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Court of Justice—Brussels I (recast) and distinguishing between a contract and a tort/delict claim (Wikingerhof v Booking.com BV)

Court of Justice—Brussels I (recast) and distinguishing between a contract and a tort/delict claim (Wikingerhof v Booking.com BV)
Published on: 26 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice has concluded that German Court has jurisdiction to hear a challenge brought by a German hotel operator against booking.com. The matter fell within Article 7(2) of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast) as a matter relating to a tort, delict or quasi-delict. Written by Phillip Patterson, barrister, Hardwicke. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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