CASE COMMENTS: PUBLIC ACTIONS – ECONOMIC ACTIVITY – EXCLUSIF RIGHT

Service of general economic interest: The Court of Justice of the European Union applies the Altmark case law to a payment service of public pensions (EasyPay)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In 2000, the Bulgarian government decided by decree to pay retirement pensions by postal transfer. It entrusted this task to Balgarski poshti, the only commercial company wholly owned by the State and entitled to provide the universal postal service, including postal transfers. Since 2009, postal transfers are no longer included in the universal postal service. Two operators providing postal giro services have challenged the Decree in so far as it gives Balgarski poshti an exclusive right to pay pensions by postal giro. Lack of universal service The Court of Justice begins by excluding postal giro services from the

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Francesco Martucci, Service of general economic interest: The Court of Justice of the European Union applies the Altmark case law to a payment service of public pensions (EasyPay), 22 October 2015, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79114, pp. 203-204

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