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Energeticky A Prumyslovy And Ep Investment Advisors v Commission: ECFI 26 Nov 2014

ECJ Judgment – Competition – Administrative procedure – Decision finding a refusal to submit to an inspection and imposing a fine – Article 23(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Presumption of innocence – Rights of the defence – Proportionality – Obligation to state reasons T-272/12, [2014] EUECJ T-272/12, ECLI:EU:T:2014:995 Bailii European Commercial Updated: 08 … Continue reading Energeticky A Prumyslovy And Ep Investment Advisors v Commission: ECFI 26 Nov 2014

Ferriere Nord v Commission: ECFI 9 Dec 2014

ECJ Judgment – Competition – Cartels – Market reinforcing bar in bars or rolls – Decision finding an infringement of Article 65 CS after the expiry of the ECSC Treaty, on the basis of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Fixing Price and payment terms – Limiting or controlling production or sales – Breach of essential … Continue reading Ferriere Nord v Commission: ECFI 9 Dec 2014

J and E (Children: Brussels II Revised: Article 15): FC 11 Nov 2014

The local authority applied to the court for care orders and placement orders in respect of two young girls. The parents opposed the local authority’s applications. The mother was Hungarian. The father was Hungarian/Roma. The mother applied under Article 15(2)(a) of the Regulation for an order requesting that the Hungarian court should assume jurisdiction with … Continue reading J and E (Children: Brussels II Revised: Article 15): FC 11 Nov 2014

Re B (A Minor : Habitual Residence): FD 24 Aug 2016

Hayden J said: ‘In assessing whether a child has lost a pre-existing habitual residence and gained a new one, the court must weigh up the degree of connection which the child had with the state in which he resided before the move.’ Hayden J [2016] EWHC 2174 (Fam), [2016] 4 WLR 156, [2016] WLR(D) 471 … Continue reading Re B (A Minor : Habitual Residence): FD 24 Aug 2016

MD v AA and Another: FD 31 Jul 2014

M appealed against English orders recognising and registering a decision of the Bucharest Court of Appeal ordered that the custody of D who had lived with his mother in England since the age of eight weeks, should be transferred to his father in Romania. The order was registered for enforcement here. Held: Recognition of the … Continue reading MD v AA and Another: FD 31 Jul 2014

Confederacion Espanola De Empresarios De Estaciones De Servicio and Asociacion De Gestores De Estaciones De Servicio v European Commission: ECFI 6 Feb 2014

ECFI Competition – Cartels – Spanish service stations market – Decision rejecting a complaint – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Breach of commitments made binding by a decision of the Commission – Reopening of proceedings – Fines – Penalty payments T-342/11, [2014] EUECJ T-342/11 Bailii Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 European Updated: 01 December 2021; Ref: … Continue reading Confederacion Espanola De Empresarios De Estaciones De Servicio and Asociacion De Gestores De Estaciones De Servicio v European Commission: ECFI 6 Feb 2014

A v A and another (Children) (Children: Habitual Residence) (Reunite International Child Abduction Centre intervening): SC 9 Sep 2013

Acquisition of Habitual Residence Habitual residence can in principle be lost and another habitual residence acquired on the same day. Held: The provisions giving the courts of a member state jurisdiction also apply where there is an alternative jurisdiction in a non-member state such as the United States. The Regulation also deals with how child … Continue reading A v A and another (Children) (Children: Habitual Residence) (Reunite International Child Abduction Centre intervening): SC 9 Sep 2013

L v M, Interveners R, K: ECJ 12 Nov 2014

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Area of freedom, security and justice – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Jurisdiction in matters of parental responsibility – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Article 12(3) – Child whose parents are not married – Prorogation of jurisdiction – No other related proceedings pending – Acceptance … Continue reading L v M, Interveners R, K: ECJ 12 Nov 2014

Jones and Others v Commission: ECFI 23 Nov 2011

jones_commissionECFI2011 ECFI (Competition) ECSC Treaty – Supply of coal intended for the United Kingdom electricity generation industry – Rejection of a complaint alleging discriminatory pricing – Commission’s competence to apply Article 4(b) CS following expiry of the ECSC Treaty, on the basis of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Assessment of Community interest – Obligations in … Continue reading Jones and Others v Commission: ECFI 23 Nov 2011

P v Q: ECJ 19 Nov 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Urgent preliminary ruling procedure – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and . .

X (Customs Union): ECJ 10 Nov 2011

Common Customs Tariff – Combined Nomenclature – Tariff classification – Boneless chicken meat, frozen and impregnated with salt – Validity and interpretation of Regulations (EC) Nos 535/94, 1832/2002, 1871/2003, 2344/2003 and 1810/2004 – Additional . .

Ori Martin SA v Commission: ECJ 14 Sep 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Appeals – Competition – Cartels – European Market for prestressing steel – Fines – Determination of the amount of fines -Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 23, paragraph 2 – Presumption of the actual exercise of influence determinant of the parent company on the subsidiary – Guidelines for calculating the amount of the … Continue reading Ori Martin SA v Commission: ECJ 14 Sep 2016

Pilkington Group And Others v Commission: ECJ 14 Apr 2016

ECJ (Advocate General’s Opinion) Appeal – Competition – Cartels (Article 81 EC and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement) – Fines – 2006 Guidelines on the method of setting fines – Turnover to be taken into account – Exchange rate for calculating the 10% upper limit on fines under Article 23(2) of Regulation (EC) No … Continue reading Pilkington Group And Others v Commission: ECJ 14 Apr 2016

Ceske Drahy v Commission: ECJ 30 Jan 2020

(Competition – Judgment) Appeal – Competition – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 20 (4) – Inspection decisions – Obligation to state reasons – Sufficiently serious evidence of the existence of an infringement of the competition rules – Evidence legally obtained – Inspection ordered on the basis of evidence from a previous inspection C-538/18, [2020] … Continue reading Ceske Drahy v Commission: ECJ 30 Jan 2020

Alliance One International And Standard Commercial Tobacco v Commission: ECJ 14 Sep 2011

ECJ Order of the President [2011] EUECJ C-628/10 – P, C-628/10 Bailii European Cited by: See Also – Alliance One International And Standard Commercial Tobacco v Commission ECJ 12-Jan-2012 ECJ Opinion – Appeals – Competition – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Article 81 EC – Article 23 of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Spanish … Continue reading Alliance One International And Standard Commercial Tobacco v Commission: ECJ 14 Sep 2011

Alliance One International And Standard Commercial Tobacco v Commission: ECJ 19 Jul 2012

ECJ Appeals – Competition – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Spanish market for the purchase and first processing of raw tobacco – Price-fixing and market-sharing – Infringement of Article 81 EC – Attributability of unlawful conduct of subsidiaries to their parent companies – Presumption of innocence – Rights of the defence – Obligation to … Continue reading Alliance One International And Standard Commercial Tobacco v Commission: ECJ 19 Jul 2012

LL-Carpenter v Commission: ECFI 12 Mar 2020

Judgment – Competition – Cartels – Motor vehicle market in the Czech Republic – Decision rejecting a complaint – Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 773/2004 – Article 13 (2) of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Obligation motivation T-531/18, [2020] EUECJ T-531/18, ECLI: EU: T: 2020: 91 Bailii European Commercial Updated: 17 January 2022; Ref: … Continue reading LL-Carpenter v Commission: ECFI 12 Mar 2020

Schwenk Zement v Commission: ECJ 10 Mar 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Appeal – Competition – Market cement and related products’ – Administrative procedure – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 18, paragraphs 1 and 3 – Decision to request information – Motivation – Accuracy of demand C-248/14, [2016] EUECJ C-248/14 Bailii Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 European Commercial Updated: 12 January 2022; Ref: scu.560964

Italmobiliare v Commission: ECJ 10 Mar 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Appeal – Competition – Market cement and related products’ – Administrative procedure – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 18, paragraphs 1 and 3 – Decision to request information – Motivation – Accuracy of demand C-268/14, [2016] EUECJ C-268/14, ECLI:US:C:2016:152 Bailii Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 European Commercial Updated: 12 January 2022; Ref: scu.560961

Heidelbergcement v Commission: ECJ 10 Mar 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Appeal – Competition – Market for ‘cement and related products’ – Administrative procedure – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 18(1) and (3) – Decision requesting information – Statement of reasons – Clarification of the application C-247/14, [2016] EUECJ C-247/14, ECLI:EU:C:2016:149 Bailii European Commercial Updated: 12 January 2022; Ref: scu.560960

Buzzi Unicem v Commission: ECJ 10 Mar 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Appeal – Competition – Market cement and related products’ – Administrative procedure – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 18, paragraphs 1 and 3 – Decision to request information – Motivation – Accuracy of demand ECLI:EU:C:2016:151, C-267/14, [2016] EUECJ C-267/14 Bailii European Commercial Updated: 12 January 2022; Ref: scu.560952

DHL Express (Italy) And DHL Global Forwarding (Italy): ECJ 20 Jan 2016

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Competition policy – Article 101 TFEU – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – International freight forwarding sector – National competition authorities – Legal status of instruments of the European Competition Network – Model Leniency Programme of that network – Application for immunity submitted to the Commission – … Continue reading DHL Express (Italy) And DHL Global Forwarding (Italy): ECJ 20 Jan 2016

Galp Energia Espana And Others v Commission: ECJ 21 Jan 2016

ECJ Judgment – Appeal – Article 81 EC – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Spanish market for penetration bitumen – Market sharing and price coordination – Excessive length of the proceedings before the General Court – Article 261 TFEU – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 31 – Unlimited jurisdiction – Article 264 TFEU … Continue reading Galp Energia Espana And Others v Commission: ECJ 21 Jan 2016

Deutsche Bahn AG and Others v Commission: ECJ 18 Jun 2015

ECJ Judgment – Appeals – Competition – Rail transport and ancillary services sector – Abuse of dominant position – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Articles 20 and 28(1) – Administrative procedure – Decision ordering an inspection – Commission’s powers of inspection – Fundamental right to the inviolability of the home – No prior judicial authorisation … Continue reading Deutsche Bahn AG and Others v Commission: ECJ 18 Jun 2015

Riva Fire v Commission: ECFI 9 Dec 2014

ECJ Judgment – Competition – Cartels – Market reinforcing bar in bars or rolls – Decision finding an infringement of Article 65 CS after the expiry of the ECSC Treaty, on the basis of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Fixing Price and payment terms – Limiting or controlling production or sales – Breach of essential … Continue reading Riva Fire v Commission: ECFI 9 Dec 2014

Ferriera Valsabbia And Valsabbia Investimenti v Commission: ECFI 9 Dec 2014

ECJ Judgment – Competition – Cartels – Market reinforcing bar in bars or rolls – Decision finding an infringement of Article 65 CS after the expiry of the ECSC Treaty, on the basis of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Fixing Price and payment terms – Limiting or controlling production or sales – Excess of authority … Continue reading Ferriera Valsabbia And Valsabbia Investimenti v Commission: ECFI 9 Dec 2014

Alfa Acciai v Commission: ECFI 9 Dec 2014

ECJ Judgment – Competition – Cartels – Markets concrete reinforcing bars in bars or rolls – Decision finding an infringement of Article 65 CS after the expiry of the ECSC Treaty on the basis of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Fixing prices and payment terms – Limiting or controlling production or sales – Excess of … Continue reading Alfa Acciai v Commission: ECFI 9 Dec 2014

Nexans and Nexans France v Commission: ECJ 25 Jun 2014

ECJ Judgment – Appeal – Competition – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Administrative procedure – Inspection – Decision ordering an inspection – Obligation to state reasons – Reasonable grounds – Geographic market T. von Danwitz, P ECLI:EU:C:2014:2030, [2014] EUECJ C-37/13 Bailii Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 Citing: Opinion – Nexans and Nexans France v Commission ECJ … Continue reading Nexans and Nexans France v Commission: ECJ 25 Jun 2014

