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ECJ confirms that Italian tax reductions to newly-listed companies constitute illegal aid

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • December 1 2011

The ECJ has confirmed on appeal (C-45809P) that an Italian aid scheme to grant tax reductions to newly-listed companies was unlawful

ECJ rules that Italy has failed to recover illegal state aid

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • 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

Italian metal producers ordered to repay 18m in subsidised electricity prices

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • March 4 2011

Following an investigation, the European Commission (Commission) concluded that a preferential electricity tariff scheme in Sardinia which favoured three metal producing companies amounted to illegal state aid

Commission asks ECJ to penalise Italy for State aid breaches

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • November 16 2010

The European Commission has referred Italy to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for failing to comply with a previous Court ruling requiring Italy to recover illegal State aid from publicly-owned utilities companies

ENI to sell shares in international gas pipelines to resolve concerns over access rights

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • October 11 2010

On 29 September 2010, the European Commission announced that it would accept legally binding commitments offered by ENI SpA (ENI) to resolve a dispute over access to gas pipelines in the Italian market

Appeal against Commission decision on State aid for digital decoders in Italy dismissed

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • June 24 2010

On 15 June 2010, the General Court dismissed an appeal by Mediaset SpA against a European Commission decision finding that subsidies for consumers in Italy for the purchase of certain digital terrestrial decoders constituted unlawful State aid

State aid for public service obligations must comply with Altmark conditions

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • June 24 2010

On 10 June 2010, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down a judgment on a preliminary reference from an Italian court concerning the interpretation of EU state aid law as applied to compensation for the discharge of public service obligations

Fiat to benefit from 16m for production of train transmission units

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • June 24 2010

The European Commission has authorised Italian authorities to grant 16m of regional investment aid to Fiat Powertrain Technologies S.p.A. (FPT), a subsidiary of the Fiat Group, for the production of an innovative transmission unit intended for mid-range vehicles in Verrone (Piedmont), Italy

ENI’s proposals to increase competition in the Italian gas market

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • February 16 2010

A structural remedies plan put forward by the Italian energy company ENI, in answer to suspicions that it could be in breach of EU competition law, has been well received by the European Commission

“Defence exemption” could apply to aid for an R&D project related exclusively to military helicopters

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • November 27 2009

The European Commission ("Commission") has decided to close a State aid investigation into two Italian measures supporting research and development projects related to helicopter design, on the basis that they were necessary for the protection of Italy's national interests, pursuant to Article 296 of the EC Treaty