Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 28 July 2016

Gazdasági Versenyhivatal v Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Fővárosi Ítélőtábla

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters — Scope ratione materiae — Recovery of sum not due — Unjust enrichment — Debt arising from the unjustified repayment of a fine for infringement of competition law

Case C-102/15


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
09/09/2016 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2016:607
28/07/2016 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2016:607
28/07/2016 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2016:225
07/04/2016 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich
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Application (OJ)
30/04/2015 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.02 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      4.06.02.01 Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments – Civil and commercial matters
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.06 Area of freedom, security and justice
    4.06.02 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      4.06.02.01 Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments – Civil and commercial matters


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 44/2001 : paragraph 28
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A01P1 : paragraphs 4, 27, 29 - 34, 38, 42, 43
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : paragraph 5
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT3 : paragraphs 1, 6, 25, 26
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C19 : paragraph 3
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C7 : paragraph 3
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : paragraph 28
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A01 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -814/79 -N15 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -266/01 -N23 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -645/11 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -645/11 -N32 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -645/11 -N33 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -645/11 -N34 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N33 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N34 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N35 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -147/12 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -478/12 -N27 : paragraph 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -302/13 -N24 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -302/13 -N28 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/13 -N56 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -102/15 -N34 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -102/15 -N39 : paragraph 36

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A01

Opinion

  • Directive 93/7 -A01PT1 : point 73
  • Regulation 44/2001 : points 1, 3, 28 - 34, 37, 42 - 44, 49 - 51, 61, 62, 63, 72
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A01 : point 76
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A01P1 : points 2, 5, 6, 27, 46
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02 : point 70
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : points 7, 48, 51, 52
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05 : point 8
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1 : points 48, 70
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LA : point 9
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT3 : points 1, 10, 24, 26, 30, 48, 51, 53 - 55, 59, 60, 62, 63 - 65, 68 - 70, 74, 75, 77
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT4 : point 73
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C11 : points 49, 74
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C12 : point 49
  • Regulation 44/2001 -CH2 : point 51
  • Regulation 44/2001 -CH2S1 : point 7
  • Regulation 44/2001 -CH2S2 : points 8, 51
  • Regulation 864/2007 : point 72
  • Regulation 864/2007 -A10P1 : point 72
  • Regulation 864/2007 -C7 : point 72
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A94LA : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A94LB : point 31
  • Regulation 1215/2012 : point 73
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07P2 : point 73
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : point 37
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05PT1 : points 52, 64
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05PT3 : points 64, 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -29/76 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -29/76 -N3 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -814/79 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -814/79 -N14 : point 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -814/79 -N15 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -189/87 : point 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -189/87 : points 64, 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -189/87 -N17 : point 55
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -189/87 -N20 : point 74
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -261/90 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -261/90 -N19 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -261/90 -N20 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -89/91 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -89/91 -N25 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -172/91 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -46/93 -N51 : point 62
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -188/95 -N38 : point 62
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -167/00 -N33 : point 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -167/00 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -271/00 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -271/00 -N37 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/00 -N26 : point 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/00 -N27 : point 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -266/01 -N29 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -266/01 -N30 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -266/01 -N31 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -266/01 -N32 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -266/01 -N33 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -266/01 -N34 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -295/04 -N30 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -292/05 : point 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -567/07 -N42 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -567/07 -N43 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -189/08 -N31 : point 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -406/09 -N41 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -645/11 : points 32, 63
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -645/11 -N37 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Order C -433/11 -N32 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -433/11 -N33 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -433/11 -N34 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -433/11 -N35 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -433/11 -N36 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -433/11 -N37 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -433/11 -N38 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N13 : point 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N33 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N34 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N36 : point 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N37 : point 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/12 -N38 : point 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -147/12 -N30 : point 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -147/12 -N31 : point 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -147/12 -N32 : point 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -147/12 -N34 : point 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -313/12 -N20 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -548/12 -N27 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -352/13 : point 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -302/13 -N24 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -302/13 -N28 : point 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -302/13 -N29 : point 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/13 -N38 : point 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/13 -N39 : point 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/13 -N40 : point 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/13 -N56 : point 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -375/13 -N44 : point 55
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -599/13 -N35 : point 61
  • Court of Justice - Order C -153/13 -N22 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -153/13 -N23 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -153/13 -N24 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -153/13 -N25 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Order C -488/13 -N26 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -572/14 : points 61, 62
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -4/14 -N40 : point 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -47/14 -N74 : point 62


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 02/03/2015

Date of the Opinion

  • 07/04/2016

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

28/07/2016


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 350 from 26.09.2016, p.6

Application: OJ C 171 from 26.05.2015, p.19

Name of the parties

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Wurmnest, Wolfgang: Keine Anwendbarkeit auf Rechtsstreit über Zinsforderungen in Zusammenhang mit der Rück­zahlung einer Kartellgeldbuße, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2016 p.784-785 (DE)
  2. Mankowski, Peter: Zur internationalen Zuständigkeit für Forderung aus ungerechtfertigter Rückerstattung einer Kartell-Geldbuße („Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich“), Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht 2016 p.679-680 (DE)
  3. Kecsmar, Krisztian: Arrêt "Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich" : la répétition d'un indu perçu par une autorité administrative relève-t-elle de la matière civile et commerciale ?, Journal de droit européen 2016 nº 232 p.319-321 (FR)
  4. Idot, Laurence: Champ d'application ratione materiae, Europe 2016 Octobre Comm. nº 10 p.39 (FR)
  5. Nourissat, Cyril: Nouvel arrêt intéressant les relations entre le droit des pratiques anticoncurrentielles et le règlement « Bruxelles I », Procédures 2016 nº 12 p.23 (FR)
  6. Bak, László: A GIS-kartell utóélete – Gazdasági Versenyhivatal kontra Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich (C-102/15. sz. ügy), Versenytükör 2016 2. szám p.97-104 (HU)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Fővárosi Ítélőtábla - Hungary

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - Judicial cooperation in civil matters

Provisions of national law referred to

1952. évi III. törvény a polgári perrendtartásról, 157/A. § (1) bekezdés b) pont 1959. évi IV. törvény a Polgári Törvénykönyvről, 361. § (1) bekezdés 1996. évi LVII. törvény a tisztességtelen piaci magatartás és a versenykorlátozás tilalmáról, 83. § (5) bekezdés

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Toader

Advocate General

Wahl

Language(s) of the Case

  • Hungarian

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English