Language of document :

Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 16 March 2011 – Marcuccio v Commission

(Case F-21/10) 1

(Civil service – Officials – Action for damages – Illegality – Letter concerning the costs of a case sent to the lawyer who represented the applicant in the case – Action manifestly devoid of any basis in law – Article 94 of the Rules of Procedure)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Luigi Marcuccio (Tricase, Italy) (represented by: G. Cipressa, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall and C. Berardis-Kayser, Agents, and A. Dal Ferro, lawyer)


Action for annulment of the decision rejecting the applicant’s request for compensation for the fact that the defendant sent a letter concerning the applicant to a lawyer who no longer represented him.

Operative part of the order

1.    The action is dismissed as manifestly devoid of any basis in law.

2.    Mr Marcuccio is ordered to pay all the costs.

3.    Mr Marcuccio is ordered to pay to the Tribunal the sum of EUR 2 000.


1 OJ C 161, 19.6.2010. p. 57.