J C J Wouters, J W Savelbergh and Price Waterhouse Belastingadviseurs BV v Algemene Raad van de Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten, intervener: Raad van de Balies van de Europese Gemeenschap: ECJ 19 Feb 2002

ECJ Professional body – National Bar – Regulation by the Bar of the exercise of the profession – Prohibition of multi-disciplinary partnerships between members of the Bar and accountants – Article 85 of the EC Treaty (now Article 81 EC) – Association of undertakings – Restriction of competition – Justification – Article 86 of the Treaty (now Article 82 EC) – Undertaking or group of undertakings – Articles 52 and 59 of the EC Treaty (now, after amendment, Articles 43 and 49 EC) – Applicability – Restrictions – Justification.


C-309/99, [2002] EUECJ C-309/99, [2002] ECR I-1577)



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CitedInternational Transport Workers’ Federation and Another v Viking Line Abp and Another CA 3-Nov-2005
An order had been made restraining the defendant trades unions from taking industrial action. The unions said the UK court had no jurisdiction.
Held: ‘It is at first sight surprising that the English Commercial Court should be the forum in . .
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Updated: 05 June 2022; Ref: scu.167708