ALERT: STATE AID - COMPATIBILITY - ALTMARK CONDITIONS - PUBLIC SERVICE OBLIGATIONS

Public service obligations: The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms that article 106(2) TFEU does not not require the Commission to take into consideration the second and fourth Altmark conditions in order to decide whether State aid is compatible with the internal market (Viasat Broadcasting)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 8 March 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case C-660/15 (Viasat Broadcasting UK Ltd.). in Case C-660/15 (Viasat Broadcasting UK Ltd). It dismissed the appeal brought by Viasat, a Danish commercial television channel, a direct competitor of the Danish public television service, against thejudgment of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities in Case T-157/99 (1 ) between the Court of Justice of the European Communities and the Court of First Instance of the European Communities (Second Chamber), composed of: C. Gulmann (Rapporteur), President of the Chamber, P.

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Alain Ronzano, Public service obligations: The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms that article 106(2) TFEU does not not require the Commission to take into consideration the second and fourth Altmark conditions in order to decide whether State aid is compatible with the internal market (Viasat Broadcasting), 8 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 84070, www.concurrences.com

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