Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal (First Chamber) of 13 April 2011 - Vakalis v Commission

(Case F-38/10) 1

(Civil Service - Officials - Pension - Transfer of pension rights acquired in Greece to the pension scheme of officials of the European Union - Calculation of the pensionable years - Objection of illegality concerning the general implementing provisions for Articles 11 and 12 of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations - Principle of equal treatment - Principle of the neutrality of the Euro)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Ioannis Vakalis (Luvinate, Italy) (represented by: S. Pappas, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: D. Martin and J. Baquero Cruz, agents)


Annulment of the decision of the Office for Administration and Payment of Individual Entitlements determining the pension rights of the applicant on his transfer to the European Union scheme

Operative part of the judgment

The application is dismissed partly as inadmissible and partly as unfounded.

The European Commission is ordered to bear its own costs and half of the applicant's costs.

Mr Vakalis is to bear half of his own costs.


1 - OJ C 209, 31.7.2010, p. 54.