Inspecteur van de Belastingdienst v X Bv: ECJ 11 Jun 2009

ECJ Competition policy Articles 81 EC and 82 EC Article 15(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Written observations submitted by the Commission – National dispute concerning the deductibility from tax of a fine imposed by a Commission decision K. Lenaerts, P [2009] EUECJ C-429/07 Bailii Regulation (EC) No 1/2003, EC 8 Citing: Opinion – … Continue reading Inspecteur van de Belastingdienst v X Bv: ECJ 11 Jun 2009

Nexans and Nexans France v Commission: ECJ 3 Apr 2014

ECJ Opinion – Appeal – Competition – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Administrative procedure – Unannounced inspection – Decision ordering an inspection – Obligation to state reasons – Geographical scope – Suspicion of an infringement of competition law having a global reach – Power of the Commission to inspect business records relating to transactions outside … Continue reading Nexans and Nexans France v Commission: ECJ 3 Apr 2014

Donau Chemie v Commission: ECFI 14 May 2014

ECJ (Judgment Of The Court Of First Instance) Competition – Cartels – Market calcium carbide and magnesium for the steel and gas sector in the EEA, with the exception of Ireland, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom – Decision finding an infringement Article 81 EC – price fixing and market-sharing – fines – Article 23 … Continue reading Donau Chemie v Commission: ECFI 14 May 2014

Garantovana AS v Commission: ECJ 15 May 2014

ECJ Judgment – Appeal – Competition – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Calculation of the amount of the fine – Total turnover in the preceding business year C-90/13, [2014] EUECJ C-90/13 Bailii Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 European Updated: 03 December 2021; Ref: scu.525518

Ballast Nedam v Commission: ECJ 27 Mar 2014

ECJ Appeal – Competition – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Netherlands market in road pavement bitumen – Setting of the gross price for road pavement bitumen – Setting of a rebate for road builders – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 27 – Rights of the defence – Reduction of the fine T. von … Continue reading Ballast Nedam v Commission: ECJ 27 Mar 2014

YKK And Others v European Commission: ECJ 12 Feb 2014

ECJ (Advocate Generals Opinion) Appeal – Cartels – Markets for zip fasteners and other fasteners, and also for attaching machines – Successive liabilities – Legal upper limit of the fine – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 23(2) – Concept of ‘undertaking’ – Personal responsibility – Principle of proportionality – Multiplier for deterrence Wathelet AG … Continue reading YKK And Others v European Commission: ECJ 12 Feb 2014

Siemens v Commission: ECJ 19 Dec 2013

ECJ Judgment of The Court – Appeals – Competition – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Market in gas insulated switchgear projects – Market sharing – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Proof of the infringement – Single and continuous infringement – Distortion of the evidence – Probative value of statements which run counter to the … Continue reading Siemens v Commission: ECJ 19 Dec 2013

European Commission v Enbw Energie Baden-Wurttemberg: ECJ 3 Oct 2013

ECJ Opinion – Appeal – Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 – Access to documents of the institutions – Request for access to the administrative file relating to proceedings under Article 81 EC and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement – Refusal pursuant to Article 4(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 – Access to information submitted under … Continue reading European Commission v Enbw Energie Baden-Wurttemberg: ECJ 3 Oct 2013

Schindler Holding Ltd v European Commission: ECJ 18 Jul 2013

ECJ Appeal – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Market for the installation and maintenance of elevators and escalators – Liability of the parent company for infringements of the law on cartels committed by its subsidiary – Holding company – Internal compliance programme – Fundamental rights – Principles of the rule of law in the … Continue reading Schindler Holding Ltd v European Commission: ECJ 18 Jul 2013

Toshiba Corporation And Others v Urad pro ochranu hospodarske souteze: ECJ 14 Feb 2012

ECJ (Grand Chamber) Competition – Cartel, in the territory of a Member State, which commenced before the accession of that State to the European Union – Cartel of international scope having effects in the territory of the Union and the European Economic Area – Article 81 EC and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement – … Continue reading Toshiba Corporation And Others v Urad pro ochranu hospodarske souteze: ECJ 14 Feb 2012

