ALERTS: STATE AID – EUROPEAN UNION – COMPATIBLE AID – FORMAL INQUIRY – ANNULMENT

Compatible state aid: The General Court annuls the Commission’s decision that declares the state guarantees and tax aids granted to the consortium responsible for the construction of the tunnel between Copenhagen and Malmö compatible and that was adopted without opening the formal inquiry (HH Ferries)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 19 September 2018, the Court of First Instance of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case T-68/15 (Scandlines Øresund and Others v Commission).. Since the year 2000, there have been two ways of crossing the Øresund Strait between Denmark and Sweden. First, south of the strait, between Copenhagen and Malmö, there is a bridge and a tunnel (the longest in Europe). Then, north of the Strait, a ferry crossing, between Elsinore in Denmark and Helsingborg in Sweden, to carry lorries, buses, private vehicles and pedestrians. In view of the scale of the project, the fixed link in the southern part of the Strait has been the subject of state

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Alain Ronzano, Compatible state aid: The General Court annuls the Commission’s decision that declares the state guarantees and tax aids granted to the consortium responsible for the construction of the tunnel between Copenhagen and Malmö compatible and that was adopted without opening the formal inquiry (HH Ferries), 19 September 2018, Concurrences N° 4-2018, Art. N° 87974, www.concurrences.com

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