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ECJ confirms France Télécom received a selective advantage under the tax rules

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 16 2011

The ECJ upheld the General Court’s decision that the special tax regime afforded to France Télécom (FT) between 1994 and 2002 constituted state aid

Commission approves state rescue of Dexia Bank Belgium

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • Belgium, European Union
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  • November 10 2011

The Commission has granted temporary state aid approval for restructuring plans relating to the Belgian Government’s decision to nationalise its second largest bank, Dexia Bank Belgium

Restructuring plan to rescue SeaFrance fails to meet approval

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • November 10 2011

France’s plan to recapitalise and rescue struggling ferry company SeaFrance failed to gain Commission approval on 24 October 2011

Inquiry opened into whether support for ferry companies during privatisation amounts to state aid

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • October 21 2011

Ferry companies, formerly part of the Tirrenia Group, operating between mainland Italy and nearby islands, have become the subject of an in-depth state aid inquiry following their privatisation

Commission fails to act in response to Ryanair complaints

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • October 21 2011

The General Court (in T-44207) has found that the European Commission failed in its obligation by not defining its position in response to complaints by Ryanair that the Italian government had granted state aid to Italian airlines Alitalia and Volare

Dutch emissions trading scheme involved state aid

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • -
  • October 3 2011

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on 8 September 2011 (in C-27908P) that a Dutch scheme to assist large industrial undertakings manage their nitrogen oxide emissions through a trading scheme involved state aid

Review of the R&D&I state aid framework

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • September 12 2011

The European Commission commenced a mid-term review of its Framework on state aid for research, development and innovation (R&D&I Framework

In-depth investigation into air transport in France, Germany, Ireland

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, France, Germany, Ireland
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  • July 27 2011

On 13 July 2011 the European Commission opened three in-depth state aid investigations regarding the Marseille and Frankfurt Hahn airports and an investigation into lower taxes for air passengers in Ireland for domestic flights

ECJ rules that Italy has failed to recover illegal state aid

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
  • -
  • July 27 2011

On 14 July 2011, the ECJ ruled that Italy had failed to fulfil its obligations to recover illegal state aid granted under a scheme to promote investments in municipalities affected by natural disasters

Investment fund for urban regeneration in Northwest England approved

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 27 2011

The European Commission has given state aid approval to an investment fund supporting sustainable urban regeneration in Northwest England