CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID - APPEAL - PREFERENTIAL ELECTRICITY TARIFF - FINDING THAT THERE IS NO AID - MEASURE AMENDED AND EXTENDED - DECISION NOT TO INITIATE THE PROCEDURE UNDER ARTICLE 88(2) EC - EXISTING OR NEW AID - PRINCIPLES OF LEGAL CERTAINTY - THE PROTECTION OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATIONS

Appeal - Existing of new aid: The Court of Justice refines the scope of the General Court’s judicial review of opening decisions (Alcoa Trasformazioni)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, 21 July 2011, Alcoa Trasformazioni v Commission, Case C-194/09 P Alcoa's action before the Court of First Instance concerned the annulment of a decision to initiate the formal investigation procedure. As the number of actions brought against the opening decisions remains limited, owing to the provisional nature of the Commission's assessment contained therein, the clarifications which the Court of Justice can provide on the scope of the review of those decisions in the few cases before it are of particular interest. The General Court dismissed Alcoa's action by judgment of 25 March 2009 (Case T-332/06) and Alcoa appealed against that judgment

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Bruno Stromsky, Appeal - Existing of new aid: The Court of Justice refines the scope of the General Court’s judicial review of opening decisions (Alcoa Trasformazioni), 21 July 2011, Concurrences N° 4-2011, Art. N° 39996, pp. 150-151

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