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SGEI: The General Court of the European Union finds that the European Commission wrongly dismissed the presence of doubts as to the 2016 amendment to the compensation of an SGEI and considers that it should have opened a formal investigation procedure (Achema)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 8 September 2021, the General Court of the European Union delivered a judgment in case T-193/19 (Achema and Achema Gas Trade v. European Commission). By that judgment, the Court of First Instance partially annuls the decision of 31 October 2018 by which the Commission had authorised the compensation granted by Lithuania to the public company Litgas UAB as a designated supplier for the supply of a mandatory quantity of liquefied natural gas to the Klaipėda LNG terminal and, more specifically, had decided not to raise objections to the changes to the compensation mechanism for the service of general economic interest (SGEI) in 2016 and 2019. The purpose

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Alain Ronzano, SGEI: The General Court of the European Union finds that the European Commission wrongly dismissed the presence of doubts as to the 2016 amendment to the compensation of an SGEI and considers that it should have opened a formal investigation procedure (Achema), 8 September 2021, Concurrences N° 4-2021, Art. N° 102407, www.concurrences.com

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