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AG Saugmandsgaard Øe on action for unjust enrichment and contract/tort distinction under Brussels I Regulation in the case HRVATSKE ŠUME, C-242/20

AG Saugmandsgaard Øe observes in his Opinion presented today in the case HRVATSKE ŠUME, C-242/20, the Court of Justice has already faced requests for a preliminary ruling where arose a question on qualification of an action for unjust enrichment for the purposes of the Brussels I Regulation. He notes that no conclusive finding has been […]

AG Campos Sánchez-Bordona on multiple places of (habitual) residence under the Brussels II bis Regulation in the case IB, C-289/20

This Thursday AG Campos Sánchez-Bordona delivered his Opinion in the case IB, C-289/20. It is another request for a preliminary ruling addressing the issue of multiple places of residence. The recent take on this issue concerned the framework established by the Succession Regulation. In its judgment in the case E.E., C-80/19, the Court of Justice […]

CJEU on the scope of the Brussels I bis Regulation in the context of a dispute between an employee and a consulate in the case ZN, C-280/20

This Thursday, the Court of Justice delivered its judgment in the case ZN, C-280/20, which heavily relies and confirms the judgment in Mahamdia, C-154/11. The request for a preliminary ruling arouse out of proceedings in which ZN, a Bulgarian national residing in Sofia, brought an action in Bulgaria against the Consulate General of the Republic […]

AG Campos Sánchez-Bordona on choice of law to the individual employment contracts under the Rome I Regulation in the joined cases C-152/20 and C-218/20

On 22 April 2021, Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona presented his Opinion in the joined cases SC Gruber Logistics and Sindicatul Lucratorilor din Transporturi, C-152/20 and 218/20, in which he addresses in a pedagogical manner a number of issues of relevance to the choice of law to an individual employment contract under Article 8 of the […]

AG Campos Sánchez-Bordona on a certified copy of an European Certificate of Succession and its legitimising effect, time-wise, in the case Vorarlberger Landes- und Hypotheken-Bank, C-301/20

This Thursday AG Campos Sánchez-Bordona delivered his Opinion in an Austrian case pertaining to the interpretation of the Succession Regulation and in particular to its Articles 69 (Effects of the European Certificate of Succession)  and 70 (Certified copies of the Certificate), namely in the case Vorarlberger Landes- und Hypotheken-Bank, C-301/20.  Read more…