Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 25 July 2018

Georgsmarienhütte GmbH and Others v Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgericht Frankfurt am Main

Reference for a preliminary ruling — State aid — Scheme for the support of renewable electricity sources and energy-intensive users — Decision (EU) 2015/1585 — Validity in the light of Article 107 TFEU — Admissibility — Failure by the applicants in the main proceedings to bring an action for annulment

Case C-135/16


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2018:582
25/07/2018 Georgsmarienhütte and Others
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2018:582
25/07/2018 Georgsmarienhütte and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2018:120
27/02/2018 Georgsmarienhütte and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
27/05/2016 Georgsmarienhütte and Others
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.08 Implementation of the Commission decision and recovery
        4.09.04.08.02 Beneficiaries of the aid to be recovered
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.02 Acts which are of individual concern to them
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.03 Acts which are of direct concern to them
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.08 Implementation of the Commission decision and recovery
        4.09.04.08.02 Beneficiaries of the aid to be recovered
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.02 Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 107 : paragraphs 11, 12
  • TFEU, Article 263 : paragraphs 14, 22
  • TFEU, Article 263 -L4 : paragraphs 17, 18, 27, 33, 43
  • TFEU, Article 263 -L6 : paragraphs 16, 23
  • TFEU, Article 267 : paragraph 21
  • TFEU - Protocol No 3 -A54L3 : paragraph 25
  • Decision 88/591 -C3 : paragraph 19
  • Decision 2015/1585 : paragraphs 1, 38, 39
  • Decision 2015/1585 -A03P1 : paragraph 9
  • Decision 2015/1585 -A03P2 : paragraph 9
  • Decision 2015/1585 -A06 : paragraphs 9, 29
  • Decision 2015/1585 -A07 : paragraphs 9, 29
  • Decision 2015/1585 -A10 : paragraph 28
  • Decision 2015/1585 -N3 : paragraph 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -25/62 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -188/92 : paragraph 13
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -15/98 -N34 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -15/98 -N36 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -344/98 -N57 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -239/99 -N30 : paragraphs 14, 15
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -298/00 -N36 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -298/00 -N39 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -519/07 -N48 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -519/07 -N49 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -519/07 -N54 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -71/09 -N53 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -71/09 -N56 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -320/09 -N58 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -320/09 -N59 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -494/09 -N22 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -494/09 -N23 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -550/09 -N46 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -550/09 -N48 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Opinion 1/09 -N84 : paragraph 21
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -133/12 -N60 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -133/12 -N61 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -667/13 -N28 : paragraphs 14, 15
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -667/13 -N29 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -158/14 -N66 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -158/14 -N67 : paragraph 26
  • General Court - Order T -172/14 : paragraph 39
  • General Court - Order T -176/14 : paragraph 39
  • General Court - Order T -177/14 : paragraph 39
  • General Court - Order T -183/14 : paragraph 39
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N67 : paragraph 17

Operative part

Information not available

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 07/03/2016

Date of the Opinion

  • 27/02/2018

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

25/07/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 328 from 17.09.2018, p.4

Application: OJ C 211 from 13.06.2016, p.27

Name of the parties

Georgsmarienhütte and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Ehrmann, Markus: Unterbliebene Geltendmachung einer Nichtigkeitsklage, Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 2018 N°17 p.1291-1292 (DE)
  2. Pompl, Raphael: Beihilferecht: Unterbliebene Geltendmachung einer Nichtigkeitsklage, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2018 p.817-818 (DE)
  3. Peraldi-Leneuf, Fabienne: Retour sur l'arrêt TWD Textilwerke : la Cour étend le principe de la forclusion dans le cas où l'expiration du délai de recours en annulation au titre de l'article 263, alinéa 6 TFUE n'est pas expiré., Europe 2018 Octobre Comm. nº 10 p.23-24 (FR)
  4. Graevenitz, v. Albrecht: Vorabentscheidungsverfahren: Zulässigkeit bei Rechtsschutz im Nichtigkeitsverfahren, Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb 2018 p.525 (DE)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Verwaltungsgericht Frankfurt am Main - Germany

Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - State aid
  • Transport

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling : dismissal on grounds of inadmissibility

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

da Cruz Vilaça

Advocate General

Campos Sánchez-Bordona

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Spanish