Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (Second Chamber) of 8 September 2011 – Marcuccio v Commission

(Case F-69/10) 1

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

Language of the case: Italian

Parties

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)

Re:

Application for annulment of the decision rejecting the applicant’s request for compensation for the damage suffered as a result of the fact that the defendant had sent a letter concerning the applicant to a lawyer who did not yet represent him in that case.

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.

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1 OJ C 288, 23.10.2010, p. 75.