CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID – EUROPEAN UNION – RECOVERY – LIMITATION PERIOD

Limitation period: The Court of Justice of the European Union regulates the application of national limitation periods in the context of recovery of interests relating to unlawful aid (Nelson Antunes da Cunha)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. When the ineffectiveness of the procedure for the recovery of State aid, leaving much room for the procedural autonomy of the Member State concerned, is combined with the prolonged inaction of the Member State to ensure the implementation of the aid to the beneficiary, but also with the Commission's inaction with regard to the execution of its decisions, strange situations may arise. The judgment under comment is an illustration of this. It originates in a Commission Decision of 25 November 1999 (2000/2000/EC, OJ 2000 L 66, p. 20). In that decision, the Commission declared that an aid scheme implemented in 1994 by Portugal in the form of credit lines and

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Raphaël Vuitton, Limitation period: The Court of Justice of the European Union regulates the application of national limitation periods in the context of recovery of interests relating to unlawful aid (Nelson Antunes da Cunha), 30 April 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 96317, pp. 135-137

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