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New aid: The Italian Supreme Court delivers the judgment putting an end to the saga of the regular maritime links between mainland Italy and the islands of Sardinia and Sicily (Traghetti del Mediterraneo)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment dated 16 October 2020, the Italian Court of Cassation put an end to the Traghetti del Mediterraneo saga after the Court of Justice delivered its third judgment in January 2019 (CJEU, 23 January 2019, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri v Fallimento Traghetti del Mediterraneo SpA, C-387/17, EU:C:2019:51 - see comments by Raphaël Vuitton, Concurrences, n° 2-2019, pp. 119-122). Reminder of the saga The case dates back to the 1970s when two shipping companies operated regular maritime links between mainland Italy and the islands of Sardinia and Sicily. FDTM brought an action for damages for the harm suffered as a result of Tirrenia 's policy of

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Francesco Martucci, New aid: The Italian Supreme Court delivers the judgment putting an end to the saga of the regular maritime links between mainland Italy and the islands of Sardinia and Sicily (Traghetti del Mediterraneo) , 16 October 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100561, pp. 145-146

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