Judgment of the General Court (Seventh Chamber, Extended Composition) of 12 May 2021

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg , Amazon EU Sàrl and Amazon.com, Inc. v European Commission

State aid – Aid implemented by Luxembourg in favour of Amazon – Decision declaring the aid incompatible with the internal market and unlawful and ordering its recovery – Tax ruling – Transfer pricing – Selective tax advantage – Transfer pricing arrangement – Functional analysis

Case T-816/17

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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
18/06/2021 Luxembourg v Commission
12/05/2021 Luxembourg v Commission
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
09/02/2018 Luxembourg v Commission
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Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 14/12/2017

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Name of the parties

Luxembourg v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Idot, Laurence: Aides d'État - Nouvelle prise de position sur des rescrits fiscaux, Europe 2021, nº 7 Juillet, comm. 261 (FR)

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  • Competition
  • - State aid

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : application granted

Formation of the Court

septième chambre élargie (Tribunal)



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  • French, English

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