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Brighter Lights at the End of the Tunnel – Continuing Private Enforcement of State Aid Law in Germany

Andrés Martin-Ehlers

In a decision of September 2012, the German Federal High Court ruled that a national court must not suspend a State aid proceeding if, in the same case, the European Commission issued a final negative decision against which the recipient of aid has brought a case to the European courts. Therefore, the national courts cannot simply await the outcome of the European litigation, but have to continue their proceedings. This judgment puts an end to yearlong standstill in a


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