International jurisdiction of courts in the case of consumer, who entered into contract for difference
The jurisdiction of courts with an international element within the member states of the EU is modified by a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council No. 1215/2012 (the “Directive”). In the case of consumer shall be used the special jurisdiction of courts. According to the special jurisdiction the consumer is entitled to lodge a claim against the contracting party, either at the court of the member state, where the contracting party has a permanent residence, or at the court where the consumer has a permanent residence.
Mgr. Iveta Klimešová, LL.M., Senior Attorney
CHSH Kališ & Partners
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