Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 11 March 2010.

Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger GmbH v Silva Trade SA.

Reference for a preliminary ruling: Oberlandesgericht Wien - Austria.

Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters - Regulation (EC) No 44/2001- Special jurisdiction - Article 5(1)(a) and (b), second indent - Provision of services - Commercial agency contract - Performance in several Member States.

Case C-19/09.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
01/05/2010 Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2010:137
11/03/2010 Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2010:137
11/03/2010 Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger
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Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2010:6
12/01/2010 Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger
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Application (OJ)
04/04/2009 Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger
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Reports of Cases

2010 I-02121

Subject-matter

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Oberlandesgericht Wien (Austria) – Interpretation of Article 5(1)(a) and (b), second indent, of Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (OJ 2001 L 12, p. 1) – Special jurisdiction – Scope – Action for payment of compensation for termination of a contract for the provision of services – Services provided under a contract in different Member States

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

  • Directive 86/653 -A01P2 : paragraph 35
  • Directive 86/653 -A03 : paragraph 35
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : paragraph 7
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A03P1 : paragraph 8
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05 : paragraph 9
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1 : paragraph 22
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LA : paragraph 20
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LBT2 : paragraphs 1, 20, 21, 23, 24, 29 - 34, 36, 38, 42, 43
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C1 : paragraphs 3, 28
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C11 : paragraphs 5, 38
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C2 : paragraphs 4, 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -386/05 : paragraphs 22 - 25, 31, 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 : paragraphs 22 - 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/08 : paragraphs 22, 23

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LBT2

Opinion

  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 234 : point 47
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 61 -LC : point 47
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 67 -P1 : point 47
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 68 : points 21, 47
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 68 -P1 : points 3, 47, 49
  • Treaty of Lisbon 2007, Article 2 -PT67 : point 47
  • Directive 86/653 : points 54 - 56, 58
  • Directive 86/653 -A01P2 : point 55
  • Directive 86/653 -A02 : points 87, 89
  • Directive 86/653 -A03P1 : point 55
  • Directive 86/653 -A03P2 : point 55
  • Directive 86/653 -A04P1 : point 56
  • Directive 86/653 -A04P2 : point 56
  • Directive 86/653 -A06P1 : point 57
  • Directive 86/653 -A07P1 : point 57
  • Directive 86/653 -A07P2 : point 57
  • Directive 86/653 -A08 : point 57
  • Directive 86/653 -A13P1 : point 58
  • Directive 86/653 -A13P2 : point 58
  • Directive 86/653 -C2 : point 54
  • Directive 86/653 -C5 : point 61
  • Regulation 44/2001 : points 47, 65, 70, 90
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A01P3 : point 86
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02 : points 64, 87
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : point 6
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A03P1 : point 7
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05 : point 8
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05P1 : points 86, 87, 89
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LA : points 21, 44, 64, 86, 89, 95
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LB : points 44, 88, 89
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LBT2 : points 1, 21, 44, 52, 53, 59 - 61, 63 - 68, 73, 74, 80, 86, 88, 90, 93, 96, 98, 99
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LC : point 89
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C11 : points 4, 70
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C21 : point 86
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : points 70, 86
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A02L1 : point 87
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05P1 : points 44, 87, 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -12/76 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -14/76 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -420/97 : point 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -256/00 : points 70, 87 - 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -281/02 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -4/03 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -539/03 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Order C -51/03 : point 48
  • Court of Justice - Order C -555/03 : point 48
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -386/05 : point 64
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -103/05 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -386/05 : points 1, 62, 63, 65, 70, 71, 74
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -98/06 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -533/07 : points 59, 86, 88, 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -533/07 : points 1, 59, 70, 86
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -204/08 : point 86
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -381/08 : points 70, 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -204/08 : points 1, 44, 62, 65, 66, 71, 73 - 75
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -147/09 : point 45


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 12/01/2009

Date of the Opinion

  • 12/01/2010

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

11/03/2010


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 82 from 04.04.2009, p.12

Judgment: OJ C 113 from 01.05.2010, p.14

Name of the parties

Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Idot, Laurence: Matière contractuelle (2), Europe 2010 Avril Comm. nº 149 p.24 (FR)
  2. Leandro, Antonio: Agenti di commercio: la giurisdizione va individuata nel luogo con il legame più stretto contratto-foro, Guida al Diritto 2010 nº 16 p.103-105 (IT)
  3. Leible, Stefan: Internationale Zuständigkeit bei Handelsvertretervertrag, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2010 p.380-382 (DE)
  4. Fernet, Marie: Application de l'article 5-1 du règlement Bruxelles I à un contrat d'agent commercial s'agissant du paiement d'indemnités de clientèle, La Semaine Juridique - entreprise et affaires 2010 nº 1579 p.21-23 (FR)
  5. Rauscher, Thomas: Internationaler Gerichtsstand des Erfüllungsorts - Abschied von Tessili und de Bloos, Neue juristische Wochenschrift 2010 p.2251-2254 (DE)
  6. Fischer, Elisabeth M ; Schöfmann, Clemens: Der Erfüllungsort bei internationalen Dienstleistungsverträgen - Mit Urteil vom 11.3.2010 hat der EuGH eine wesentliche Anwendungsfrage des Art 5 Nr 1 EuGVVO geklärt und ausgesprochen, welche Gerichte zuständig sind, wenn ein Vertrag in mehreren Mitgliedstaaten zu erfüllen ist. Auf Basis dieser Entscheidung wird ein Ausblick auf offen gebliebene Fragen gegeben., Ecolex 2010 p.669-673 (DE)
  7. Papp, Réka Àgnes: The End of the Saga Surrounding Article 5(1)(b) of the Brussels I Regulation, European Law Reporter 2010 p.228-232 (EN)
  8. Porcheron, Delphine: La fin de la dispersion du contentieux en matière de contrat d'agence commerciale, Revue Lamy droit des affaires 2010 nº 51 p.72-75 (FR)
  9. Mankowski, Peter: Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht 2010 p.355-356 (DE)
  10. Polak, M.V.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2010 nº 522 (NL)
  11. Wais, Hannes: Internationales Privat - und Zivilverfahrensrecht, Zeitschrift für Gemeinschaftsprivatrecht 2010 nº 5 p.256-259 (DE)
  12. Michailidou, Chrysoula: Efarmoges Astikou Dikaiou 2010 p.735-737 (EL)
  13. De Franceschi, Alberto: Il foro europeo della materia contrattuale alla luce delle recenti acquisizioni della Corte di giustizia e delle Sezioni unite, Int'l Lis 2010 p.81-93 (IT)
  14. Velkaverh, Aleš: Pristojnost po kraju izpolnitve storitvene obveznosti, Pravna praksa 2010 nº 12 p.58-59 (SL)
  15. Fach Gómez, Katia: Competencia judicial internacional - STJUE de 11 de marzo de 2010, asunto C-19/09, Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger GmbH c. Silva Trade S.A., Revista española de Derecho Internacional 2010 nº 1 p.207-210 (ES)
  16. Lehmann, Matthias ; Duczek, André: Zuständigkeit nach Art. 5 Nr. 1 lit. b EuGVVO - besondere Herausforderungenbei Dienstleistungsverträgen, Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 2011 nº 1 p.41-50 (DE)
  17. L'ubíca, Gregová Širicová: Rozsudok "Wood floor Solutions Andreas Domberger", Výber z rozhodnutí Súdneho dvora Európskych spoločenstiev 2012 nº 4 p.55-59 (SK)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Oberlandesgericht Wien - Austria

Subject-matter

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

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

troisième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Lenaerts

Advocate General

Trstenjak

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Slovene