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European Union Law of State Aid, 3rd Edition by Bacon QC, Kelyn (19th January 2017)

Part II Specific Types of Aid, 13 Media and Communications

Kelyn Bacon

From: European Union Law of State Aid (3rd Edition)

Kelyn Bacon QC

From: Oxford Competition Law (http://oxcat.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 June 2019

Block exemptions — Broadcasting — Film — Television — Postal services — Article 106(2) TFEU — Services of general economic interest — Altmark criteria

This chapter considers the application of State aid rules in relation to the broadcasting, broadband, postal services, and film/audiovisual sectors. In relation to each of the sectors, the chapter discusses the policy and legislative framework, the sector-specific Commission guidelines and communications, specific issues relating to the existence of aid, the applicability of the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER), and the avenues for authorisation under Article 106(2) or Article 107(2) and (3).

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