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Johannes Holzwarth

Tibor-Trans, Tibor-Trans Fuvarozó és Kereskedelmi Kft v DAF Trucks NV, Reference for a preliminary ruling, Case C-451/18, ECLI:EU:C:2019:635, OCL 280 (EU 2019), 29th July 2019, Court of Justice of the European Union [CJEU]; European Court of Justice [ECJ]; European Court of Justice (6th Chamber)

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From: Oxford Competition Law (http://oxcat.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 November 2020

Whether Article 7(2) of Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters had to be interpreted as meaning that, in an action seeking compensation for damage caused by an infringement of Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, the place where the victim claimed to have suffered that damage could be ‘the place where the harmful event occurred’, even where the action was directed against a participant in the cartel at issue with whom that victim had not had established contractual relations.

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