Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 8 March 2018

Saey Home & Garden NV/SA v Lusavouga-Máquinas e Acessórios Industriais SA

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal da Relação do Porto

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters — Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 — Article 25 — Existence of a jurisdiction clause — Verbal agreement without written confirmation — Clause contained in the general terms and conditions of sale mentioned in invoices — Article 7(1)(b) — Commercial concession agreement between two companies established in different Member States in respect of the market of a third Member State — Article 7(1)(b), second indent — Determination of the court with jurisdiction — Place of performance of the obligation that is characteristic of such a contract

Case C-64/17


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
20/04/2018 Saey Home & Garden
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2018:173
08/03/2018 Saey Home & Garden
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2018:173
08/03/2018 Saey Home & Garden
Application (OJ)
24/03/2017 Saey Home & Garden
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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.
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

  • TFEU, Article 267 : paragraph 18
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A94 : paragraph 18
  • Regulation 1215/2012 : paragraph 20
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A04 : paragraph 24
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A04P1 : paragraphs 1, 3, 16
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A05P1 : paragraph 16
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07 : paragraphs 4, 24
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07PT1 : paragraphs 1, 33, 47
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07PT1LA : paragraphs 13, 14, 16, 34
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07PT1LB : paragraph 34
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07PT1LBT1 : paragraphs 16, 35, 37
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07PT1LBT2 : paragraphs 16, 35, 38, 44
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07PT1LC : paragraphs 16, 34
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A07PT5 : paragraph 16
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A08 : paragraph 24
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A09 : paragraph 24
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A25 : paragraphs 1, 5, 24
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A25P1 : paragraphs 16, 22, 23, 25, 32
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A25P1LA : paragraphs 26, 29, 31
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A25P1LB : paragraph 31
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A25P1LC : paragraph 31
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -CH2S2 : paragraph 16
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -CH2S3 : paragraph 16
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -CH2S4 : paragraph 16
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -CH2S5 : paragraph 16
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -CH2S6 : paragraph 16
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -CH2S7 : paragraph 16
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/08 -N31 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/08 -N32 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -381/08 -N48 : paragraph 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/09 -N33 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/09 -N34 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/09 -N41 : paragraph 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/09 -N42 : paragraph 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -19/09 -N43 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -543/10 -N29 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -9/12 -N27 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -9/12 -N28 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -9/12 -N38 : paragraph 39
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -9/12 -N39 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -9/12 -N40 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -9/12 -N41 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N50 : paragraph 18
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -72/15 -N155 : paragraph 18
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -196/15 -N30 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -196/15 -N31 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -196/15 -N34 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -222/15 -N39 : paragraph 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -685/15 -N43 : paragraph 19
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -249/16 -N35 : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -249/16 -N40 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -436/16 -N34 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -436/16 -N39 : paragraph 24

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 1215/2012 -A07PT1
  • Interprets : Regulation 1215/2012 -A25P1

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 07/02/2017

Date of the Opinion

Information not available

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

08/03/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 161 from 07.05.2018, p.12

Application: OJ C 112 from 10.04.2017, p.28

Name of the parties

Saey Home & Garden

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Nourissat, Cyril: Action en indemnisation d'une résiliation d'un contrat de concession commerciale, Procédures 2018 nº 5 p.18 (FR)
  2. Mankowski, Peter: Zum Erfüllungsortsgerichtsstand bei internationalem Vertriebsvertrag zwischen Unternehmen aus verschiedenen EU-Mitgliedstaaten („Saey Home & Garden“), Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht 2018 p.381-382 (DE)
  3. Fabig, Philine: Es bleibt dabei : Im Zweifel besteht ein Gerichtsstand am Sitz des Vertriebsmittlers, Betriebs-Berater 2018 p.780 (DE)
  4. Salger, Hanns-Christian: Gerichtliche Zuständigkeit über eine Schadensersatzklage wegen Kündigung eines Vertriebsvertrags - EuGH, Urteil vom 8.3.2018 - C-64/17 - Saey Home & Garden NV/SA / Lusavouga-Máquinas e Acessórios Industriais SA, IWRZ – Zeitschrift für internationales Wirtschaftsrecht 2018 p.131-132 (DE)
  5. Dostal, Boris: Zur internationalen Zuständigkeit für Klagen aus grenzüberschreitenden Vertriebsverträgen, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2018 p.944-952 (DE)
  6. Dostal, Boris: Zur internationalen Zuständigkeit für Klagen aus grenzüberschreitenden Vertriebsverträgen, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2018 p.983-991 (DE)
  7. Sánchez-Moraleda, Ana Moreno: La determinación de la competencia judicial internacional en un contrato de prestación de servicios entre Estados miembros. Comentario a la Sentencia del Tribunal de Justicia de la Unión Europea, Sala Séptima, de 8 de marzo de 2018. Caso Saey Home & Garden NV/SA contra Máquinas e Acessóios Industriais, S.A. (JUR 2018, 72574), Revista de Derecho Patrimonial 2018 nº 46 p.227-249 (ES)
  8. Piovesani, Ennio: Titoli di giurisdizione e contratto di concessione di vendita, Giurisprudenza italiana 2018 p.2375-2382 (IT)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Tribunal da Relação do Porto - Portugal

Subject-matter

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

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling
  • Reference for a preliminary ruling : case not proceeding to judgment

Formation of the Court

septième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Toader

Advocate General

Bobek

Language(s) of the Case

  • Portuguese

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available