ALERT: PROCEDURE - OBLIGATION TO ADJUDICATE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME - EXCESSIVE LENGTH OF THE PROCEEDINGS - MATERIAL DAMAGE

Obligation to adjudicate within a reasonable time: The General Court of the European Union grants limited compensation for excessive length of the proceedings (Gascogne)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 10 January 2017, the Court of First Instance of the European Union handed down a decision in Case T-577/14 (Gascogne Sack Deutschland and Gascogne v European Union) which is interesting in many respects, even if it may give rise to a certain degree of despair for the undertakings which have had to suffer the consequences of the excessive length of proceedings brought specifically before the Court of First Instance. Admittedly, under the terms of the present judgment, the European Union is ordered to pay damages to the applicants on account of the excessive length of the proceedings before the Court of First Instance. However, the sums awarded in

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Alain Ronzano, Obligation to adjudicate within a reasonable time: The General Court of the European Union grants limited compensation for excessive length of the proceedings (Gascogne), 10 January 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 84102, www.concurrences.com

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