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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 10 September 2009 - Rosenbaum v Commission

(Case F-9/08) 1

(Staff case - Officials - Appointment - Grading - Request for reclassification - Scope of Article 13 in Annex XIII to the Staff Regulations - Taking into account professional experience - Recruitment in the grade of the competition - Article 31 of the Staff Regulations - Principle of non-discrimination - Free movement of workers)

Language of the case: German


Applicant: Eckehard Rosenbaum (Bonn, Germany) (represented by: H.-J. Rüber, lawyer)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: J. Currall and B. Eggers, Agents)

Intervener in support of the defendant: Council of the European Union (represented by: M. Simm and M. Bauer, Agents)


Staff case - First, annulment of the decision classifying the applicant, a successful candidate in a competition held for the purpose of drawing up a reserve list for the recruitment of administrators in Grade A7/A6, in Grade AD 6/2 and, second, an application for reclassification.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Mr Rosenbaum to bear his costs and to pay those of the Commission of the European Communities;

Orders the Council of the European Union, intervener, to bear its own costs.


1 - OJ C 64, 8.3.2008, p. 70.