Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 6 October 2020

Bank Refah Kargaran v Council of the European Union

Appeal – Common foreign and security policy (CFSP) – Article 29 TEU – Article 215 TFEU – Restrictive measures taken against the Islamic Republic of Iran – Harm allegedly suffered by the appellant as a result of its name being included and maintained on the list of persons and entities covered by the freezing of financial funds and resources – Action for damages – Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union to hear and determine an action for damages for the harm allegedly caused by restrictive measures taken in decisions adopted pursuant to the CFSP – Sufficiently serious breach of a rule of law intended to confer rights on individuals – Insufficient statement of reasons for legal acts imposing restrictive measures

Case C-134/19 P



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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2020:793
06/10/2020 Bank Refah Kargaran v Council
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Abstract
ECLI:EU:C:2020:793
06/10/2020 Bank Refah Kargaran v Council
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2020:396
28/05/2020 Bank Refah Kargaran v Council
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
03/05/2019 Bank Refah Kargaran v Council
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References in grounds of judgment

  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 47 : paragraph 36
  • TFEU, Article 215 : paragraphs 8, 28, 30, 37, 40, 41, 51
  • TFEU, Article 263 : paragraph 61
  • TFEU, Article 263 -L4 : paragraphs 7, 27
  • TFEU, Article 268 : paragraph 1
  • TFEU, Article 275 : paragraph 31
  • TFEU, Article 275 -L1 : paragraphs 7, 26, 32
  • TFEU, Article 275 -L2 : paragraphs 7, 27
  • TFEU, Article 296 : paragraphs 12, 54, 64
  • TFEU, Article 296 -L2 : paragraph 74
  • TEU, Article 2 : paragraph 35
  • TEU, Article 19 : paragraph 32
  • TEU, Article 21 : paragraph 35
  • TEU, Article 23 : paragraph 35
  • TEU, Article 24 : paragraph 47
  • TEU, Article 24 -P1L2 : paragraphs 26, 32
  • TEU, Article 24 -P1L2SNT6 : paragraph 7
  • TEU, Article 29 : paragraphs 23, 40
  • TEU, Article 35 : paragraph 45
  • TEU, Article 40 : paragraphs 7, 27
  • TEU, Article 47 : paragraph 47
  • Decision 2010/413 : paragraphs 9, 16
  • Decision 2010/644 : paragraph 9
  • Regulation 961/2010 : paragraphs 6, 9
  • Regulation 961/2010 -N8 : paragraph 11
  • Decision 2011/783 : paragraph 9
  • Regulation 1245/2011 : paragraphs 6, 9, 11
  • Regulation 267/2012 : paragraphs 6, 9
  • Regulation 267/2012 -N9 : paragraph 11
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -4/69 -N6 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -116/77 -N14 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -106/81 -N14 : paragraph 61
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -281/82 -N11 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -76/01 -N98 : paragraph 61
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -131/03 -N82 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -131/03 -N83 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -354/04 -N46 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -355/04 -N46 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -355/04 -N50 : paragraph 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -355/04 -N56 : paragraph 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -3/06 -N68 : paragraph 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -413/06 -N181 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -658/11 -N69 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -658/11 -N70 : paragraph 32
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 : paragraph 13
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -239/12 -N70 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -439/13 -N37 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -455/14 -N40 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -599/14 -N75 : paragraph 50
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 : paragraphs 13, 30, 104
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 -N40 : paragraphs 70, 93, 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N60 : paragraphs 26, 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N72 : paragraph 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N73 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N89 : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N91 : paragraph 47
  • General Court - Judgment T -552/15 : paragraphs 1 - 107
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -250/16 -N16 : paragraph 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -123/18 -N40 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -123/18 -N103 : paragraph 62

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Opinion

  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 47 : point 65
  • TFEU - Protocol No 3 -A56L1 : point 13
  • TFEU - Protocol No 3 -A60L2 : point 13
  • TFEU, Article 215 : points 20, 40, 43, 44, 62, 63, 66, 68, 79
  • TFEU, Article 215 -P2 : point 39
  • TFEU, Article 263 : points 60, 66, 71, 101
  • TFEU, Article 263 -L2 : point 59
  • TFEU, Article 263 -L4 : points 42, 69
  • TFEU, Article 266 : point 86
  • TFEU, Article 267 : points 57, 69
  • TFEU, Article 275 : points 2, 61, 69
  • TFEU, Article 275 -L1 : points 20, 42, 46, 51 - 53
  • TFEU, Article 275 -L2 : points 42, 43, 54 - 56, 58, 59, 66, 68, 71, 101
  • TFEU, Article 296 : points 80, 82, 86
  • TFEU, Article 340 : points 60, 73
  • TFEU, Article 340 -L2 : points 26, 40, 62, 88
  • TEU, Article 19 : points 46, 53
  • TEU, Article 23 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 24 : point 69
  • TEU, Article 24 -P1 : point 20
  • TEU, Article 24 -P1L2 : points 46, 51 - 56
  • TEU, Article 24 -P1L2SNT6 : point 42
  • TEU, Article 25 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 26 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 27 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 28 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 29 : points 20, 36 - 39, 41, 44, 51, 64, 79
  • TEU, Article 29 -SNT2 : point 64
  • TEU, Article 30 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 31 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 32 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 33 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 34 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 36 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 37 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 38 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 39 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 40 : points 20, 42, 51, 54
  • TEU, Article 41 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 42 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 43 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 44 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 45 : point 51
  • TEU, Article 46 : point 51
  • Regulation 423/2007 : point 7
  • Regulation 423/2007 -C3 : point 39
  • Regulation 423/2007 -N5 : point 6
  • Decision 2010/413 : points 10, 19, 20
  • Decision 2010/413 -N2 : points 5, 8, 12 - 14
  • Decision 2010/644 : points 8, 11, 19, 20
  • Regulation 668/2010 : point 6
  • Regulation 961/2010 : points 10, 11, 20
  • Regulation 961/2010 -C4 : point 39
  • Regulation 961/2010 -N8 : points 7, 9, 12
  • Decision 2011/783 : points 8, 11, 19, 20
  • Regulation 1245/2011 : points 9, 11, 20
  • Regulation 267/2012 : points 11, 20
  • Regulation 267/2012 -N9 : points 10, 12, 13, 15
  • Regulation 966/2012 : point 53
  • Decision 2013/661 : point 16
  • Decision 2013/661 -A02 : point 14
  • Regulation 1154/2013 : points 15, 16
  • Secondary Legislation - Internal Act of the Institutions - 32015Q0423(01) -A69LB : point 18
  • Secondary Legislation - Internal Act of the Institutions - 32015Q0423(01) -A76LD : point 95
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -4/69 -N6 : point 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/71 -N3 : point 89
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -106/81 -N14 : points 77, 84
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -106/81 -N34 : point 84
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -119/88 -N20 : point 77
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -6/90 : point 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -6/90 -N40 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -188/92 -N18 : point 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -259/96 -N16 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/98 -N41 : point 73
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/98 -N42 : point 73
  • General Court - Judgment T -178/98 -N45 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -131/03 -N80 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -131/03 -N81 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -131/03 -N82 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -131/03 -N83 : points 59, 79
  • General Court - Judgment T -47/03 -N232 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -47/03 -N233 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -47/03 -N234 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -47/03 -N235 : point 43
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  • General Court - Judgment T -47/03 -N249 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -47/03 -N250 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -47/03 -N251 : point 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -120/06 -N120 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -584/10 -N100 : point 84
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -584/10 -N116 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -584/10 -N117 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -584/10 -N118 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -584/10 -N132 : point 85
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -417/11 -N50 : point 80
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -478/11 -N56 : point 38
  • General Court - Judgment T -24/11 -N83 : point 12
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 : point 62
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N26 : point 98
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N45 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N46 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N47 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N48 : point 43
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  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N67 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N68 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N69 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N70 : point 43
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  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N134 : point 43
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  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N136 : point 43
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  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N142 : point 43
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  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N147 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N148 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -384/11 -N149 : point 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -414/12 -N84 : point 70
  • General Court - Judgment T -293/12 -N70 : point 41
  • General Court - Judgment T -293/12 -N83 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -176/13 -N76 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -200/13 -N119 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -439/13 -N36 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -439/13 -N37 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -439/13 -N38 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -439/13 -N49 : point 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -564/13 -N20 : point 31
  • Court of Justice - View C-2/13 -N90 : point 46
  • General Court - Judgment T -348/13 -N115 : point 41
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -455/14 -N2 : points 47, 49
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -220/14 -N42 : point 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -263/14 -N42 : point 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -455/14 -N39 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -455/14 -N40 : point 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -455/14 -N54 : point 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -455/14 -N59 : point 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -599/14 -N70 : point 98
  • General Court - Judgment T -65/14 : point 16
  • General Court - Judgment T -328/14 -N30 : point 43
  • General Court - Judgment T -328/14 -N31 : point 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 : points 18, 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 -N29 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 -N30 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 -N31 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 -N32 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 -N61 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/15 -N62 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N66 : point 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N68 : point 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N70 : point 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N72 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N73 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N74 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N76 : point 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N78 : point 61
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N81 : point 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -79/15 -N48 : point 98
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -79/15 -N49 : point 88
  • Court of Justice - Order C -103/15 -N33 : point 95
  • General Court - Judgment T -552/15 : point 2
  • General Court - Judgment T -558/15 -N53 : point 42
  • General Court - Judgment T -558/15 -N55 : point 42
  • General Court - Judgment T -558/15 -N57 : point 44
  • General Court - Judgment T -559/15 -N23 : point 42
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  • General Court - Judgment T -559/15 -N57 : point 44
  • General Court - Judgment T -750/16 -N176 : point 86
  • General Court - Judgment T -750/16 -N177 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -123/18 -N42 : point 74
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -123/18 -N43 : point 74
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -123/18 -N46 : point 89
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -123/18 -N103 : point 77


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 18/02/2019

Date of the Opinion

  • 28/05/2020

Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

06/10/2020


References

Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

Bank Refah Kargaran v Council

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Provisions governing the institutions

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Action for damages
  • Appeals

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Safjan

Advocate General

Hogan

Language(s) of the Case

  • French

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English