Team Relocations Nv v European Commission: ECJ 11 Jul 2013

ECJ Appeals – Competition – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Article 81 EC and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement – International removal services market in Belgium – Direct and indirect price-fixing, market-sharing and manipulation of the procedures for the submission of tenders – Single and continuous infringement – Imputability – Guidelines on the … Continue reading Team Relocations Nv v European Commission: ECJ 11 Jul 2013

Ballast Nedam -V- Commission: ECJ 27 Mar 2014

References: C-612/12, [2014] EUECJ C-612/12 Links: Bailii Coram: T. von Danwitz, P ECJ Appeal – Competition – Agreements, decisions and concerted practices – Netherlands market in road pavement bitumen – Setting of the gross price for road pavement bitumen – Setting of a rebate for road builders – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Article 27 … Continue reading Ballast Nedam -V- Commission: ECJ 27 Mar 2014

K and Others v K: FD 5 Jul 2021

Reasons for allowing an appeal brought before the court under Chapter III (Recognition and Enforcement) of Council Regulation (EC) No.2201/2003 (‘BIIR’), specifically Article 33. For the avoidance of doubt, notwithstanding the departure of the UK from the EU on 31 December 2020, BIIR continues to apply under the transitional arrangements for cases, such as this … Continue reading K and Others v K: FD 5 Jul 2021

In re D (A Child): SC 22 Jun 2016

F had obtained an order in Romania for the custody of D. F obtained orders initially for the registration and enforcement of that order, but the High Court reversed that saying that neither the child nor his mother had been given adeuate opportunity to take part in the proceedings in Romania. F’s appeal to the … Continue reading In re D (A Child): SC 22 Jun 2016

Gogova v Ilia Dimitrov Iliev: ECJ 21 Oct 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Scope – Article 1(1)(b) – Attribution, exercise, delegation, restriction or termination of parental responsibility – Article 2 – Concept of … Continue reading Gogova v Ilia Dimitrov Iliev: ECJ 21 Oct 2015

Matouskova: ECJ 6 Oct 2015

Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial matters and in the matters of parental responsibility – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Article 1(1)(b) – Substantive scope – Inheritance settlement agreement between the surviving spouse and minor children represented by a … Continue reading Matouskova: ECJ 6 Oct 2015

Hadadi (Hadady) v Mesko, married name Hadadi (Hadady) (Area Of Freedom, Security And Justice): ECJ 12 Mar 2009

Europa Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 Recognition of a judgment in divorce proceedings Application of the Regulation to a judgment given in a Member State which acceded to the EU in 2004 Jurisdiction in divorce proceedings Persons with dual nationality. C-168/08, [2009] EUECJ C-168/08 – O, [2009] EUECJ C-168/08 Bailii, Bailii European European Updated: 04 January … Continue reading Hadadi (Hadady) v Mesko, married name Hadadi (Hadady) (Area Of Freedom, Security And Justice): ECJ 12 Mar 2009

Bohez v Wiertz: ECJ 9 Sep 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Articles 1(2) and 49 – Jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters – Matters excluded – Family law – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Article 47(1) – Jurisdiction and the recognition … Continue reading Bohez v Wiertz: ECJ 9 Sep 2015

Bradbrooke v Aleksandrowicz: ECJ 9 Jan 2015

ECJ Preliminary reference – Urgent preliminary ruling procedure – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility – Child Abduction – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Article 11 Paragraphs 7 and 8 C-498/14, [2015] EUECJ C-498/14, ECLI:EU:C:2015:3, [2014] EUECJ C-498/14 – V Bailii, … Continue reading Bradbrooke v Aleksandrowicz: ECJ 9 Jan 2015

Re C (Children): SC 14 Feb 2018

‘This appeal concerns the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. It raises general questions relating to: (1) the place which the habitual residence of the child occupies in the scheme of that Convention, and (2) whether and when a wrongful retention of a child may occur if the travelling parent originally … Continue reading Re C (Children): SC 14 Feb 2018

A (Area of Freedom, Security and Justice): ECJ 2 Apr 2009

ECJ Judicial co-operation in civil matters – Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 Substantive scope – Definition of ‘civil matters’ – Decision relating to the taking into care and placement of children outside the family home – Child’s habitual … Continue reading A (Area of Freedom, Security and Justice): ECJ 2 Apr 2009

