Action brought on 7 January 2008 - Blais v European Central Bank

(Case F-6/08)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Jessica Blais (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) (represented by: B. Karthaus, lawyer)

Defendant: European Central Bank

The subject-matter and description of the proceedings

Annulment of the decision of the European Central Bank refusing to pay the applicant expatriation allowance on the ground that during the 10 years before her entry into the defendant's service, her place of residence was not outside the territory of the Member State in which she was employed, as required by Article 17(ii) of the Conditions of Employment (CoE).

Form of order sought

Annul the decision of the European Central Bank of 15 August 2007, in the form of a communication from the President of the European Central Bank dated 8 November 2007, not to pay the applicant expatriation allowance;

Order the defendant to pay the costs.

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