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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 17 December 2015 — Bowles v ECB

(Case F-94/14) 1

(Civil service — ECB staff — Members of the Staff Committee — Remuneration — Salary — Additional increase in salary — Eligibility)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Carlos Bowles (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) (represented by: L. Levi and M. Vandenbussche, lawyers)

Defendant: European Central Bank (represented by: E. Carlini, S. Camilleri and M. López Torres, acting as Agents, B. Wägenbaur, lawyer)


Application for annulment of the decision of the Executive Board of the ECB not to grant the applicant an additional salary increase, in the context of the annual revision of salaries and bonuses for 2014.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decision of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank of 25 February 2014 not to grant an additional salary increase for 2014 to Mr Bowles;

Dismisses the action as to the remainder;

The European Central Bank shall bear its own costs and pay those incurred by Mr Bowles.


1 OJ C 7, 12/1/2015, p.49.