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Action brought on 4 September 2006 - Blank and Others v Commission

(Case F-103/06)

Language of the case: French


Applicants: Klaus Blank (St. Stevens-Woluwe, Belgium) and Others (represented by: S. Rodrigues and C. Bernard-Glanz, lawyers )

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities

Form of order sought

Annulment of the refusal of the Appointing Authority (AIPN) to enter the applicants on the list of officials promoted to Grade A*10 in the 2005 promotion procedure, which decisions are to be implied from Administrative Notice No 85-2005 of 23 November 2005;

Directions to the AIPN as to the effects of the annulment of the contested decisions and, in particular, reclassification of the applicants in Grade A*10, with retrospective effect from 1 March 2005,

In the alternative, as regards one of the applicants, first, a direction to the defendant to recognise him as being eligible, on his next promotion, for promotion to Grade A*10 and, second, to order the defendant to compensate the same applicant for the loss he suffered as a result of not being promoted to Grade A*10 from 1 March 2005;

An order that the defendant pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

In support of their action, the applicants rely on pleas in law very similar to those pleaded in Case F-45/06. 1


1 - OJEU C 143, 17.06.2006, p. 39.