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Court upholds EC ruling in FT state aid case
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, France
  • December 4 2009

In a second development that involves France Telecom (FT), Europe’s Court of First Instance (CFI) upheld the European Commission (EC) on Monday with respect to a 2004 ruling in which the EC decreed that tax concessions extended to FT by the French government between 1994 and 2002 constituted illegal state aid


ECJ dismisses Bouygues Telecom’s appeal on 3G licences
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France
  • April 24 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld a Court of First Instance (CFI) judgment, which found that the retroactive reduction of fees due by Orange and SFR did not constitute State aid and was not discriminatory


Advocate General recommends ECJ dismisses France Telecom appeal
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, France
  • September 26 2011

On 8 September 2011, Advocate General Jaaskinen handed down an opinion recommending that the ECJ dismisses an appeal by France Telecom


General Court confirms that government statements of support do not constitute State aid
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, France
  • June 7 2010

On 21 May 2010, the General Court annulled a decision of the European Commission which had earlier concluded that certain statements, made by the French Minister of the Economy in 2002 indicating that the Government was considering making a shareholder loan to France Telecom (FT), constituted illegal State aid


The General Court upholds finding that the French government grant for very high-speed broadband network did not constitute State Aid
  • Stibbe
  • European Union, France
  • October 1 2013

On 16 September 2013, the General Court rejected three applications for annulment and upheld the Commission's decision that the French government


Laura C. Atlee
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Anthony Rapa
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Cynthia O’Donoghue
  • Reed Smith LLP

Stewart A. Baker
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Meredith Rathbone
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP