Advertising displays: The General Court of the European Union considers that the possibility for a co-contractor to use street furniture free of charge constitutes an advantage and, in this case, State aid (JCDecaux)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The JCDecaux case arose from an anomaly in the performance of contracts between the public authorities, in this case the City of Brussels, and an operator of street furniture for advertising purposes, the central question being to determine whether this anomaly should be analysed as an advantage constituting State aid for JCDecaux. An anomaly in the performance of a contract Two successive contracts (one concluded in 1984, the other in 1999) linked the city of Brussels to JCDecaux for the construction and operation of street furniture (advertising bus shelters, information street furniture and billboards). These two contracts contained different

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  • European Commission - Legal Service (Brussels)

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Bruno Stromsky, Advertising displays: The General Court of the European Union considers that the possibility for a co-contractor to use street furniture free of charge constitutes an advantage and, in this case, State aid (JCDecaux), 7 September 2022, Concurrences N° 4-2022, Art. N° 109603, pp. 109-111

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