Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Pablo Ibanez Colomo (LSE) has posted State Aid Litigation before EU Courts (2004–2012): A Statistical Overview.
ABSTRACT: This article considers annulment actions and appeals brought by Member States, recipient, and sub-national entities since 2004. Where the Member States took part in the proceedings, Commission decisions were annulled more frequently by the Genral Court. Annulments were more likely where the ‘private investor test’ was raised as a ground. On appeal, selectivity-related issues are prominent but first instance judgments were rarely set aside