGATION TO STATE REASONS - EVIDENCE - EQUAL TREATMENT - PROTECTION OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATIONS

Concept of State aid: The Court of Justice of the European Union details the conditions in which the Commission may directly apply Article 107(3)(b) TFEU (Hellenic Republic)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 8 March 2016, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case C-431/14 (Greece v. Commission).. With this judgment, the Court clarifies that Following protests raised in January 2009 by a large number of Greek agricultural producers for the losses they had suffered in 2008 due to adverse weather conditions, the Greek public agricultural insurance body (ELGA) exceptionally paid compensation totalling €425 million to around 800 000 Greek farmers, financed by a loan taken out by ELGA from banks with a state guarantee. By decision of 7 December 2011In its decision, the Commission found the measures to

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Alain Ronzano, Concept of State aid: The Court of Justice of the European Union details the conditions in which the Commission may directly apply Article 107(3)(b) TFEU (Hellenic Republic), 8 March 2016, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79641, www.concurrences.com

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