Official Journal of the European Union

C 382/24

Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 20 September 2017 — European Commission v Frucona Košice a.s.

(Case C-300/16 P) (1)

((Appeal - State aid - Concept of ‘aid’ - Concept of ‘economic advantage’ - Private creditor test - Conditions of applicability - Application - Investigation obligations on the European Commission))

(2017/C 382/27)

Language of the case: English


Appellant: European Commission (represented by: K. Walkerová, L. Armati, T. Maxian Rusche and B. Stromsky, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings: Frucona Košice a.s. (represented by: K. Lasok QC, B. Hartnett, Barrister, J. Holmes QC, and O. Geiss, Rechtsanwalt)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the appeal;


Orders the European Commission to pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 260, 18.7.2016.