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Meroni v Recoletos Limited: ECJ 25 May 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Recognition and enforcement of provisional and protective measures – Concept of ‘public policy’ R. Silva de Lapuerta (Rapporteur), P C-559/14, [2016] EUECJ C-559/14, [2016] WLR(D) 285, ECLI:EU:C:2016:349 Bailii, WLRD Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 European Updated: 17 … Continue reading Meroni v Recoletos Limited: ECJ 25 May 2016

Kralova v Primera Air Scandinavia: ECJ 26 Mar 2020

(Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Area of ??freedom, security and justice – Jurisdiction and enforcement of decisions in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 5, point 1 – Jurisdiction in contractual matters – Articles 15 to 17 – Jurisdiction over contracts concluded by consumers – Regulation (EC) No … Continue reading Kralova v Primera Air Scandinavia: ECJ 26 Mar 2020

Flight Refund v Deutsche Lufthansa AG: ECJ 10 Mar 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Area of freedom, security and justice – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – European order for payment procedure – Regulation (EC) No 1896/2006 – Articles 17 and 20 – Obligations of a court seised in order to designate the court with territorial jurisdiction to hear contentious proceedings … Continue reading Flight Refund v Deutsche Lufthansa AG: ECJ 10 Mar 2016

Komu And Others v Komu: ECJ 17 Dec 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Scope – Exclusive jurisdiction – Article 22(1) – Proceedings concerning rights in rem in immovable property – Concept – Action to terminate, by way of sale, the co-ownership in undivided shares of immovable property C-605/14, [2015] EUECJ C-605/14, ECLI:EU:C:2015:833 Bailii Regulation … Continue reading Komu And Others v Komu: ECJ 17 Dec 2015

Aannemingsbedrijf Aertssen And Aertssen Terrassements v VSB Machineverhuur BV: ECJ 22 Oct 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Area of freedom, security and justice – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 1 – Scope – Complaint seeking to join a civil action to proceedings – Article 27 – Lis pendens – Proceedings brought before a court of another … Continue reading Aannemingsbedrijf Aertssen And Aertssen Terrassements v VSB Machineverhuur BV: ECJ 22 Oct 2015

Trijber (Judgment): ECJ 1 Oct 2015

Judgment – Area of freedom, security and justice – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Anti-suit injunction ‘of an arbitral tribunal, established in another Member State’ – Prohibition of litigation before a court of another Member State – arrangement, to restrict the applicant’s claims in court proceedings – jurisdiction of … Continue reading Trijber (Judgment): ECJ 1 Oct 2015

Holterman Ferho Exploitatie And Others v Friedrich Leopold Freiherr Spies von Bullesheim: ECJ 10 Sep 2015

Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 5(1) – Jurisdiction in matters relating to a contract – Article 5(3) – Jurisdiction in matters relating to tort or delict – Articles … Continue reading Holterman Ferho Exploitatie And Others v Friedrich Leopold Freiherr Spies von Bullesheim: ECJ 10 Sep 2015

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

Diageo Brands BV v Simiramida-04 EOOD: ECJ 16 Jul 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Recognition and enforcement of judgments – Grounds for refusing enforcement – Infringement of public policy in the State in which recognition is sought – Judgment given by a court in another Member State contrary to … Continue reading Diageo Brands BV v Simiramida-04 EOOD: ECJ 16 Jul 2015

Gazprom v Lietuvos Respublika: ECJ 13 May 2015

ECJ Judgment – Grand Chamber – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Area of freedom, security and justice – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Scope – Arbitration – Not included – Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards – Order issued by an arbitral tribunal having its seat in … Continue reading Gazprom v Lietuvos Respublika: ECJ 13 May 2015

Hejduk v EnergieAgentur.NRW GmbH: ECJ 22 Jan 2015

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 -Article 5(3) – Special jurisdiction in matters relating to tort, delict or quasi-delict – Copyright – Dematerialised content – Placing online – Determination of the place of the event giving rise to the damage – Criteria [2015] EUECJ C-441/13, [2015] WLR(D) 23, [2015] Bus LR … Continue reading Hejduk v EnergieAgentur.NRW GmbH: ECJ 22 Jan 2015

Hejduk v EnergieAgentur.NRW GmbH: ECJ 11 Sep 2014

ECJ Advocate General’s Opinion – Area of Freedom, Security and Justice – Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 5, paragraph 3 – Jurisdiction ‘delict or quasi-delict’ – Historic Copyright – Criteria for determining the place where the damage occurred – posted on the Internet Content Damage ‘relocated’ ‘ … Continue reading Hejduk v EnergieAgentur.NRW GmbH: ECJ 11 Sep 2014

