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Brief update on topical EU competition law issues
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • February 26 2014

In June 2013 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), dismissing an appeal by Ryanair, upheld a decision of the General Court upholding


Commission orders reimbursement of loans for 17 R&D projects in the aeronautical sector in Italy
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Italy
  • April 25 2008

The European Commission has formally requested Italy, under EC Treaty state aid rules, to ensure that loans granted under Law 80885 in favour of R&D activities in the aeronautical sector are fully reimbursed


Italy to reimburse aid for aeronautical projects
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Italy
  • April 15 2008

On March 11 the EC asked Italy to ensure full repayment of loans granted to Finmeccanica and Avio for certain research and development projects in the aeronautical sector


Funding for airports in Tuscany approved
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • April 27 2009

The European Commission (Commission) has approved the provision of public funding of five airports in the Tuscany region


Commission opens in-depth investigation into EUR 300 million loan to Alitalia
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Italy
  • June 13 2008

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into a EUR 300 million loan granted to Alitalia by the Italian State to enable Alitalia to cope with its financial problems


Commission investigation into 300m State aid to Alitalia
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • July 1 2008

The European Commission (Commission) has commenced an in-depth investigation into the grant of a 300m loan in April 2008 from the Italian State to the national airline, Alitalia


Commission declares Alitalia loan illegal
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Italy
  • July 25 2008

On 22 July 2008 the European Commission published a statement declaring that, based on the information at its disposal, aid measures granted by the Italian Government to Alitalia were incompatible with the Common Market


Commission approves Alitalia asset sale
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Italy
  • November 14 2008

The European Commission has approved the plan by the Italian authorities to sell the assets of the airline Alitalia, which had entered into financial difficulties, under a special insolvency procedure


Commission approves French and Italian aid to Eurocopter and Agusta Westland
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, France, Italy
  • March 13 2012

On 7 March 2012, the European Commission announced that it has decided to approve state aid granted by France and Italy to the helicopter manufacturers Eurocopter and Agusta Westland for the development of a new generation of civil helicopters


Commission to investigate proposed support to Ryanair
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • October 12 2007

The European Commission has opened a formal investigation into proposed aid for Ryanair by the Italian airport operator, SOGEAAL SpA