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CJEU Judgment – C-498/16 – Maximilian Schrems v Facebook Ireland Limited – 25 January 2018 – Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Articles 15 and 16 — Jurisdiction in respect of consumer contracts — Definition of ‘consumer’ — Assignment between consumers of claims against the same trader or professional)

On 25 January 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a judgment in the case C-498/16 between Maximilian Schrems and Facebook Ireland Limited, stating on the definition of “consumer” under Articles 15 and 16 of Brussels I. The referring court asks, in essence, (A) whether Article 15 of Regulation No 44/2001 must be interpreted […]

CJEU Judgment – C 194/16 – 17 October 2017, Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 — Jurisdiction Pursuant Art. 7 (2) — Infringement of the rights of a legal person by the publication on the internet – Place where the damage occurred — Centre of interests of that person

The Court of Justice of the European Union, in Case C‑194/16 of 17 October 2017, issued a judgment concerning the interpretation of Article 7(2) of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 in relation with internet infringement of personality rights, stating that: a legal person claiming that its personality rights have been infringed by the publication of incorrect information […]

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