As Flylal-Lithuanian Airlines v VAS “Starptautiska lidosta ‘Riga'” and AS “Air Baltic Corporation”: ECJ 3 Jul 2014

ECJ Opinion – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Scope – Concept of civil and commercial matters – Compensation for breach of EU competition law – Recognition of provisional and protective measures – Public Order Mme Juliane Kokott AG C-302/13, [2014] EUECJ C-302/13 – O, ECLI: EU: C: 2014:2046, [2014] EUECJ C-302/13 Bailii, Bailii Regulation (EC) … Continue reading As Flylal-Lithuanian Airlines v VAS “Starptautiska lidosta ‘Riga’” and AS “Air Baltic Corporation”: ECJ 3 Jul 2014

Coty Germany (Anciennement Coty Prestige Lancaster Group): ECJ 5 Jun 2014

ECJ (Judgment Of The Court) Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulations (EC) No 40/94 and No 44/2001 – Community trade mark – Article 93(5) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – International jurisdiction relating to infringement – Determination of the place where the harmful event occurred – Cross-border participation by several persons in a single … Continue reading Coty Germany (Anciennement Coty Prestige Lancaster Group): ECJ 5 Jun 2014

OTP Bank Nyilvanosan MUKODO Reszvenytarsasag v Hochtief Solutions AG: ECJ 17 Oct 2013

ECJ Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Special jurisdiction – Article 5, paragraph 1 a) – Concept of ‘contractual matters G. Arestis P C-519/12, [2013] EUECJ C-519/12 Bailii European, Jurisdiction Updated: 03 December 2021; Ref: scu.526063

Hypotecni banka, as v Lindner: ECJ 17 Nov 2011

ECJ Jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters – Mortgage loan contract concluded by a consumer who is a national of one Member State with a bank established in another Member State – Legislation of a Member State making it possible, in the case where the exact domicile of the consumer … Continue reading Hypotecni banka, as v Lindner: ECJ 17 Nov 2011

Brogsitter v Fabrication de Montres Normandes EURL: ECJ 13 Mar 2014

ECJ Area of freedom, security and justice – Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Special jurisdiction – Article 5(1) and (3) – Civil liability claim – Tortious or contractual nature J.L. da Cruz Vilaca, P C-548/12, [2014] EUECJ C-548/12 Bailii Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 European Updated: 01 December 2021; … Continue reading Brogsitter v Fabrication de Montres Normandes EURL: ECJ 13 Mar 2014

Cartier Parfums-Lunettes And Axa Corporate Solutions Assurance v Ziegler France Sa: ECJ 27 Feb 2014

ECJ Judgment Of The Court – Request for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 27(2) – Lis pendens – Article 24 – Prorogation of jurisdiction – Establishment of jurisdiction of the court first seised by reason of appearance being entered without objection by the parties … Continue reading Cartier Parfums-Lunettes And Axa Corporate Solutions Assurance v Ziegler France Sa: ECJ 27 Feb 2014

Nipponkoa Insurance Co (Europe) Ltd v Inter-Zuid Transport BV: ECJ 19 Dec 2013

ECJ Judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Articles 27, 33 and 71 – Lis pendens – Recognition and enforcement of judgments – Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) – Article 31(2) – Rules for coexistence – Action for indemnity – Action … Continue reading Nipponkoa Insurance Co (Europe) Ltd v Inter-Zuid Transport BV: ECJ 19 Dec 2013

Corman-Collins v La Maison du Whisky SA: ECJ 19 Dec 2013

Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 2 – Article 5(1)(a) and (b) – Special jurisdiction in matters relating to contract – Concepts of ‘sale of goods’ and ‘supply of services’ – Agreement for the distribution of goods A. Tizzano, P C-9/12, [2013] EUECJ C-9/12, [2013] WLR (D) 513 … Continue reading Corman-Collins v La Maison du Whisky SA: ECJ 19 Dec 2013

Armin Maletic v Lastminute.Com Gmbh: ECJ 14 Nov 2013

ECJ Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001- Article 16(1) – Contract for travel concluded between a consumer domiciled in one Member State and a travel agency established in another Member State – Supplier of services used by the travel agency established in the Member State where the consumer is domiciled … Continue reading Armin Maletic v Lastminute.Com Gmbh: ECJ 14 Nov 2013

