Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 7 May 2020

BTB Holding Investments SA and Duferco Participations Holding SA v European Commission

Appeal – State aid – Regional aid for the steel industry – Decision declaring the aid incompatible with the common market – Notion of ‘State aid’ – Advantage – Private-operator test – Manifest error – Burden of proof – Limits of judicial review

Case C-148/19 P



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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
03/07/2020 BTB Holding Investments and Duferco Participations Holding v Commission
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2020:354
07/05/2020 BTB Holding Investments and Duferco Participations Holding v Commission
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
10/05/2019 BTB Holding Investments and Duferco Participations Holding v Commission
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Reports of Cases

not yet published (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.10 Appeals
    3.10.06 Pleas in law
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.01 Definition of aid
      4.09.01.03 Advantage conferred on an undertaking
        4.09.01.03.01 Private investor/private creditor test
          4.09.01.03.01.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.07 Commission decision following the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.07.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.06 Formal investigation procedure


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Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/02/2019

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

07/05/2020


References

Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

BTB Holding Investments and Duferco Participations Holding v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Dekker, Cees T.: Another turn in the MEOT-burden of proof saga or just clarification of the MEOT-stages? : annotation on the Judgment of the Court of Justice of 7 May 2020 in Case C-148/19P BTB Holding Investments SA and Duferco Participations Holding SA v European Commission, European State Aid Law Quarterly 2020 p. 346-351 (EN)



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

  • Actions for annulment
  • Appeals

Formation of the Court

septième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Arabadjiev

Advocate General

Pitruzzella

Language(s) of the Case

  • French

Language(s) of the Opinion

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