Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking v Scouring Environment SARL

Arbitration – Agreement. The General Court of the European Union allowed the action by Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking (CS2) against Scouring Environment SARL (SES) for repayment of the sum of €60,000, plus interest, paid by CS2 to SES pursuant to a grant agreement concluded between the parties. The General Court held that it had jurisdiction to hear the action, in the light, in particular, of the arbitration clause within the meaning of art 272 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, according to which the Court of Justice had jurisdiction pursuant to any arbitration clause contained in agreements or contracts concluded by the predecessor of CS2.

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