STATE AIDS: MARKET ECONOMY INVESTOR PRINCIPLE – FINANCIAL SECTOR - SERIOUS DISTURBANCE IN THE ECONOMY OF A MEMBER STATE

Market economy investor : The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms that the market economy investor principle is applicable to the amendments to the repayment terms for State aid (Commission / Netherlands, ING Groep)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. At first instance, the Court of First Instance partially annulled the Commission's decision of 18 November 2009 classifying a series of measures in favour of ING in the context of the banking crisis as compatible aid, taking into account the commitments given by the Dutch authorities (Trib. EU, 2 March 2012, The Netherlands and ING Groep v Commission, cases T-29/10 and T-33/10). The Commission appealed to the Court against this judgment, considering that it raised several questions of principle, relating on the one hand to a risk of extending the applicability of the private investor test in a market economy and, on the other hand, to the possibility for

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Bruno Stromsky, Market economy investor : The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms that the market economy investor principle is applicable to the amendments to the repayment terms for State aid (Commission / Netherlands, ING Groep) , 3 April 2014, Concurrences N° 3-2014, Art. N° 68350, pp. 144-146

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