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Jurisdiction over individual contracts of employment - Petronas Lubricants Italy SpA v Guida (2018) (C-1/17) [ECJ] 21.06.18 (Unreported)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Jurisdiction over individual contracts of employment — Article 20(2) — Employer sued before the courts of the Member State in which it is domiciled — Counter-claim by the employer — Determination of the court with jurisdiction. HELD that an employer could rely on the Brussels I Regulation art.20(2) to bring a counter-claim in the courts chosen by the employee even where the claim had been assigned by an associated employer to the employer after the employee had initiated proceedings.

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Category: Employment » Tribunal procedure; EC Law. Keyword(s): Jurisdiction. Area(s) of law: Employment.

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