CASE COMMENTS: PUBLIC ACTIONS – EUROPEAN UNION - RAIL TRANSPORT – PUBLIC SERVICE CONTRAT – DIRECT AWARD

Public service contract: The Court of Justice of the European Union interprets the regulation on public passenger transport services by rail and road (PSO) in such a way as to favor the freedom of authorities intending to directly award a public service contract (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment of 24 October 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union interpreted the PSO Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on public passenger transport services by rail and by road) to leave freedom to competent national authorities that intend to directly award a public service contract for passenger transport by rail. In the present case, there was a dispute between the Authority responsible for ensuring competition and the market and the Autonomous Region of Sardinia in Italy concerning the direct award to Trenitalia SpA of a public service contract for passenger transport

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Francesco Martucci, Public service contract: The Court of Justice of the European Union interprets the regulation on public passenger transport services by rail and road (PSO) in such a way as to favor the freedom of authorities intending to directly award a public service contract (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato), 24 October 2019, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 94517, pp. 204-205

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