Melzer v MF Global UK Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted May 24th, 2013 in conflict of laws, EC law, jurisdiction, law reports by tracey

Melzer v MF Global UK Ltd: (Case C-228/11); [2013] WLR (D) 196

“The special jurisdiction in matters relating to tort under article 5(3) of Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 was not applicable where, in a case in which several people acting in different member states took part in allegedly harmful events, the action was brought against one of them who had not acted within the jurisdiction of the court seised, on the basis of a harmful event imputed to an accomplice or joint participant who was within the jurisdiction of the court, but who was not a party to the dispute.”

WLR Daily, 16th May 2013