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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 13 December 2012 – Donati v ECB

(Case F-63/09) 1

(Civil service – ECB Staff – Complaint of psychological harassment – Administrative inquiry – Access to the file of the inquiry – Transmission of the case-file to persons impugned in the complaint – Duty of confidentiality – Respect for the rights of the defence)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Paola Donati (Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany) (represented by: L. Levi and M. Vandenbussche, lawyers)

Defendant: European Central Bank (represented by: F. Feyerbacher and N. Urban, Agents, and by B. Wägenbaur, lawyer)


Civil service – Annulment of the ECB’s decision not to take further action on claims relating to alleged psychological harassment suffered by the applicant, and compensation for the non-material harm suffered

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Ms Donati to bear her own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Central Bank.



1 OJ C 205, 29.8.2009, p. 50.