Court of Justice State aid national references—closed cases tracker
Court of Justice State aid national references—closed cases tracker

The following Competition practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Court of Justice State aid national references—closed cases tracker
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015

The below tracks completed national references to the Court of Justice concerning the interpretation of EU State aid law (Articles 107 to 109 TFEU) since 1 June 2015.

For ongoing State aid national references before the Court of Justice (including judgments from the last 30 days), see Court of Justice State aid national references—ongoing cases tracker. For details of completed State aid appeals before the Court of Justice, see Court of Justice State aid appeals—closed cases tracker.

2021

CaseCaseDevelopments
Joined Cases C- 434/19 Poste Italiane and C- 435/19 Agenzia delle entrate - Riscossione

Reference from Italian court

Clarification as to whether, amongst other things, the operations of Poste Italiane in processing payments for municipal taxes and charging a commission for this amount to a SGEI under Article 106 TFEU and, if so, breach State aid rules and/or amount to an abuse of a dominant position

See
• Application (C- 434/19)
• Application (C- 435/19)

• Judgment given—03/03/2021; the Court of Justice suggests that Poste Italiane’s processing of tax payments could amount to State aid; referring court should verify

• Opinion delivered—24/09/2020; AG Campos Sanchez-Bordona concluded that Poste Italiane’s processing of tax payments does not amount to a SGEI

• Lodged—05/06/2019

2020

CaseCaseDevelopments
Case C- 445/19 Viasat Broadcasting UKReference from Danish court

Clarification as to whether, amongst other things, the obligation for

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