CASE COMMENTS : STATE AIDS – STATE RESSOURCES – ABSENCE OF AID

Concept of State aid: The General Court of the European Union dismisses an action against the European Commission and concludes on the absence of State aid for lack of State resources in the determination of an advantageous tariff for ports services (Trajektna Iuka Split)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. This judgment of the Court of First Instance is of particular relevance to the issue at hand: the finding of no State aid for failure to transfer State resources on the basis of the PreussenElektra case law, which does not often find cases that lend themselves to that conclusion (judgment of 13 March 2001, C-379/98, EU:C:2001:160). Background Trajektna luka Split d.d. "('Trajektna'), is the private operator which operates the passenger terminal in the port of Split in Croatia (domestic and international traffic). It was privatised in 2003 and was subsequently granted an exclusive concession by the Port Authority of Split for the provision of port services

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  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Brussels)

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Jacques Derenne, Concept of State aid: The General Court of the European Union dismisses an action against the European Commission and concludes on the absence of State aid for lack of State resources in the determination of an advantageous tariff for ports services (Trajektna Iuka Split), 14 September 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82084, pp. 153-157

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