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French court has jurisdiction to hear competition case arising out of German insolvency, ECJ says

By Richard Woolley

10 November 2017

French court has jurisdiction to hear competition case arising out of German insolvency, ECJ says Cour de Cassation, Paris Wikimedia commons/DXR

A French auto parts company can bring a competition suit against the assignees of its insolvent former supplier in Paris, despite the supplier’s insolvency proceedings taking place in Germany, the European Court of Justice has ruled.