The EU General Court dismisses the actions for annulment in the "Spanish tax lease" saga (Spanish tax lease system)

On 23 September 2020, the General Court delivered another judgment in the “Spanish tax lease saga”, concerning certain aid measures granted through tax provisions applicable to agreements put in place for the financing and acquisition of vessels in Spain. This judgment follows the annulment and referral back by the Court of Justice of the earlier General Court’s judgment on the same aid measures (judgment of 17 December 2015, Spain and Others v. Commission, cases T-515/13 and T-719/13, which was set aside on appeal in the judgment of 25 July 2018, Commission v. Spain and Others, case C-128/16 P). The judgment of 23 September rejected all pleas in law put forward by the Applicants and confirmed the validity of Commission Decision 2014/200/EU of 17 July 2013 on State aid SA.21233 C/11

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Markus Wellinger, Francesco Pili, The EU General Court dismisses the actions for annulment in the "Spanish tax lease" saga (Spanish tax lease system), 23 September 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 97172

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