ALERT: STATE AID - EXISTING AID - NEW AID - ALTERATION TO EXISTING AID

Modification of an aid: Advocate General Wathelet invites the Court of Justice of the European Union to rule that the General Court erred in judging that the transformation of existing aid into new aid was subject to its being shown that the alteration affected the pre-existing measure substantially and was not severable from it (Italian Republic)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 18 January 2017, Advocate General Melchior Wathelet delivered his Opinion in Case C-467/15. in Case C-467/15 (European Commission v Italian Republic). He concludes that thejudgment should be set aside. delivered on 24 June 2015 by the Court of First Instance of the European Union in Case T-527/13 (Italian Republic v European Commission). It will be remembered that the Court of First Instance dryly censured the Commission for its application of the concept of new aid, in this case unlawful aid involving recovery, in a case concerning an aid scheme granted to Italian milk producers by the Council of the European Union. The aid authorised by the Council

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Alain Ronzano, Modification of an aid: Advocate General Wathelet invites the Court of Justice of the European Union to rule that the General Court erred in judging that the transformation of existing aid into new aid was subject to its being shown that the alteration affected the pre-existing measure substantially and was not severable from it (Italian Republic), 18 January 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 84068, www.concurrences.com

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