ALERT: STATE AID - RESTRUCTURING AID - ACTION FOR ANNULMENT - NDIVIDUAL CONCERN - STANDING

Standing: The General Court of the European Union rules as inadmissible the action for annulment brought by a leading household appliance manufacturer against the Commission’s decision declaring a restructuring aid to another manufacturer compatible with the internal market insofar as it has not demonstrated a substantial effect on its competitive position (Whirlpool)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 22 June 2016, the Court of First Instance of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case T-118/13 (Whirlpool Europe BV v Commission). At the end of this judgment, the Court of First Instance finds inadmissible the action brought by Whirlpool, the second largest player on the French market for large electrical household appliances, in whose favour the appellant sought annulment of the decision. of 25 July 2012 on the State aid granted by France to FagorBrandt. It should be recalled that, in this case, the Commission, in an initial decision dated 21 October 2008, authorised France to implement aid to FagorBrandt on condition, inter alia,

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

  • L’actu-concurrence (Paris)

Quotation

Alain Ronzano, Standing: The General Court of the European Union rules as inadmissible the action for annulment brought by a leading household appliance manufacturer against the Commission’s decision declaring a restructuring aid to another manufacturer compatible with the internal market insofar as it has not demonstrated a substantial effect on its competitive position (Whirlpool), 22 June 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 81103, www.concurrences.com

Visites 179

All reviews