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Compatible aid: The General Court of the European Union confirms that the compensation granted by the Czech Republic to the incumbent operator for the performance of its postal activities in the context of a universal service obligation did indeed constitute State aid compatible with the internal market (První novinová společnost)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 15 October 2020, the Court of First Instance of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case T-316/18 (První novinová společnost a.s. v. European Commission).. It dismisses the action brought by a postal operator competing with the Czech incumbent operator pošta against the Česká Commission Decision of 19 February 2018 Declaring that the compensation granted by the Czech Republic to Česká pošta for the performance of its postal activities under a universal service obligation for the period 2013 to 2017 constituted State aid compatible with the internal market pursuant to Article 106(2) TFEU. On 22 February 2013, the Czech Telecommunications Regulatory

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Alain Ronzano, Compatible aid: The General Court of the European Union confirms that the compensation granted by the Czech Republic to the incumbent operator for the performance of its postal activities in the context of a universal service obligation did indeed constitute State aid compatible with the internal market (První novinová společnost), 15 October 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97531, www.concurrences.com

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