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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 22 September 2015 — Silvan v Commission

(Case F-83/14) 1

(Civil Service — Officials — 2013 promotion procedure — Decision not to promote the applicant — Articles 43 and 45(1) of the Staff Regulations — Commission GIP — Plea of illegality — Comparison of the merits — Account taken of the staff assessment reports — Lack of marks awarded or analytical assessments — Wording of the comments)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Juha Tapio Silvan (Brussels, Belgium) (represented initially by: D. de Abreu Caldas, M. de Abreu Caldas and J.-N. Louis, lawyers, and subsequently by: J.-N. Louis and N. de Montigny, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: C. Berardis-Kayser and G. Berscheid, acting as Agents)


Application for annulment of the decision not to promote the applicant to the next grade (AST 10) in the European Commission’s 2013 promotion procedure.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Silvan to bear his own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.


1 OJ C 7, 12.1.2015, p. 47.