Peter Pammer v Reederei Karl Schluter GmbH and Co KG etc: ECJ 7 Dec 2010

ECJ (Grand Chamber) Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 15(1)(c) and (3) – Jurisdiction over consumer contracts – Contract for a voyage by freighter – Concept of ‘package travel’ – Contract for a hotel stay – Presentation of the voyage and the hotel on a website – Concept … Continue reading Peter Pammer v Reederei Karl Schluter GmbH and Co KG etc: ECJ 7 Dec 2010

Lokman Emrek v Vlado Sabranovic: ECJ 17 Oct 2013

ECJ Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 15(1)(c) – Jurisdiction over consumer contracts – Whether jurisdiction limited to distance contracts – Causal link between the commercial or professional activity directed to the Member State of the consumer’s domicile via an Internet site and the conclusion of the contract C-218/12, [2013] EUECJ C-218/12 Bailii Regulation (EC) … Continue reading Lokman Emrek v Vlado Sabranovic: ECJ 17 Oct 2013

Goldbet Sportwetten Gmbh v Massimo Sperindeo: ECJ 13 Jun 2013

ECJ Regulation (EC) No 1896/2006 – European order for payment procedure – Articles 6 and 17 – Opposition to the European order for payment without any challenge to the jurisdiction of the court of the Member State of origin – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and … Continue reading Goldbet Sportwetten Gmbh v Massimo Sperindeo: ECJ 13 Jun 2013

Ceska Sporitelna As v Gerald Feichter: ECJ 20 Sep 2012

ceska_feighterECJ2012 ECJ Opinion – Jurisdiction – Matters relating to a contract – Contract concluded by a consumer – Manager of a company – Credit agreement entered into by the company – Promissory note issued in incomplete form – Aval – Place for performance of the obligation Sharpston AG C-419/11, [2012] EUECJ C-419/11, [2013] EUECJ C-419/11 … Continue reading Ceska Sporitelna As v Gerald Feichter: ECJ 20 Sep 2012

Folien Fischer Ag and Another v Ritrama Spa: ECJ 19 Apr 2012

folien_ritramaECJ2012 ECJ (Opinion) Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters – Interpretation of Article 5(3) of Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Special grounds of jurisdiction – Matters relating to tort, delict or quasi-delict – Meaning – Action for a negative declaration (negative Feststellungsklage) – Right of a potential injuring party to sue the party potentially injured … Continue reading Folien Fischer Ag and Another v Ritrama Spa: ECJ 19 Apr 2012

Peter Pinckney v KDG Mediatech Ag: ECJ 3 Oct 2013

pinckney_ECJ1013 ECJ Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Jurisdiction – Matters relating to tort, delict and quasi-delict – Copyright – Material support reproducing a protected work – Placing on line – Determination of the place where the harmful event occurred C-170/12, [2013] EUECJ C-170/12, [2013] WLR(D) 367 Bailii, WLRD European, Intellectual Property Updated: 10 November 2021; … Continue reading Peter Pinckney v KDG Mediatech Ag: ECJ 3 Oct 2013

Hobohm v Benedikt Kampik Ltd and Co KG and Others: ECJ 23 Dec 2015

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Jurisdiction in respect of consumer contracts – Articles 15(1)(c) and 16(1) – Meaning of a commercial or professional activity ‘directed to’ the Member State of the consumer’s domicile – Transaction-management contract designed to achieve … Continue reading Hobohm v Benedikt Kampik Ltd and Co KG and Others: ECJ 23 Dec 2015

Owusu v Jackson: ECJ 1 Mar 2005

ECJ Brussels Convention – Territorial scope of the Brussels Convention – Article 2 – Jurisdiction – Accident which occurred in a non – Contracting State – Personal injury – Action brought in a Contracting State against a person domiciled in that State and other defendants domiciled in a non – Contracting State – Forum non … Continue reading Owusu v Jackson: ECJ 1 Mar 2005

Allianz Spa (Anciennement Riunione Adriatica Di Sicurta) v West Tankers Inc (‘the Front Comor’): ECJ 10 Feb 2009

ECJ (Judgment) A West Tankers ship damaged a jetty in Syracuse. An agreement provided for an arbitration in London. The insurers having paid out brought a subrogated action in Italy. West Tankers sought an order in England to restrain the Italian proceedings because of the arbitration agreement. Held: It was not open to the courts … Continue reading Allianz Spa (Anciennement Riunione Adriatica Di Sicurta) v West Tankers Inc (‘the Front Comor’): ECJ 10 Feb 2009

Siegfried Janos Schneider: ECJ 3 Oct 2013

schneiderECH1013 ECJ Jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Scope – Legal capacity of natural persons – Exclusive jurisdiction in matters relating to rights in rem in immovable property – Scope – Non-contentious proceedings concerning the right of a person who has been placed … Continue reading Siegfried Janos Schneider: ECJ 3 Oct 2013

