ALERTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - LIMITATION PERIOD – ILLEGAL AID - RECOVERY

Recovery : The Court of Justice of the European Union considers that the limitation period of ten years for the recovery of aid applies only to the relationship between the Commission and the Member State (Nelson Antunes da Cunha / IFAP)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Stressing the need for full recovery of unlawful aid, the Court of Justice of the European Union considers that the limitation period of 10 years for the recovery of aid applies only to relations between the Commission and the Member State and that a national limitation period must be left unapplied if it expired before the adoption of the Commission decision ordering recovery or if it elapsed mainly because of the delay by the national authorities in implementing that decision. On 30 April 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Case C-627/18 (Nelson Antunes da Cunha Lda v Instituto de Financiamento da Agricultura e

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Alain Ronzano, Recovery : The Court of Justice of the European Union considers that the limitation period of ten years for the recovery of aid applies only to the relationship between the Commission and the Member State (Nelson Antunes da Cunha / IFAP), 30 April 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 94769, www.concurrences.com

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