Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 9 June 2011.
Territorio Histórico de Vizcaya - Diputación Foral de Vizcaya (C-465/09 P and C-468/09 P), Territorio Histórico de Álava - Diputación Foral de Álava (C-466/09 P and C-469/09 P) and Territorio Histórico de Guipúzcoa - Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa (C-467/09 P and C-470/09 P) v European Commission.
Appeals - State aid - Action for annulment - Decision initiating the formal investigation procedure under Article 88(2) EC - Subsequent final decisions finding that State aid schemes implemented by Spain in 1993 for certain newly established firms in Álava, Vizcaya and Guipúzcoa were not compatible with the common market - Corporation tax exemptions - Lis pendens - Concept of 'authorised aid' - Legitimate expectations - Compliance with a reasonable time-limit - No notification.
Joined cases C-465/09 P to C-470/09 P.
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