*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Court of Justice dismissed the appeal against the judgment of the Court of First Instance in Fortischem v. Commission (T-121/15, commentary in Concurrences 1-2020). The main interest of this judgment is to confirm the analysis followed by the Court of First Instance as regards the economic continuity between several undertakings and thus to justify the recovery of illegal and incompatible aid received by an undertaking from the company which acquired the essential part of its assets. The Court's judgment also confirms that the special bankruptcy protection status conferred by the State on an undertaking did constitute State aid. The Context In October
CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID - ADVANTAGE - ECONOMIC CONTINUITY - CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
Economic continuity: The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms the existence of economic continuity between two entities, even if it is not established that the sale of the assets took place at a price deviating from the market price (Fortischem)
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