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Category: Harmful event

Opinion of Advocate General TANCHEV, 10 April 2018, Zurich Insurance plc and Metso Minerals Oy v Abnormal Load Services Limited — Brussels I Regulation — Jurisdiction in matters relating to contracts — Damages — Determination of the place of performance of the obligation — Place where the services were provided or should have been provided in a Multimodal transport

On April 10th, 2018, Advocate General Tanchev delivered his opinion in Case C-88/17, concerning international jurisdiction in respect of a claim for contractual damages under the second indent of Article 5(1)(b) of Brussels I Regulation, in a context entailing the multimodal transport of goods from one Member State to another. Facts of the case ALS […]

Austrian Supreme Court – Decision 7 July 2017 – N. 6 Ob 18/17s – consumer contracts, Section 4, Artt. 17 and 7 (2) – Brussels I Regulation Recast

by Christian Koller & Laura Kilzer The Austrian Supreme Court has ruled that neither legal claims for damages against a German publicly listed company arising from the violation of capital market obligations nor a shareholder’s claims against the issuer when purchasing shares on the secondary market are subject to the special provisions on jurisdictions regarding consumer […]

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