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Inadmissibility of the appeal in cassation lodged against a decision of the Court of Appeal to refer a question to the ECJ for a preliminary ruling

French Cour de cassation, 1st Civil Chamber, 18 November 2015, No. 14-26.482 On 18 November 2015, the French Cour de assation declared inadmissible the appeal in cassation of the decision of the Court of Appeal dated 23 September 2014, that ordered a stay of the procedure and submitted a preliminary ruling in competition law to […]

The Paris Court of Appeal requests a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice to decide whether arbitral awards should be annulled

Paris Court of appeal, 23 September 2014, Nos. 12/21810, 13/09296, 13/17187 On 23 September 2014, the Paris Court of Appeal decided that a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) was necessary to determine whether the awards challenged in the present case should be annulled under Article 1520 para. 5 of the French […]

An Arbitral Tribunal may refer questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union for a preliminary ruling

CJEU, 13 February 2014, case C-555/13 On 13 February 2014, the CJEU clarified the circumstances in which arbitral tribunals could make a request for a preliminary ruling, which implies that they may be considered as courts or tribunals of a Member State. In November 2012, the pharmaceutical company Merck Canada brought an action before an […]