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Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 21 September 2015 — Anagnostu and Others v Commission

(Case F-72/11) 1

(Civil Service — Officials — Promotion — 2010 and 2011 promotion procedures — Reference multiplication rates — Article 6(2) of the Staff Regulations — Transitional measures for the period between 1 May 2004 and 30 April 2011 — Article 9 of Annex XIII to the Staff Regulations — General Implementing Provisions of Article 45 of the Staff Regulations — Setting of promotion thresholds — Not included in the list of promoted officials — Interest in bringing proceedings)

Language of the case: French


Applicants: Anastasios Anagnostu (Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Belgium) and 24 other applicants (represented by: L. Levi and A. Blot, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: J. Currall, acting as Agent)


Application, firstly, for annulment of the decisions setting the promotion thresholds for the 2010 and 2011 procedures as regards grades AD 13 and AD 14 and, secondly, for annulment of the list of officials promoted to grades AD 13 and AD 14 for the 2010 exercise and annulment of the Commission’s implied decision not to promote a larger number of other officials to grades AD 12 or AD 13.

Operative part of the judgment

The Tribunal:

Annuls the decisions of the European Commission of 26 November 2010 not to promote Mr Antoulas, Ms Bruni, Ms Nicolaidou-Kallergis and Mr Xanthopoulos;

Dismisses the remainder of the action;

Orders the European Commission to bear four twenty-fifths of its own costs and to pay four twenty-fifths of the costs incurred by the applicants;

Orders the applicants other than Mr Antoulas, Ms Bruni, Ms Nicolaidou-Kallergis and Mr Xanthopoulos to bear twenty-one twenty-fifths of their own costs and to pay twenty-one twenty-fifths of the costs incurred by the European Commission.


1 OJ C 290, 1.10.2011, p. 20.