Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 23 January 2019

Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri v Fallimento Traghetti del Mediterraneo SpA

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Corte suprema di cassazione

Reference for a preliminary ruling — State aid — Existing aid and new aid — Classification — Regulation (EC) No 659/1999 — Article 1(b)(iv) and (v) — Principles of legal certainty and protection of legitimate expectations — Applicability — Subsidies granted before the liberalisation of a market initially closed to competition — Action for damages against the Member State brought by a competitor of the beneficiary company

Case C-387/17


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
22/02/2019 Fallimento Traghetti del Mediterraneo
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2019:51
23/01/2019 Fallimento Traghetti del Mediterraneo
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2018:712
13/09/2018 Fallimento Traghetti del Mediterraneo
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
22/09/2017 Fallimento Traghetti del Mediterraneo
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Reports of Cases

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

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 107 -P1 : paragraph 34
  • TFEU, Article 108 -P3 : paragraph 1
  • Regulation 659/1999 : paragraph 66
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01 : paragraph 3
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LBPT4 : paragraphs 1, 33, 34, 46, 47, 51, 64, 65, 67, 76
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LBPT5 : paragraphs 1, 30, 34, 62
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A15 : paragraphs 4, 33, 34, 48
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A15P1 : paragraphs 52, 61, 62, 74, 76
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A15P2 : paragraph 50
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A15P3 : paragraph 49
  • Decision 2001/851 : paragraph 26
  • General Court - Judgment T -298/97 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -400/99 : paragraph 32
  • General Court - Judgment T -246/99 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -298/00 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -65/02 -N41 : paragraph 68
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/03 : paragraphs 12, 18
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -148/04 -N104 : paragraph 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N34 : paragraph 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N35 : paragraph 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N38 : paragraph 55
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N41 : paragraph 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N45 : paragraph 72
  • General Court - Judgment T -265/04 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -140/09 : paragraphs 12, 20, 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -140/09 -N49 : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -201/10 -N32 : paragraph 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -671/11 -N31 : paragraph 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -284/12 -N27 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -284/12 -N32 : paragraph 58
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -690/13 : paragraphs 33, 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -20/15 -N53 : paragraph 36

Operative part

  • Interprets : EEC Treaty (Rome), Article 93
  • Interprets : Regulation 659/1999 -A01LBPT4
  • Interprets : Regulation 659/1999 -A15P1

Opinion

  • TFEU, Article 107 : point 81
  • TFEU, Article 107 -P1 : points 3, 64, 65, 116
  • TFEU, Article 108 : points 48, 81, 109
  • TFEU, Article 108 -P1 : point 40
  • TFEU, Article 108 -P2 : point 38
  • TFEU, Article 108 -P3 : points 26, 38, 78, 81, 85, 86, 94, 97, 102, 104, 113, 116
  • Regulation 659/1999 : points 4, 36, 43, 47, 48, 52, 56, 80
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01 : point 5
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LB : points 49, 53, 57
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LBPT1 : point 49
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LBPT2 : point 49
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LBPT3 : point 49
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LBPT4 : points 30, 31, 34, 35, 50, 51, 54, 77, 89, 96, 104, 115, 116
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LBPT5 : points 31, 35, 51, 54, 59, 61, 62, 74, 76, 116
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A01LF : point 39
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A02 : point 38
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A03 : point 38
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A04 : point 38
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A05 : point 38
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A06 : point 38
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A07 : point 38
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A15 : points 6, 31, 34, 50, 51, 77, 104, 116
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A15P1 : points 89, 91
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A15P2 : point 91
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A15P3 : points 92, 98
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A17 : point 40
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A18 : point 40
  • Regulation 659/1999 -A19 : point 40
  • Regulation 659/1999 -C4 : point 61
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -52/69 -N20 : point 111
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -52/69 -N21 : point 111
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -120/73 -N4 : point 48
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -120/73 -N5 : point 48
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -120/73 -N6 : point 48
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -223/85 -N17 : points 90, 111
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -354/90 -N16 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -387/92 -N20 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -44/93 -N13 : point 48
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -39/94 -N44 : point 85
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -295/97 -N48 : points 48, 53
  • General Court - Judgment T -298/97 : point 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/99 -N44 : point 112
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -400/99 : point 69
  • General Court - Judgment T -246/99 : point 69
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -74/00 -N140 : point 111
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -74/00 -N141 : point 111
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -298/00 : point 29
  • General Court - Judgment T -366/00 -N53 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -261/01 -N60 : point 94
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -261/01 -N63 : point 86
  • General Court - Judgment T -195/01 -N130 : point 91
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -65/02 -N41 : point 109
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/03 : points 14, 20
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -148/04 -N104 : point 109
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N34 : point 80
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N35 : point 80
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N37 : point 81
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N38 : point 81
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N41 : points 86, 94
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -368/04 -N42 : point 94
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -408/04 -N100 : point 111
  • General Court - Judgment T -265/04 : point 69
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -199/06 : point 39
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -199/06 -N40 : point 94
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N31 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N32 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N33 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N34 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N35 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N36 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N37 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N38 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N39 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N40 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N41 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N42 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N43 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N44 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N45 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -445/06 -N46 : point 99
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -140/09 : points 14, 21
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -140/09 -N49 : points 66, 68
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -140/09 -N50 : point 68
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -6/12 -N42 : point 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -6/12 -N43 : point 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -6/12 -N44 : point 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -284/12 -N32 : point 85
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -596/13 -N33 : point 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -672/13 -N61 : point 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -690/13 : points 30, 101
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -524/14 -N40 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -20/15 -N53 : point 65
  • General Court - Judgment T -747/15 -N369 : point 62
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -74/16 -N38 : point 65


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 28/06/2017

Date of the Opinion

  • 13/09/2018

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

23/01/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 93 from 11.03.2019, p.11

Application: OJ C 338 from 09.10.2017, p.3

Name of the parties

Fallimento Traghetti del Mediterraneo

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Vuitton, Raphael: La Cour de justice de l'Union européenne juge que l'expiration du délai de prescription de 10 ans pour procéder à la récupération d'aides d'État illégales ne prive pas de fondement un recours en dommages et intérêts introduit contre l'État membre ayant octroyé celles-ci, Concurrences : revue des droits de la concurrence 2019 nº 2 p.119-122 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Corte suprema di cassazione - Italy

Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - State aid

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

première chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Arabadjiev

Advocate General

Wahl

Language(s) of the Case

  • Italian

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available