State Aid State Aid

State-backed health insurers aren't bound by state aid rules, EU's top court rules

By Michael Acton
  • 11 Jun 2020 03:51
  • 11 Jun 2020 04:32
Slovak support for state-backed health insurers SZP and to VšZP did not receive state aid, and the European Commission was right to have found that the activity of such providers is not "economic in nature," the EU's highest court has ruled.

Judges at the EU Court of Justice have set aside a General

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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