CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - TAX ADVANTAGE - ANNULMENT

Advantage: The Court of Justice of the European Union censures the judgment by which the General Court of the European Union annulled the decision of the European Commission declaring as illegal and incompatible State aid the tax advantage received by a Barcelonan professional football club (Fútbol Club Barcelona)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. After the Court of First Instance had to deal with numerous appeals concerning State aid granted to Spanish professional football clubs (Trib. EU, 26 Feb 2019, Athletic Club, T-679/16, EU:T:2019:112, Trib. EU, 26 Feb 2019, Fútbol Club Barcelona, T-865/16, EU:T:2019:113, Trib. EU, 22 Mar 2019, Hércules Club de Fútbol, T-766/16, EU:T:2019:173, com. R. Vuitton, Concurrences, No. 2-2019, pp. 133-137, Trib. EU, 22 May 2019, Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, T-791/16, EU:T:2019:346, com. R. Vuitton, Concurrences, No. 3-2019, pp. 137-139, Trib. EU, 12 March 2020, Valencia Club de Fútbol, T-732/16, EU:T:2020:98, Trib EU, 12 March 2020, Elche Club de Fútbol, T-901/16,

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Raphaël Vuitton, Advantage: The Court of Justice of the European Union censures the judgment by which the General Court of the European Union annulled the decision of the European Commission declaring as illegal and incompatible State aid the tax advantage received by a Barcelonan professional football club (Fútbol Club Barcelona), 4 March 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100552, pp. 132-135

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