Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 September 2015

European Commission v Italian Republic

Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — State aid — Aid granted to firms located in Venice and Chioggia — Reduction of social security contributions — Failure to recover aid within the prescribed period — Judgment of the Court establishing that a Member State has failed to fulfil its obligations — Non-compliance — Article 260(2) TFEU — Pecuniary penalties — Penalty payment — Lump sum

Case C-367/14


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
23/10/2015 Commission v Italy
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2015:611
17/09/2015 Commission v Italy
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:C:2015:611
17/09/2015 Commission v Italy
Application (OJ)
24/10/2014 Commission v Italy
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.04 Effects of the judgment
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.05 Pecuniary penalties
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.03 Defences
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.04 Effects of the judgment
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.03 Defences
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.03 Defences
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
        4.09.04.08.01 Obligations of the Member States
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.03 Defences
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
        4.09.04.08.01 Obligations of the Member States
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.05 Pecuniary penalties
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.05 Pecuniary penalties
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.05 Pecuniary penalties
3 Legal proceedings
  3.01 Actions for failure to fulfil obligations
    3.01.05 Pecuniary penalties


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 25/07/2014

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

17/09/2015


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 371 from 09.11.2015, p.12

Application: OJ C 395 from 10.11.2014, p.21

Name of the parties

Commission v Italy

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Rigaux, Anne: Sanctions pécuniaires du manquement, Europe 2015 Novembre Comm. nº 11 p.16-17 (FR)
  2. Rigaux, Anne: Sanctions pécuniaires du manquement, Europe 2015 Novembre Comm. nº 11 p.16-17 (FR)
  3. Picod, Fabrice: Nouvelle condamnation de l'Italie pour défaut de récupération des aides, La Semaine Juridique - édition générale 2015 nº 40 p.1744 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - State aid

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Action for a declaration of failure to fulfil obligations : application granted

Formation of the Court

troisième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Ó Caoimh

Advocate General

Kokott

Language(s) of the Case

  • Italian

Language(s) of the Opinion

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