Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 17 October 2013

OTP Bank Nyilvánosan Működő Részvénytársaság v Hochtief Solution AG

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Kúria

Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Special jurisdiction — Article 5(1)(a) — Concept of ‘matters relating to a contract’

Case C‑519/12


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
29/11/2013 OTP Bank
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2013:674
17/10/2013 OTP Bank
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:C:2013:674
17/10/2013 OTP Bank
Application (OJ)
01/02/2013 OTP Bank
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Reports of Cases

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Subject-matter

Request for a preliminary ruling – Kúria – Interpretation of Article 5(1)(a) 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) – Jurisdiction of the court of a Member State in contract matters – Action by a creditor, on the basis of a credit agreement, against a company holding a controlling share in the debtor company which is a party to the contract pursuant to the specific national rules governing the liability of the first company

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


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 44/2001 : paragraphs 21, 26
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A01 : paragraph 5
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A01PT2LB : paragraph 17
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : paragraph 6
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05 : paragraph 7
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LA : paragraphs 1, 15, 16, 20 - 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT3 : paragraph 26
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A22 : paragraph 8
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A22PT2 : paragraph 19
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C11 : paragraph 4
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C2 : paragraph 3
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : paragraph 21
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05PT1 : paragraph 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -26/91 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/97 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/00 : paragraphs 23, 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -27/02 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -265/02 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -533/07 : paragraph 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -147/12 : paragraphs 18, 20, 21, 23, 26

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LA

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/11/2012

Date of the Opinion

Information not available

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

17/10/2013


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 46 from 16.02.2013, p.13

Judgment: OJ C 367 from 14.12.2013, p.20

Name of the parties

OTP Bank

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Idot, Laurence: Matière contractuelle, Europe 2013 Décembre Comm. nº 12 p.53 (FR)
  2. Kindler, Peter: Konzernhaftung zwischen Vertrag und Delikt — Die internationale Gerichtszuständigkeit bei Verstößen gegen gesellschaftsrechtliche Mitteilungspflichten, Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 2014 p.486-489 (DE)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Kúria (Cour suprême) - 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. § (1) b) 1997. évi CXLIV. törvény a gazdasági társaságokról, 291. §, 292. §

HU - A polgári perrendtartásról szóló 1952. évi III. törvény 130. § (1), 157. § (1) b) A gazdasági társaságokról szóló 1997. évi CXLIV. törvény 121. § (1), 291. §, 292. §

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

septième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Bonichot

Advocate General

Wathelet

Language(s) of the Case

  • Hungarian

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available