European Union – Finance. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling in which it decided, among other things, that art 3(1) of Regulation 2988/95 should be interpreted as meaning that the limitation period laid down in that provision was applicable to the recovery of claims for interest, such as those at issue in the main proceedings, due on the basis of art 11(3) of Regulation (EEC) No 3665/87 and of art 5a of Regulation (EEC) No 3002/92.