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Day: February 5, 2018

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 […]

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