On 24 July 2003, the European Court of Justice handed down its judgment in the Altmark case, ending the controversy surrounding the application of the EC state aid control regime to compensation granted to undertakings in consideration for public service obligations imposed on them.
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Frederic Louis and Anne Vallery, "State aid and the financing of public services: A comment on the Altmark judgment of the Court of Justice" (September 2003). Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Antitrust Series. Working Paper 29.