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Challenging an EU State Aid Approval: Update on UK and Pending Irish Cases

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A successful court challenge of an EU Commission State aid approval decision addressed to the UK has caused the suspension of the UK electricity market’s capacity mechanism. This article examines what outcome this could mean for (i) the similar pending court challenge of the EU Commission State aid approval of Ireland’s capacity mechanism, and (ii) clients adversely affected by any State aid measure approved by the EU Commission who are considering their legal options.

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