Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 20 December 2017

Peter Valach and Others v Waldviertler Sparkasse Bank AG and Others

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberster Gerichtshof

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 — Scope — Action for liability in tort against the members of a committee of creditors which rejected a restructuring plan in insolvency proceedings

Case C-649/16


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
09/02/2018 Valach and Others
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2017:986
20/12/2017 Valach and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2017:986
20/12/2017 Valach and Others
Application (OJ)
17/03/2017 Valach and Others
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Reports of Cases

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

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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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
      4.06.02.09 Insolvency procedures
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
      4.06.02.09 Insolvency procedures


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 1346/2000 : paragraphs 16, 19, 24, 26
  • Regulation 1346/2000 -A03P1 : paragraphs 6, 24
  • Regulation 1346/2000 -C4 : paragraph 5
  • Regulation 1346/2000 -C6 : paragraphs 5, 25, 27
  • Regulation 1346/2000 -C7 : paragraph 5
  • Regulation 44/2001 : paragraph 23
  • Regulation 1215/2012 : paragraphs 19, 23, 24, 26, 39
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A01P1 : paragraph 25
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -A01P2LB : paragraphs 1, 4, 16, 17, 20 - 22, 24, 37, 40
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -C10 : paragraphs 3, 25
  • Regulation 1215/2012 -C34 : paragraphs 3, 23
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -111/08 -N28 : paragraph 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -641/16 -N17 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -641/16 -N18 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -641/16 -N19 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -641/16 -N22 : paragraph 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -641/16 -N28 : paragraph 37

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 1215/2012 -A01P2LB

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/12/2016

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

20/12/2017


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 72 from 26.02.2018, p.26

Application: OJ C 104 from 03.04.2017, p.27

Name of the parties

Valach and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Fricero, Natalie ; Nourissat, Cyril: Difficultés des Entreprises - Portée de l'exclusion des faillites du champ du règlement " Bruxelles I bis ", Procédures 2018 nº 2 p.14-15 (FR)
  2. Undritz, Sven-Holger: Internationale Zuständigkeit nach der EuInsVO für Haftungsklage gegen Gläubigerausschussmitglieder wegen der Ablehnung eines Sanierungsplans im Insolvenzverfahren („Valach u.a.“), Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht 2018 p.243-244 (DE)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Oberster Gerichtshof - Austria

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

Formation of the Court

première chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Silva de Lapuerta

Advocate General

Szpunar

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available