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C 72/24 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 7.3.

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The applicant claims that the Court should: Pleas in law and main arguments adduced in support:

Ð annul Commission Decision C(97) 2735 final of The pleas in law and main arguments are similar to those
30 July 1997, relied upon in Case T-288/97 Regione Friuli-Venezia
Giulia v. Commission (1).

Ð in the alternative, annul Article 5 of that Decision (1) OJ C 7, 10.1.1998, p. 25.


inasmuch as it requires the Member State to recover
the aid (granted as from 1 July 1990), together with
the interest accrued as from the date on which the aid
was paid,

Ð in any event, order the Commission of the European


Action brought on 5 January 1998 by Siderca SAIC
Communities to pay the costs.
against the Commission of the European Communities
(Case T-8/98)
Pleas in law and main arguments adduced in support:
(98/C 72/55)

The pleas in law and main arguments are similar to those (Language of the case: English)
relied upon in Case T-288/97 Regione Friuli-Venezia
Giulia v. Commission (1).
An action against the Commission of the European
(1) OJ C 7, 10.1.1998, p. 25. Communities was brought before the Court of First
Instance of the European Communities on 5 January 1998
by Siderca SAIC, represented by Ian S. Forrester QC and
Lord Lester of Herne Hill, with an address for service in
Luxembourg at the Chambers of Aloyse May, 31,
Grand'Rue.

Action brought on 5 January 1998 by Autotrasporti di


The applicant claims that the Court should:
Viola Claudio & C. SNC against the Commission of the
European Communities
(Case T-6/98) Ð annul in whole or in part the Commission's Decision
of 6 October 1997 addressed to Siderca SAIC,
(98/C 72/54)

Ð take such other or further action as justice may


(Language of the case: Italian) require, and

An action against the Commission of the European Ð order the Commission to pay the costs.
Communities was brought before the Court of First
Instance of the European Communities on 5 January 1998
by Autotrasporti di Viola Claudio & C. SNC, represented Pleas in law and main arguments adduced in support:
by Claudio Mussato, of the Udine Bar, with an address for
service at 4 Via Dante, Udine.
The shares in the applicant's company, a major Argentine
manufacturer of oil company tubular goods and
The applicant claims that the Court should: mechanical pipe and tube, are ultimately held by the
holding company San Faustin NV. The applicant acquired
in 1993, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, a 27 % (later
Ð annul Commission Decision C(97) 2735 final of increased to 30 %) interest in Tubos de Acero de Mexico
30 July 1997, SA (TAMSA), Mexico's only producers of oil company
tubular goods.

Ð in the alternative, annul Article 5 of that Decision


inasmuch as it requires the Member State to recover Dalmine (1) is a former subsidiary of the Italian State steel
the aid (granted as from 1 July 1990), together with company Ilva, and manufactures a wide range of pipe and
the interest accrued as from the date on which the aid tube products. The applicant holds, via a wholly owned
was paid, subsidiary, 47 % of the shares in Dalmine, in which it
acquired an interest in 1996. The defendant is
investigating allegations of a cartel among EU steel pipe
Ð in any event, order the Commission of the European and tube producers going back to the early 1980s and the
Communities to pay the costs. possibility that, in addition to the core of European