Lopez-Guio v Slovakia: ECHR 3 Jun 2014

ECHR Article 8-1 Respect for family life Lack of participation of a parent in proceedings concerning the return of his child under the Hague Convention: violation Facts – The applicant, a Spanish national, had a child with a Slovak woman in Spain. A year later the mother took the child to Slovakia. The applicant lodged … Continue reading Lopez-Guio v Slovakia: ECHR 3 Jun 2014

De L v H: FD 3 Dec 2009

Sir Mark Potter, the President of the Family Division [2009] EWHC 3074 (Fam), [2010] 1 FLR 1229, [2010] Fam Law 328 Bailii Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985, Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 (B2R) England and Wales Children Updated: 12 December 2021; Ref: scu.381753

DL v EL (Hague Abduction Convention: effect of reversal of return order on appeal): FD 17 Jan 2013

F sought the return of his son K to the US. K had been brought here by M after a court order in the US,but the father subsequently appealed sucessfully, obtaining an order for K’s return. M said that the UK court had originally and correctly found K to be habitually resident in the UK, … Continue reading DL v EL (Hague Abduction Convention: effect of reversal of return order on appeal): FD 17 Jan 2013

London Borough of Camden v Caratt and Others: FD 31 Jul 2013

The court was asked whether the provisions of article 15 of Council Regulation(EC) Bo 2201/2003, commonly known as Brussels II Revised and hereafter ‘BIIR’, may be used to facilitate a transfer of proceedings between jurisdictions within the United Kingdom. [2013] EWHC 2336 (Fam), [2013] Fam Law 1531 Bailii England and Wales Children Updated: 19 November … Continue reading London Borough of Camden v Caratt and Others: FD 31 Jul 2013

W v X (Jurisdiction In Matters of Parental Responsibility): ECJ 15 Feb 2017

Habitual Residence depends on child’s interests ECJ Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Jurisdiction in matters of parental responsibility – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Articles 8 to 15 – Jurisdiction concerning maintenance obligations – Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 – Article 3(d) – Conflicting judgments given in the courts … Continue reading W v X (Jurisdiction In Matters of Parental Responsibility): ECJ 15 Feb 2017

Rapisarda v Colladon (Irregular Divorces): FC 30 Sep 2014

The court considered applications to set aside some 180 petitions for divorce on the grounds that they appeared to be attempts to pervert the course of justice by wrongfully asserting residence in order to benefit from the UK jurisdiction. Held: It had been asserted that the English court had jurisdiction to entertain the petition in … Continue reading Rapisarda v Colladon (Irregular Divorces): FC 30 Sep 2014

Mercredi v Richard Chaffe (Area of Freedom, Security And Justice): ECJ 22 Dec 2010

ECJ Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Matrimonial matters and parental responsibility – Child whose parents are not married – Concept of ‘habitual residence’ of an infant – Concept of ‘rights of custody’.A two month old baby born in England to unmarried parents and removed by her French mother to … Continue reading Mercredi v Richard Chaffe (Area of Freedom, Security And Justice): ECJ 22 Dec 2010

Article 218(11) TFEU – Convention On The Civil Aspects Of International Child Abduction (Opinions Of The Court): ECJ 14 Oct 2014

art218ECJ1410 ECJ Grand Chamber – Opinion – Opinion pursuant to Article 218(11) TFEU – Convention on the civil aspects of international child abduction – Accession of third States – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Exclusive external competence of the European Union – Risk of undermining the uniform and consistent application of EU rules and the … Continue reading Article 218(11) TFEU – Convention On The Civil Aspects Of International Child Abduction (Opinions Of The Court): ECJ 14 Oct 2014

C v M: ECJ 9 Oct 2014

ECJ (Judgment) Urgent preliminary ruling procedure – Area of freedom, security and justice – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 – Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the civil aspects of international child abduction – Concept of ‘habitual residence’ of a child following the divorce of its parents – Lawful … Continue reading C v M: ECJ 9 Oct 2014