CASE COMMENTS : STATE AID − COMPENSATION FOR THE PROVISION OF SGEI − MEASURES RELATING TO THE BROADCASTING PUBLIC SERVICE - CRITERION OF PROPORTIONALITY - LACK OF SERIOUS DOUBTS

Article 106(2) TFEU: The General Court rejects actions by private French television channels challenging a Commission decision declaring compatible under Article 106 (2) TFEU a project to recapitalise France Televisions in compensation of commercial losses as a result of the abolition of advertising on French public channels (M6 and TF1)

GCEU, 1st July 2010, M6 and TF1 v. Commission, joined cases T-573/08 and T-568/08 Les mesures de financement du service public de la radiodiffusion mettent souvent en cause l'application des règles relatives aux aides d'État et en particulier les principes sous-tendant le financement des SIEG. La Commission a, par ailleurs, adopté un corpus de règles permettant plus de transparence pour l'octroi de financement public dans ce secteur essentiel pour la vie sociale, démocratique et culturelle des États membres de l'Union européenne (Communication de la Commission concernant l'application aux services publics de radiodiffusion des règles relatives aux aides d'État, JOUE n° C 257 du 27 octobre 2009, p. 1). Dans la présente affaire, deux chaînes privées de télévision françaises, Métropole télévision

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Cédric Kaczmarek, Article 106(2) TFEU: The General Court rejects actions by private French television channels challenging a Commission decision declaring compatible under Article 106 (2) TFEU a project to recapitalise France Televisions in compensation of commercial losses as a result of the abolition of advertising on French public channels (M6 and TF1), 1 July 2010, Concurrences Review N° 4-2010, Art. N° 33125, pp. 175-178

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