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Competence: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that an action for damages based on a legal obligation to refrain from abusing a dominant position is a matter relating to tort within the meaning of the Brussels I bis Regulation (Wikingerhof / Booking)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 24 November 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union, meeting in Grand Chamber, gave judgment in Case C-59/19 (Wikingerhof GmbH & Co. KG v Booking.com BV) judgment in Case C-59/19 (Wikingerhof GmbH & Co. KG v Booking.com BV)The Court of Justice of the European Communities has held that an action for damages, in so far as it is based on a legal obligation to refrain from abusing a dominant position, is a matter relating to tort, delict or quasi-delict within the meaning of Article 7(2) of Regulation No 1215/2012, known as the 'Brussels Ia Regulation', on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial

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Alain Ronzano, Competence: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that an action for damages based on a legal obligation to refrain from abusing a dominant position is a matter relating to tort within the meaning of the Brussels I bis Regulation (Wikingerhof / Booking), 24 November 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98058, www.concurrences.com

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