CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID - APPEAL - DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION - MARKET FAILURE - REFINED ECONOMIC APPROACH - PROPORTIONALITY - TECHNOLOGICAL NEUTRALITY - INCENTIVE EFFECT

Appeal - Digital Terrestrial television: The Court of Justice upholds the use by the Commission of the refined economic approach to evaluate the compatibility of an aid for the switch-over from analogue television to digital television (Germany)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, 15 September 2011, Germany v Commission, Case C-544/09 P Germany brought an appeal against thejudgment of the General Court of 6 October 2009 (Case T-21/06). The Court dismissed the action for annulment of a Commission decision of 9 November 2005 declaring aid for the switchover from analogue to digital terrestrial television incompatible with the common market. It seems useful to recall briefly that the above-mentioned judgment of the Court of

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Bruno Stromsky, Appeal - Digital Terrestrial television: The Court of Justice upholds the use by the Commission of the refined economic approach to evaluate the compatibility of an aid for the switch-over from analogue television to digital television (Germany), 15 September 2011, Concurrences N° 4-2011, Art. N° 40006, pp. 156-157

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