The EU Court of Justice clarifies the application of the special jurisdiction rules in the Brussels recast regulation regarding an action based on an abuse of dominant position (Wikingerhof / Booking.com)

The Brexit “deal” may be done but the judgments of the CJEU continue to be relevant for competition damages claims in the UK. The pre-end of transition period judgment of the CJEU in C-59/19 Wikingerhof GmbH & Co. KG v Booking.com BV (Wikingerhof) of 24 November 2020 clarifies the application of the so-called “Special Jurisdiction” rules in the Brussels Recast Regulation [1] (BRR). Wikingerhof GmbH & Co. KG, a company operating a hotel in Germany, concluded a standard from contract with Dutch-domiciled Booking.com BV in March 2009 containing an exclusive jurisdiction clause. The standard

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Lesley Hannah, The EU Court of Justice clarifies the application of the special jurisdiction rules in the Brussels recast regulation regarding an action based on an abuse of dominant position (Wikingerhof / Booking.com) , 24 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 99027

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