Categorie: Competition law

Workshop Private Law at KU Leuven on European Tort Law

November 5th I had the great honor to present a new paper to my colleagues in Leuven. The paper (co-authored with my Tilburg colleague Katarzyna Kryla-Cudna) concerns the extra-contractual liability of the European Union for the failure to adjudicate within a reasonable time, as addressed in the cases of Gascogne, Kendrion and ASPLA (December 2018). The non-contractual liability for damages caused by judicial decisions is one of the most disputed domains of tort law. EU

EU liable for delay in judicial procedures

General Court too slow in delivering judgements On January 10th, the General Court gave its first-ever damages award in the Gascogne case (T-577/14) for delayed proceedings within its own chambers. This decision was appealed by both the defendant (the EU) and the plaintiff (Gascogne). In the meantime, the Gascogne decision was confirmed by the Court’s rulings in Kendrion v. European Union (T-479/14 of 1 February 2017) and ASPLA v. European Union (T-40/15 of 17 February 2017). In