Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 21 January 2016

SOVAG - Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft v If Vahinkovakuutusyhtiö Oy

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Korkein oikeus

References for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001– Article 6(2) — Jurisdiction — Action on a warranty or guarantee or other third party proceedings brought by a third party against a party to judicial proceedings before the court seised of the original proceedings

Case C-521/14


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
26/02/2016 SOVAG
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2016:41
21/01/2016 SOVAG
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2016:41
21/01/2016 SOVAG
Application (OJ)
16/01/2015 SOVAG
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Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.07 Interpretation of EU law
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 36, 44
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P2 : paragraph 6
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A03P1 : paragraph 7
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A04 : paragraphs 8, 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT5 : paragraphs 9, 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A06 : paragraph 10
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A06P2 : paragraphs 1, 25 - 27, 31, 32, 37, 44 - 47
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A08 : paragraphs 11, 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A09 : paragraph 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A10 : paragraph 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A11 : paragraph 12
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A12 : paragraph 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A13 : paragraph 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A14 : paragraph 27
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C11 : paragraph 3
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C12 : paragraphs 3, 38
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C13 : paragraphs 3, 29
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C15 : paragraphs 3, 38
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C2 : paragraph 2
  • Regulation 44/2001 -CH2 : paragraph 5
  • Regulation 44/2001 -CH2S1 : paragraphs 6, 7
  • Regulation 44/2001 -CH2S2 : paragraphs 9, 10
  • Regulation 44/2001 -CH2S3 : paragraphs 11, 12, 28
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : paragraph 41
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A06PT2 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -77/04 -N20 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -77/04 -N23 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -77/04 -N27 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -77/04 -N30 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -77/04 -N32 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -347/08 -N42 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/13 -N18 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -352/13 -N60 : paragraph 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -103/14 -N103 : paragraph 35

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A06PT2

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 18/11/2014

Date of the Opinion

Information not available

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

21/01/2016


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 98 from 14.03.2016, p.14

Application: OJ C 34 from 02.02.2015, p.12

Name of the parties

SOVAG

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Wittwer, Alexander: Der EuGH und das internationale Haftpflicht(versicherungs)recht, European Law Reporter 2016 p.67-70 (EN)
  2. Fricero, Natalie ; Nourissat, Cyril: Demande en garantie en matière d'assurance dommage aux personnes, Procédures 2016 nº 4 p.19 (FR)
  3. Dominelli, Stefano: Connected and Related Actions, and Heads of Jurisdiction in Insurance Matters, The European Legal Forum 2016 p.29-39 (EN)
  4. Idot, Laurence: Action en garantie intentée par un tiers, Europe 2016 Mars Comm. nº 3 p.63 (FR)
  5. Pailler, Pauline: Règles de compétence - une demande exercée par un assureur contre un autre assureur n’est pas soumise aux dispositions spéciales du droit des assurances prévues par le réglement N° 44/2001, Revue Internationale des Services Financiers 2016 nº 4 p.164-165 (FR)
  6. Curschmann, Jan: Tragweite der Annex-Gerichtszuständigkeit gemäß Art. EWG_VO_44_2001 Artikel 6 Nr. EWG_VO_44_2001 Artikel 6 Nummer 2 (jetzt Art. EWG_VO_1215_2012 Artikel 8 Nr. EWG_VO_1215_2012 Artikel 8 Nummer 2) EuGVVO, IWRZ – Zeitschrift für internationales Wirtschaftsrecht 2016 p.131 (DE)
  7. Staudinger, Ansgar: Art. 6 Nr. 2 VO Nr. 44/2001/EG (Umfassende Zuständigkeit auch für Klage eines "Dritten" nach Art. 6 Nr. 2 VO Nr. 44/2001/EG), Deutsches Autorecht 2016 nº 2 p.81-82 (DE)
  8. Heymann, Jeremy: La compétence dérivée de l'article 6. 2 du règlement (CE) n° 44/2001 s'étend à l'action du tiers contre le défendeur à la procédure originaire et dont l'objet est étroitement lié à la demande initiale, Revue critique de droit international privé 2017 nº 01 p.98-102 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Korkein oikeus (Cour suprême) - Finland

Subject-matter

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

Provisions of national law referred to

Oikeudenkäymiskaari, 18:5 Tapaturmavakuutuslaki, 61 §

FI - Oikeudenkäymiskaari, 18:5 Tapaturmavakuutuslaki, 61 §

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

quatrième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Safjan

Advocate General

Bot

Language(s) of the Case

  • Finnish

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available