Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber), 18 July 2013

ÖFAB, Östergötlands Fastigheter AB v Frank Koot and Evergreen Investments BV

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Hovrätten för Nedre Norrland

Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Court with jurisdiction — Special jurisdiction in ‘matters relating to contract’ and ‘matters relating to tort, delict and quasi-delict’

Case C‑147/12


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
23/08/2013 ÖFAB
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2013:490
18/07/2013 ÖFAB
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2013:490
18/07/2013 ÖFAB
Application (OJ)
04/05/2012 ÖFAB
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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
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
3 Legal proceedings
  3.04 Reference for a preliminary ruling
    3.04.02 Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice
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 : paragraphs 1, 3, 26, 28
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A01P2LB : paragraphs 5, 23, 24
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02 : paragraphs 21, 29
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : paragraphs 6, 30
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1 : paragraphs 7, 21, 39, 41
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LA : paragraphs 27, 29, 32, 33
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT3 : paragraphs 7, 21 - 43, 46, 48, 49, 51, 55 - 59
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C11 : paragraphs 4, 41
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C12 : paragraph 4
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C8 : paragraph 4
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : paragraph 28
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A02 : paragraph 29
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05PT1 : paragraph 29
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05PT3 : paragraph 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -21/76 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -189/87 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -261/90 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/97 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -249/97 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/00 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -27/02 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -134/03 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -145/03 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -111/08 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -189/08 : paragraphs 29 - 31, 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/08 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -509/09 : paragraphs 27, 28, 49, 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -144/10 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -145/10 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -177/10 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -213/10 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -133/11 : paragraphs 49 - 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -419/11 : paragraph 33

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT3

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 26/03/2012

Date of the Opinion

Information not available

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

18/07/2013


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 151 from 26.05.2012, p.25

Judgment: OJ C 260 from 07.09.2013, p.14

Name of the parties

ÖFAB

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Piroddi, Paola: Spa: la responsabilità di un azionista per i debiti rientra nell'ambito degli illeciti civili dolosi o colposi., Guida al diritto 2013 nº33 p.94-97 (IT)
  2. Arons, T.M.C.: Ondernemingsrecht 2013 p.565-566 (NL)
  3. Dolžan, Judita: Pristojnost v odškodninskem sporu glede odgovornosti članov uprave in delničarjev za dolgove družbe, Pravna praksa 2013 nº 44 p.24-25 (SL)
  4. Van Hoek, A.A.H.: Doorbraak van aansprakelijkheid in het IPR, Ars aequi 2013 p.950-954 (NL)
  5. Haas, Ulrich: Deliktsgerichtsstand für gesellschaftsrechtliche Gläubigerschutzansprüche, Ecolex 2013 p.995-996 (DE)
  6. Idot, Laurence: Compétence en matière délictuelle. La notion de « matière délictuelle » couvre les actions intentées par le créancier d'une société par actions visant à rendre responsables des dettes de cette société un membre du conseil d'administration ou un actionnaire, qui ont permis à ladite société de continuer à fonctionner alors qu'elle était sous capitalisée, Europe 2013 Octobre Comm. nº 10 p.43 (FR)
  7. Osterloh-Konrad, Christine: Juristenzeitung 2014 p.44-47 (DE)
  8. Strikwerda, L.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2014 nº 85 (NL)
  9. Wedemann, Frauke: Die internationale Zuständigkeit fur Haftungsklagen gegen Gesellschafter und Geschäftsleiter, Zeitschrift für europäisches Privatrecht 2014 p.867-882 (DE)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Hovrätten för Nedre Norrland - Sweden

Subject-matter

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

Provisions of national law referred to

Aktiebolagslag (2005:551), 18 §

SE - Aktiebolagslag (2005:551); 25 kapitlet, 18 §

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling
  • Reference for a preliminary ruling : dismissal on grounds of inadmissibility

Formation of the Court

cinquième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

von Danwitz

Advocate General

Wathelet

Language(s) of the Case

  • Swedish

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available