ALERT: STATE AID - GUARANTEE - ADVANTAGE - PRESUMPTION OF ADVANTAGE

Proof of an advantage: The General Court of the European Union reminds the Commission that it must demonstrate that an implicit illimited guarantee granted by a Member State effectively confers a real economic advantage to the beneficiary (France/IFP Énergies nouvelles)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By way of a ruling http://curia.europa.eu/juris/docume... By judgment of 26 May 2016 in Joined Cases T-479/11 (France v Commission) and T-157/12, the Court of First Instance of the European Union severely sanctions the Commission's lightness in concluding that the unlimited implicit guarantee granted by the State to the Institut Français du Pétrole, as a result of its conversion in 2006 into a public establishment of an industrial and commercial nature (EPIC), constituted State aid. As a result of the present judgment, the Court of First Instance of the European Union annuls in part the decision http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ... of the

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Alain Ronzano, Proof of an advantage: The General Court of the European Union reminds the Commission that it must demonstrate that an implicit illimited guarantee granted by a Member State effectively confers a real economic advantage to the beneficiary (France/IFP Énergies nouvelles), 26 May 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 81092, www.concurrences.com

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