Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 4 May 2017

HanseYachts AG v Port D’Hiver Yachting SARL and Others

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Landgericht Stralsund

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Article 27 — Lis pendens — Court first seised — Point 1 of Article 30 — Concept of ‘document instituting the proceedings’ or ‘equivalent document’ — Application for proceedings to preserve or establish, prior to any legal proceedings, evidence of facts on which a subsequent action could be based)

Case C-29/16


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
16/06/2017 HanseYachts
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2017:343
04/05/2017 HanseYachts
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2017:343
04/05/2017 HanseYachts
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2017:44
26/01/2017 HanseYachts
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
01/04/2016 HanseYachts
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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 22
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05 : paragraph 4
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05P1 : paragraph 23
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05P3 : paragraph 23
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A23 : paragraph 23
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A23P1 : paragraph 5
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A27 : paragraphs 6, 25, 28, 29
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A27P1 : paragraphs 21, 26, 35, 36
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A28 : paragraph 25
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A29 : paragraph 25
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A30 : paragraphs 25, 29, 30, 35
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A30PT1 : paragraphs 1, 7, 20, 21, 29, 35, 36
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C15 : paragraphs 3, 30
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A61P1 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -29/16 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -133/11 -N42 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -379/11 -N35 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -452/12 -N41 : paragraph 17
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -1/13 -N25 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -523/14 -N48 : paragraph 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -523/14 -N57 : paragraph 29

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A27P1
  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A30PT1

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 18/01/2016

Date of the Opinion

  • 26/01/2017

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

04/05/2017


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 213 from 03.07.2017, p.12

Application: OJ C 136 from 18.04.2016, p.10

Name of the parties

HanseYachts

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Nourissat, Cyril: Demande d'une mesure d'instruction et saisine de la juridiction en cas de litispendance, Procédures 2017 nº 8-9 p.19-20 (FR)
  2. Idot, Laurence: Litispendance et juridiction saisie en premier lieu, Europe 2017 Juillet Comm. nº 287 p.47-48 (FR)
  3. Schlosser, Peter F.: EuGVVO, Selbständiges Beweisverfahren und entsprechende ausländische Verfahren (zu EuGH, 4.5.2017 – Rs.C-29/16 – HanseYachts AG . / . Port D'Hiver Yachting SARL u.a., unten S. 602, Nr. 42), Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 2017 p.551-552 (DE)
  4. Antomo, Jennifer: Keine Prioritätssicherung nach den EuGVVO-Litispendenzvorschriften durch Einleitung eines selbstständigen Beweisverfahrens, Zeitschrift für das Privatrecht der Europäischen Union - GPR 2018 p.18-23 (DE)
  5. Nivard, Solveigh: Zur Rechtshängigkeit bei vorprozessualer Beweisaufnahme ("Hanse Yachts") EuGVVO a. F. Art. 27, 30, Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht 2018 p.223-224 (DE)
  6. Kramer, X.E.: EEX-Verordening. Rechterlijke bevoegdheid; aanhangigheid; gerecht waarbij de zaak het eerst is aangebracht; begrip 'stuk dat het geding inleidt of een gelijkwaardig stuk'; verzoek tot bevel van een onderzoeksmaatregel voorafgaand aan enig proces., Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2019 nº 26 p. 3571-3573 (NL)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Landgericht Stralsund - Germany

Subject-matter

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

Provisions of national law referred to

Code de procédure civile, articles 145, 265 et 283 Code civil, art. 2239

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

Saugmandsgaard Øe

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French