Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 2 September 2021

Peek & Cloppenburg KG, v Peek & Cloppenburg KG

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesgerichtshof

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Consumer protection – Directive 2005/29/EC – Unfair commercial practices – Commercial practices deemed to be unfair in all circumstances – Misleading commercial practices – First sentence of point 11 of Annex I – Advertising campaigns – Use of editorial content in the media to promote a product – Promotion financed by the trader itself – Concept of ‘payment’ – Promotion of sales of the products of the media operator company and of the trader – Advertorial

Case C-371/20


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
22/10/2021 Peek & Cloppenburg
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2021:674
02/09/2021 Peek & Cloppenburg
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2021:520
24/06/2021 Peek & Cloppenburg
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
02/10/2020 Peek & Cloppenburg
Request for a preliminary ruling
07/08/2020 Peek & Cloppenburg
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

not yet published (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.18 Consumer protection
    4.18.05 Unfair commercial practices
      4.18.05.01 Scope of the legislation
1 The legal order of the European Union
  1.07 Interpretation of EU law
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.18 Consumer protection
    4.18.05 Unfair commercial practices
      4.18.05.01 Scope of the legislation


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 07/08/2020

Date of the Opinion

  • 24/06/2021

Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

02/09/2021


References

Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

Peek & Cloppenburg

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Bundesgerichtshof - Germany

Subject-matter

  • Freedom of establishment
  • Freedom to provide services
  • Consumer protection
  • Approximation of laws

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

sixième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Toader

Advocate General

Szpunar

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French