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The General Court confirms the withdrawal of AAB Bank’s authorisation as a credit institution

(Source: Court of Justice of the European Union)

That withdrawal by the ECB is justified inter alia by AAB Bank’s serious breaches of the rules on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism

Since 2010, the Österreichische Finanzmarktbehörde (Austrian financial markets supervisory authority; ‘the FMA’) has adopted a large number of injunctions and sanctions against […]

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The action seeking annulment of the decision by the Commission to approve aid granted by Finland to the airline Finnair is dismissed in its entirety

(Source: Court of Justice of the European Union)

The Commission was entitled to approve the recapitalisation of Finnair, carried out by its public and private owners on a pro rata basis in proportion to the previously existing ownership structure, without initiating the formal investigation procedure.

On 3 June 2020, Finland notified the Commission of an aid […]

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According to Advocate General Medina, uncontaminated top -quality excavated soil supplied by a construction undertaking to local farmers for improving the cultivation land may not constitute ‘waste’ under EU law

(Source: Court of Justice of the European Union)

Uncontaminated top-quality excavated soil, supplied after it has been selected and undergone a quality control, constitutes a by-product provided that the conditions laid down in the Waste Directive are fulfilled In July 2015, certain farmers asked Porr Bau, an Austrian construction undertaking, to supply them with excavated […]

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