Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2018] All ER (D) 150 (Jan)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Union (Grand Chamber)

Judges Lenaerts (President), Tizzano (Vice-President), Silva de Lapuerta, von Danwitz, da Cruz Vilaça (Rapporteur), Fernlund and Vajda (Presidents of Chambers), Arabadjiev, Toader, Safjan, Šváby, Berger, Prechal, Jarašiunas and Rodin

Judgment Dates: 30 January 2018


European Union - Freedom of establishment - Restriction on freedom to provide services

The Case

European Union Freedom of establishment. In two proceedings which were subsequently joined, the Court of Justice of the European Union was asked to give a preliminary ruling in circumstances where, in Case , the respondent company had challenged the amount of fees-charges that the applicant municipality in the Netherlands had asked it to pay in connection with the installation of fibre-optic cables for a public electronics communications network. The Court held, among other things, that of Directive 2006-123 should be interpreted as meaning that that directive was not applicable to fees-charges for the payment of which liability was connected with the rights of undertakings authorised to provide such services.

Practice Areas

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