24.5.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 128/31


Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 15 April 2008 — SIDE v Commission

(Case T-348/04) (1)

(State aid - Export aid in the book sector - Failure to give prior notification - Article 87(3)(d) EC - Temporal scope of Community law - Method of calculating the amount of the aid)

(2008/C 128/66)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Société internationale de diffusion and d'édition SA (SIDE) (Vitry-sur-Seine, France) (represented by: N. Coutrelis and V. Giacobbo, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: J.-P. Keppenne, Agent)

Intervener in support of the defendant: French Republic (represented by: G. de Bergues and S. Ramet initially and, subsequently, by G. de Bergues and A.-L. Vendrolini, Agents)

Re:

APPLICATION for annulment of the last sentence of Article 1 of Commission Decision 2005/262/EC of 20 April 2004 on the aid implemented by France in favour of the Coopérative d'exportation du livre français (CELF) (OJ 2005 L 85, p. 27).

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls the last sentence of Article 1 of the Commission's Decision of 20 April 2004 on the aid implemented by France in favour of the Coopérative d'exportation du livre français (CELF).

2.

Orders the Commission to bear its own costs and those of the Société internationale de diffusion et d'édition SA (SIDE).

3.

Orders the French Republic to bear its own costs.


(1)  OJ C 262, 23.10.2004.