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Illegal aid: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the two preliminary objections raised by the French Conseil d’État concerning the recovery of an illegal and incompatible aid from an agricultural producer (Copebi / FranceAgriMer)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 13 June 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case C-505/18 (Copebi SCA v FranceAgriMer).which follows a reference for a preliminary ruling from the French Conseil d'État. The case concerns aid amounting to EUR 330 million paid between 1992 and 2002 by the French Republic to fruit and vegetable producers in the context of 'contingency plans' designed to facilitate the marketing of those agricultural products harvested in France in a period of overproduction. For the record, the Commission, finding that this aid was unlawful, had, by Decision C 29/2005 of 28 January 2009The Court of First Instance declared the aid

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Alain Ronzano, Illegal aid: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the two preliminary objections raised by the French Conseil d’État concerning the recovery of an illegal and incompatible aid from an agricultural producer (Copebi / FranceAgriMer), 13 June 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 90833, www.concurrences.com

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