European Union – Freedom of establishment. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of arts 15, 15a and 15b of Council Directive (EEC) 92/49 (on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to direct insurance other than life assurance, as amended by Directive (EC) 2007/44. The request had been made in proceedings between CO Sociedad de Gestion y Participacion SA and others and Netherlands Central Bank, concerning the requirements to which the latter had subjected the approval of proposed acquisitions of the qualifying holding in the capital of Atradius NV.