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Internet - Jurisdiction: The Court of Justice rules on the concept of activity directed to the Member State of the consumer’s domicile (Pammer and Hotel Alpenhof)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, 17 December 2010, Pammer and Hotel Alpenhof, joined cases C-585/08 and C-144/09 Disputes before national courts The first case concerned a dispute between an Austrian consumer and a German company with a website on which the consumer had purchased a trip. The consumer, considering that the trip did not correspond to the description on the company's website, asked the company to reimburse him for the price of the trip. Since the German company refused to make the refund, the consumer brought proceedings against it before the Austrian courts. The German company raised a plea of lack of jurisdiction on the ground that it did not carry on any

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Mireille Dany, Internet - Jurisdiction: The Court of Justice rules on the concept of activity directed to the Member State of the consumer’s domicile (Pammer and Hotel Alpenhof), 17 December 2010, Concurrences N° 1-2011, Art. N° 34342, pp. 203-204

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