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Jurisdiction in defective products liability claims: CJEU clarifies interpretation of art. 5 (3) of Regulation 44/2001

European Court of Justice, case C-45/13

Article Date: 16-01-2014
Categories: Consumer Law Typology: Case Law
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The case was referred to the CJEU by the Austrian Supreme Court, and addresses the interpretation of art. 5 (3) of Regulation 44/2001, which pertains to jurisdiction in claims for damages caused by defective products. In the domestic proceedings, the claimant sought to recover the damages arising f... [Read All]

Commercial websites as indicators of commercial activity directed at another member State

European Court of Justice, case C-218/12

Article Date: 17-10-2013
Categories: Consumer Law Typology: Case Law
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In the instant case, a French car dealer, established near the German border, had sold a car to a German customer; this latter had found the dealer’s contact details on its website, which indicated a French landline phone number and a German mobile phone number. The customer sued the dealer (... [Read All]
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