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Maritime services: The General Court of the European Union confirms the Commission’s decision relating to an aid granted to a carrier for certain ferry services between Marseille and Corsica (SNCM)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Despite the disappearance of its main player - the Société nationale Corse Méditerranée (SNCM) - the judicial saga of the dispute concerning State aid for the maritime link between France and Corsica, which has been on the registers of the Court of First Instance and the Court of Justice for many years, has just been repeated in two judgments of the Court of First Instance of 1 March 2017. Background The circumstances surrounding this litigation are now widely known. For a proper understanding of the dispute at issue in the present case, it will suffice to recall that, in 2007, following a tendering procedure which had many developments, the local authority

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Raphaël Vuitton, Maritime services: The General Court of the European Union confirms the Commission’s decision relating to an aid granted to a carrier for certain ferry services between Marseille and Corsica (SNCM), 1 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83864, pp. 144-148

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