Judgment of the Court of First Instance (Seventh Chamber) of 6 October 2009.

Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg (MABB) v Commission of the European Communities.

State aid - Digital terrestrial television - Aid granted by the German authorities to broadcasters which use the digital terrestrial television network (DVB-T) in Berlin-Brandenburg - Decision declaring the aid incompatible with the common market and ordering its recovery - Action for annulment - Not of individual concern - Inadmissibility.

Case T-24/06.


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
21/11/2009 MAAB v Commission
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2009:388
06/10/2009 MAAB v Commission
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2009:388
06/10/2009 MAAB v Commission
Order
ECLI:EU:T:2007:109
19/04/2007 MAAB v Commission
Application (OJ)
08/04/2006 MAAB v Commission
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

2009 II-00198*

Pub somm

Subject-matter

Annulment of Commission Decision (2005)3903 final of 9 November 2005 declaring incompatible with the common market subsidies granted by the German authorities to broadcasters using the digital terrestrial television network (DVB-T) in the Berlin-Brandenburg Region

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-19 Legal proceedings
    B-19.02 Actions for annulment
      B-19.02.02 Applications by natural or legal persons


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 87 : paragraphs 50, 53
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 230 -L4 : paragraphs 41 - 42
  • Decision 2006/513 : paragraphs 41 - 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -25/62 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -169/84 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -282/85 : paragraphs 46, 53, 55
  • General Court - Judgment T -214/95 : paragraphs 48, 51, 53
  • General Court - Judgment T -132/96 : paragraphs 48, 51, 53
  • General Court - Judgment T -309/04 : paragraph 50

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 24/01/2006

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

06/10/2009


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 86 from 08.04.2006, p.32

Judgment: OJ C 282 from 21.11.2009, p.39

Name of the parties

MAAB v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Idot, Laurence: Financement partiel du passage à la TNT, Europe 2009 Décembre Comm. nº 461 p.28
  2. Winckler, Charlotte: Un organisme a versé une aide - "Mais cela ne (le) regarde pas ...", Revue Lamy de la Concurrence : droit, économie, régulation 2010 nº 23 p.88-89
  3. Ababou, Dounia: The General Court Confirms The Commission's Economic Approach Of State Aids, European State Aid Law Quarterly 2011 Vol. 10 Issue 1 p.149-152



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - State aid

Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on grounds of inadmissibility

Formation of the Court

septième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Moavero Milanesi

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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