CASE COMMENTS: STATE AIDS – EUROPEAN UNION – NOTION OF AID – COMPENSATION FOR THE COSTS INVOLVED IN THE PERFORMANCE – PUBLIC SERVICE OBLIGATIONS

Public service: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses an appeal against a judgment of the General Court of the European Union which partially annulled a Commission’s decision qualifying advertising revenues paid to a public service broadcaster as State aids but declaring these aids compatible with the internal market (Viasat Broadcasting UK)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. We have commented on the judgment of the Court of First Instance in this case in Concurrences No. 4-2015, pp. 169-170 (Trib. UE, 24 Sept. 2015, TV2 Danmark v Commission, Case T-674/11). The judgment on appeal does not provide any fundamental elements in relation to the judgment of the Court of First Instance and its interest is above all specific to the case in question. Background reminder After a first decision in 2004 (annulled in 2008), on 20 April 2011, the Commission reviewed the public funding of broadcasting in Denmark and took a new decision. The Commission qualified various measures taken by the Kingdom of Denmark in favour of TV2/Danmark A/S

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Jacques Derenne, Public service: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses an appeal against a judgment of the General Court of the European Union which partially annulled a Commission’s decision qualifying advertising revenues paid to a public service broadcaster as State aids but declaring these aids compatible with the internal market (Viasat Broadcasting UK), 8 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83851, pp. 138-139

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