Profit Investment Sim v Ossi: ECJ 20 Apr 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Area of Freedom, Security and Justice – Concept of ‘irreconcilable judgments’ – Actions having different subject-matters brought against several defendants domiciled in various Member States – Conditions for the prorogation of jurisdiction – Jurisdiction clause – Concept of ‘matters relating to a … Continue reading Profit Investment Sim v Ossi: ECJ 20 Apr 2016

Hi Hotel Hcf SARL v Uwe Spoering: ECJ 3 Apr 2014

hihotel_ECJ0414 ECJ Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – International jurisdiction in matters relating to tort, delict or quasi-delict – Act committed in one Member State consisting in participation in an act of tort or delict committed in another Member State – Determination of the place where the harmful event occurred … Continue reading Hi Hotel Hcf SARL v Uwe Spoering: ECJ 3 Apr 2014

Nickel and Goeldner Spedition GmbH v “Kintra” UAB: ECJ 4 Sep 2014

niclel_kintraECJ1409 ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 – Article 3(1) – Concept of an ‘action related to insolvency proceedings and closely connected with those proceedings’ – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 1(2)(b) – Concept of ‘bankruptcy’ – Action for payment of a … Continue reading Nickel and Goeldner Spedition GmbH v “Kintra” UAB: ECJ 4 Sep 2014

National Navigation Co v Endesa Generacion Sa (The Wadi Sudr): CA 17 Dec 2009

The court was asked whether a judgment of a fellow member state of the European Union ruling against a stay of proceedings on the basis that an arbitration clause was not incorporated in the contract can be relied on as creating an issue estoppel so as to prevent the English court deciding the point differently. … Continue reading National Navigation Co v Endesa Generacion Sa (The Wadi Sudr): CA 17 Dec 2009

Melzer v MF Global UK: ECJ 29 Nov 2012

ECJ Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters – Interpretation of Article 5(3) of Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Special jurisdiction in tort or delict – Cross-border participation of several people in the same allegedly harmful act – Possible option of establishing the jurisdiction of a court of a Member State with regard to a defendant … Continue reading Melzer v MF Global UK: ECJ 29 Nov 2012

Austro-Mechana Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung mechanisch-musikalischer Urheberrechte GmbH v Amazon EU Sarl: ECJ 21 Apr 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001- Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters – Article 5(3) – Concept of ‘tort, delict or quasi-delict’ – Directive 2001/29/EC – Harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society – Article 5(2)(b) – Reproduction right – Exceptions and limitations … Continue reading Austro-Mechana Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung mechanisch-musikalischer Urheberrechte GmbH v Amazon EU Sarl: ECJ 21 Apr 2016

Universal Music International Holding BV v Schilling and others: ECJ 16 Jun 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Special jurisdiction – Article 5(3) – Tort, delict or quasi-delict – Harmful event – Lawyer’s negligence in drafting the contract – Place where the harmful event occurred C-12/15, [2016] EUECJ C-12/15, ECLI:EU:C:2016:449 Bailii Regulation (EC) No … Continue reading Universal Music International Holding BV v Schilling and others: ECJ 16 Jun 2016

Wintersteiger v Products 4U Sondermaschinenbau GmbH: ECJ 19 Apr 2012

ECJ Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters – Jurisdiction ‘in matters relating to tort, delict or quasi-delict’ – Determination of the place where the harmful event occurred or may occur – Website of a referencing service provider operating under a country-specific top-level domain of a … Continue reading Wintersteiger v Products 4U Sondermaschinenbau GmbH: ECJ 19 Apr 2012

Land Berlin v Sapir And Others: ECJ 28 Nov 2012

lb_sapirECJ2012 ECJ Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 – Article 1(1) – Article 6(1) – Notion of ‘civil and commercial matter’ – Amount unduly paid by a public authority – Claim for repayment of the amount paid in judicial proceedings – Jurisdiction based on a factual connection – Closely connected claims – Defendant domiciled in a third … Continue reading Land Berlin v Sapir And Others: ECJ 28 Nov 2012

Leventis and Vafias v Malcon Navigation Co Ltd and another: ECJ 28 Jun 2017

Third Party not bound by jurisdiction clause ECJ (Judicial Cooperation In Civil Matters Area of Freedom, Security and Justice : Judgment) Language of the case: Greek. for a preliminary ruling – Judicial cooperation in civil matters – Jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001- Article 23 … Continue reading Leventis and Vafias v Malcon Navigation Co Ltd and another: ECJ 28 Jun 2017