Communication: judgment No. 0167 of 2019

IDENTIFIER
62019CA0167
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
Court of Justice of the European Union
AG OPINION
NO
REFERENCES MADE
2
REFERENCED
1
DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



25.4.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 171/2


Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 10 March 2022 — European Commission v Freistaat Bayern and Others

(Joined Cases C-167/19 P and C-171/19 P) (1)

(Appeal - State aid - Aid in favour of the German dairy sector - Financing of milk quality tests - Article 108(2) TFUE - Decision to initiate the formal investigation procedure - Regulation (EC) No 659/1999 - Article 6(1) - Obligation for the European Commission to summarise the relevant issues of fact and law in that decision - Scope - Rights of interested parties to be involved in the administrative procedure - Breach of an essential procedural requirement - Consequences for the lawfulness of the final decision)

(2022/C 171/02)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Appellant: European Commission (represented by: K. Herrmann, P. Němečková and T. Maxian Rusche, acting as Agents)

Other parties to the proceedings: Freistaat Bayern (Germany) (represented by: U. Soltész and H. Weiß, Rechtsanwälte) (C-167/19 P), Interessengemeinschaft privater Milchverarbeiter Bayerns eV, Genossenschaftsverband Bayern eV, Verband der Bayerischen Privaten Milchwirtschaft eV (represented by: C. Bittner and N. Langhans, Rechtsanwälte) (C-171/19 P)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the appeals;

2.

Orders the European Commission to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 131, 8.4.2019.



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