Communication: judgment No. 0565 of 2019

IDENTIFIER
62019TA0565
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
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3
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DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



21.2.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 84/35


Judgment of the General Court of 15 December 2021 — Oltchim v Commission

(Case T-565/19) (1)

(State aid - Measures taken by Romania to support a petrochemical company - Non-enforcement, accumulation and cancellation of public claims - Action for annulment - Period within which proceedings must be brought - Point from which time starts to run - Article 24(1) of Regulation (EU) 2015/1589 - Interest in bringing proceedings - Existence of one or more measures - State resources - Imputability to the State - Applicability of the private creditor test - Application of the private creditor test - Obligation to state reasons)

(2022/C 84/48)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Oltchim SA (Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania) (represented by: C. Arhold, L.-A. Bondoc, S.-E. Petrisor and K. Struckmann, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: V. Bottka and F. Tomat, acting as Agents)

Re:

Application under Article 263 TFEU for partial annulment of Commission Decision (EU) 2019/1144 of 17 December 2018 on State aid SA.36086 (2016/C) (ex 2016/NN) implemented by Romania for Oltchim (OJ 2019 L 181, p. 13).

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls Article 1(a) and (c) of Commission Decision (EU) 2019/1144 of 17 December 2018 on State aid SA.36086 (2016/C) (ex 2016/NN) implemented by Romania for Oltchim SA;

2.

Annuls Articles 3 to 6 and Article 7(2) of Decision 2019/1144 in so far as they concern the measures referred to in Article 1(a) and (c) of that decision;

3.

Dismisses the action as to the remainder;

4.

Orders Oltchim to bear one quarter of its own costs;

5.

Orders the European Commission to pay three quarters of the costs incurred by Oltchim and to bear its own costs.


(1)  OJ C 383, 11.11.2019.



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