Research Group for European Law

Like vilkår

Endorsments from the public officials can contribute to save state-controlled companies from bankruptcy, in situations where private companies would not survive.

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On 30 November 2016, the ECJ gave delivered its judgment in Commision v. France and Orange, Case C-486/15. The Court found that endorsement from public officials did not constitute a breach of the state aid –rules in EU/EEA –law.

Read post doc. Malgorzata Cyndecka’s comment on the judgment, Like vilkår – men likere for noen”, in Dagens Næringsliv, 26 April.