ALERTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - GERMANY - NOTIFICATION - INVESTMENT - CONSTRUCTION - AUTOMOBILE

Notification: The Court of Justice considers that the Commission may limit the amount of a notified State aid to the difference between the costs of an investment in the region concerned and those of an investment in another region without having to demonstrate that the part of the aid exceeding the difference in costs would distort competition (BMW)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 29 July 2019, the European Court of Justice delivered a judgment in Case C-654/17 (Bayerische Motoren Werke AG and Freistaat Sachsen v. European Commission).. It concludes that the appeal brought by BMW in the case of aid for the construction of a plant in Leipzig against thejudgment delivered on 12 September 2017 is dismissed. in Case T-671/14 (Bayerische Motoren Werke AG v Commission), in which the Court of First Instance of the European Union dismissed in its entirety the action brought by the German car manufacturer against the decision adopted by the European Commission on 9 July 2014. In that decision, the Commission took the view, after

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Alain Ronzano, Notification: The Court of Justice considers that the Commission may limit the amount of a notified State aid to the difference between the costs of an investment in the region concerned and those of an investment in another region without having to demonstrate that the part of the aid exceeding the difference in costs would distort competition (BMW), 29 July 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 91270, www.concurrences.com

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