CASE COMMENTS: STATE AIDS – EUROPEAN CASELAW – CONCEPT OF STATE AID – PUBLIC SERVICE COMPENSATION – CAPITAL INCREASE

Concept of state aid: The General Court of the European Union confirms the European Commission’s analysis in qualifying the State measures granted in favour of a maritime transport company as incompatible aid (Saremar - Sardegna Regionale Marittima)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. This case (v. equals, Trib. EU, 6 April 2017, Regione autonoma della Sardegna, Case T-219/14 - this note refers only to judgment T-220/14) concerns the application of the conditions for a State measure aimed at compensating for the costs of a service of general economic interest not to be classified as State aid. These are the conditions established by the Altmark judgment and, in this case, in particular the second condition. Four conditions are required: firstly, the recipient undertaking must actually have been entrusted with the discharge of clearly defined public service obligations; secondly, the parameters on the basis of which the compensation is

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  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Brussels)

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Jacques Derenne, Concept of state aid: The General Court of the European Union confirms the European Commission’s analysis in qualifying the State measures granted in favour of a maritime transport company as incompatible aid (Saremar - Sardegna Regionale Marittima), 6 April 2017, Concurrences N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84555, pp. 117-121

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