ALERT: STATE AID - INCOMPATIBLE AID - COMMITMENTS GIVEN BY THE NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH EU LAW - JUDICIAL REVIEW

Scope of judicial review: The Court of Justice of the European Union broadens the scope of judicial review of the Commission’s decisions approving commitments given by the national authorities in order to make existing state aids compatible with the internal market (Stichting)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 15 March 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered two judgments in the cases of C-414/15 (Stichting Woonlinie and others) and C-415/15 (Stichting Woonpunt and Others). Today's two judgements concern the Dutch social housing financing system, which provides for aid to wocos, non-profit housing companies (woningcorporaties) whose mission is to acquire, build and rent out housing for disadvantaged persons and socially disadvantaged groups, but which also carry out other commercial activities. At the outset of this case, six wocos challenged the Commission Decision of 15 December 2009 by which the latter approved and made binding the

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Alain Ronzano, Scope of judicial review: The Court of Justice of the European Union broadens the scope of judicial review of the Commission’s decisions approving commitments given by the national authorities in order to make existing state aids compatible with the internal market (Stichting), 15 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 84082, www.concurrences.com

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