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6 September 2012

For a consumer to be able to sue a foreign trader before the national courts, it is not necessary that the contract at issue was concluded at a distance

Help and advice for consumers in Europe

Sept. 6th, 2012: For a consumer to be able to sue a foreign trader before the national courts, it is not necessary that the contract at issue was concluded at a distance
 

A new significant ruling of the European Court of Justice related to competent judge in cross-border proceedings: 

the fact that the consumer travelled to the trader’s Member State to sign the contract does not

therefore prevent the courts of the consumer’s Member State from having jurisdiction.
Read the press release of the EU Court of Justice:
 
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