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Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 25 February 2021 – John Dalli v European Commission

(Case C-615/19 P) 1

(Appeal – Action for damages – Non-contractual liability of the European Union – Allegedly illegal conduct of the European Commission and the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) – Termination of office of a Member of the Commission – Procedural rules governing the OLAF investigation – Opening of an investigation – Right to be heard – OLAF Supervisory Committee – Presumption of innocence – Assessment of the alleged damage)

Language of the case: English


Appellant: John Dalli (represented by: L. Levi and S. Rodrigues, avocats)

Other party to the proceedings: European Commission (represented by: J.P. Keppenne and J. Baquero Cruz, acting as Agents)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

Dismisses the appeal;

Orders Mr John Dalli to bear his own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Commission.


1 OJ C 328, 30.9.2019.