Private action: The Court of Justice of the European Union clarifies the conflicts in time between certain provisions of the reformed law resulting from the Damages Directive and the previous law, while at the same time specifying the way in which the starting point of the limitation period is determined in the previous law (RM / Volvo / DAF Trucks)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Until now, conflicts of laws in time and statute of limitations issues have mostly fueled the judicial chronicle before national courts - with the notable exception of the Cogeco decision (CJEU, March 28, 2019, aff. C-637/17). In the cases commented on here, the Paris Court of Appeal has, for example, had to rule on the applicability ratione temporis of Article L. 482-1 of the French Commercial Code, which transposes Article 10 on the statute of limitations, and on the applicability ratione temporis of Articles L. 481-4 and L. 481-7 of the same code, which transpose Articles 13 and 17, respectively, relating to the proof of the passing on of extra costs

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Rafael P. Amaro, Private action: The Court of Justice of the European Union clarifies the conflicts in time between certain provisions of the reformed law resulting from the Damages Directive and the previous law, while at the same time specifying the way in which the starting point of the limitation period is determined in the previous law (RM / Volvo / DAF Trucks), 22 June 2022, Concurrences N° 3-2022, Art. N° 107580, www.concurrences.com

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