ALERTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - INCOMPATIBLE AID - STATE AID NOTION - ADVANTAGE - MARKET ECONOMY INVESTOR - BURDEN OF PROOF

Market economy investor: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeal of a steel group in the case of incompatible aid granted to it by the Walloon Region, ruling out any reversal of the burden of proof in the application of the market economy investor test (Duferco)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 7 May 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Case C-148/19 (BTB Holding Investments and Duferco Participations Holding v Commission).. It dismissed the appeal for annulment of thejudgment delivered on 11 December 2018. by the Court of First Instance of the European Union in Case T-100/17 (BTB Holding Investments SA and Others v Commission). It will be recalled that in that judgment, the Court of First Instance dismissed the action brought by the Duferco steel group against the decision of 20 January 2016. concerning the financial support granted by the Walloon Region to the Duferco group in the context of the

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Alain Ronzano, Market economy investor: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeal of a steel group in the case of incompatible aid granted to it by the Walloon Region, ruling out any reversal of the burden of proof in the application of the market economy investor test (Duferco), 7 May 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 94880, www.concurrences.com

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