Financing Services of General Economic Interest

Reform and Modernization


ISBN: 978-90-6704-905-4 (Print) 978-90-6704-906-1 (Online)
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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-32


  3. The Altmark Legacy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 35-51

      The Impact of Altmark: The European Commission Case Law Responses

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 53-67

      The European Courts’ Jurisprudence After Altmark; Evolution or Devolution?

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 69-84

      The Role of Procurement and SGEI After Altmark

  4. Reform of the Altmark-Monti-Kroes Package

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 87-98

      The European Commission’s Reform Strategy

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 99-124

      The Almunia Package: Legal Constraints, Policy Procedures, and Political Choices

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 125-148

      The Almunia Package: State Aid and Services of General Economic Interest

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 149-159

      Financing Services of General Economic Interest: The European Commission’s Economic Tests

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 161-181

      The Commission’s Modernisation Agenda for Procurement and SGEI

  5. Exclusions from the Package

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 185-216

      The Altmark Update and Social Services: Toward a European Approach

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 217-248


    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 249-272

      This Won’t Hurt a Bit: The Commission’s Approach to Services of General Economic Interest and State Aid to Hospitals

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 273-284


  6. Back Matter

    Pages 285-295