Communication: judgment No. 0134 of 2020

IDENTIFIER
62020TA0134
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
REFERENCES MADE
2
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DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



25.4.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 171/26


Judgment of the General Court of 2 March 2022 — Huhtamaki v Commission

(Case T-134/20) (1)

(Access to documents - Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 - Documents relating to a State aid investigation - Advance tax agreements - Refusal of access - Exception relating to the protection of the commercial interests of a third party - Exception relating to the protection of the purpose of inspections, investigations and audits - General presumption of confidentiality - Not irrebuttable - Obligation to state reasons)

(2022/C 171/33)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Huhtamaki Sàrl (Senningerberg, Luxembourg) (represented by: M. Struys and F. Pili, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: K. Herrmann and A. Spina, acting as Agents)

Re:

Application under Article 263 TFEU for annulment of Commission Decision C(2019) 9417 final of 18 December 2019 rejecting the confirmatory application for access to documents relating to a State aid investigation made by the applicant pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents (OJ 2001 L 145, p. 43).

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls Commission Decision C(2019) 9417 final of 18 December 2019 rejecting the confirmatory application for access to documents relating to a State aid investigation made by Huhtamaki Sàrl pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents;

2.

Dismisses the action as to the remainder;

3.

Orders the European Commission to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 161, 11.5.2020.



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