CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID – EUROPEAN UNION – UNDERTAKING AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITY – SOCIAL SECURITY – OVERALL ASSESSMENT

Economic activity: The Court of Justice of the European Union annuls a judgment of the General Court of the European Union and confirms a decision of the European Commission declaring that State measures in favour of health insurance bodies do not constitute State aid (Dôvera zdravotná poistʼovňa)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. This judgment delivered on appeal (annulment of the judgment under appeal) by the Court of Justice, sitting as a Grand Chamber, makes an important contribution to the contours of the concept of economic activity (and therefore of undertaking) in the context of compulsory health insurance schemes. The Court sets aside a judgment of the Court of First Instance of 2018 which had annulled a Commission decision of 2014 which had concluded that there was no State aid in respect of the arrangements for the provision of the compulsory health insurance in question in Slovakia (see our observations on the judgment of 2018: ConcurrencesNo 2-2018, pp. 149-151). Legal

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Jacques Derenne, Economic activity: The Court of Justice of the European Union annuls a judgment of the General Court of the European Union and confirms a decision of the European Commission declaring that State measures in favour of health insurance bodies do not constitute State aid (Dôvera zdravotná poistʼovňa), 11 June 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 96323, pp. 142-144

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