Mandate Vinge advises HH Ferries

September 21, 2018

Vinge has advised HH Ferries in an action before the EU General Court in Luxembourg in state aid proceedings which primarily relate to state guarantees.

The General Court approved HH Ferries’ action due to, among other things, the European Commission’s deficient review of the amount and time limits as well as the support measures’ proportionality and necessity and thus set aside the European Commission’s decision. 

Vinge’s team primarily consisted of Martin Johansson at the Brussels office as well as Rikard Azelius and Pär Remnelid at the Skåne office.

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