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Long-term Contracts and State Aid – A new Application of the EU State Aid Regime or a Special Case? journal article

Leigh Hancher

European State Aid Law Quarterly, Volume 9 (2010), Issue 2, Page 18

I. Introduction This article examines two recent decisions adopted by the Commission against Poland and Hungary, condemning power purchase agreements (PPAs) as State aid within the meaning of Article 87(1) EC (now Article 107 TFEU). It will begin with a short overview of the competition concerns raised by long contracts, and will then briefly consider existing precedent. The two recent decisions are then analysed in greater detail. II. Recent Dev


Editorial journal article

Leigh Hancher

European State Aid Law Quarterly, Volume 4 (2005), Issue 3, Page 2

The upcoming decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Cuno v. DaimlerChrysler is an excellent window through which to view tax subsidies provided by State and local governments in the United States and to contrast them to State aid in the European Union. The Cuno case, which has thrown the local public finance and business communities in the United States into an uproar, has called into question the widespread use by subnational governments of tax incentives



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