A firm with its business base outside had begun an action in Scotland. The court ordered the pursuer to nominate somebody within the jurisdiction to have conduct of the proceedings and to bear the possible burden of costs. The order was not valid since it was in breach of European law. A Scottish court order would be enforceable in Germany, and the order discriminated against the citizen of another member state under article 12 of the Treaty.
EC Treaty Art 12
Updated: 23 November 2021; Ref: scu.79959