Official Journal of the European Union

C 437/3

Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 25 October 2017 — European Commission v Italian Republic

(Case C-467/15 P) (1)

((Appeal - State aid - Aid granted by the Italian Republic to milk producers - Aid scheme linked to the reimbursement of the milk levy - Conditional decision - Decision adopted by the Council of the European Union pursuant to the third subparagraph of Article 108(2) TFEU - Regulation (EC) No 659/1999 - Article 1(b) and (c) - Existing aid - New aid - Definitions - Alteration to existing aid in breach of a condition ensuring compatibility of the aid with the internal market))

(2017/C 437/03)

Language of the case: Italian


Appellant: European Commission (represented by: V. Di Bucci and P. Němečková, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings: Italian Republic (represented by: G. Palmieri, acting as Agent, assisted by S. Fiorentino and P. Grasso, avvocati dello Stato)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Sets aside paragraphs 1, 2 and 4 of the operative part of the judgment of the General Court of the European Union of 24 June 2015, Italy v Commission (T-527/13, EU:T:2015:429);


Dismisses the action brought by the Italian Republic before the General Court in Case T-527/13;


Orders the Italian Republic to bear its own costs and to pay those of the European Commission both at first instance and on appeal.

(1)  OJ C 406, 7.12.2015.