European Union – Finance. The Court of Justice of the European union made a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of various provisions of Directive (EC) 94/19 (on deposit-guarantee schemes), as amended by Directive (EC) 2009/14, and of Directive (EC) 97/9 (on investor-compensation schemes). The request had been made in proceedings brought by 'Indėlių ir investicijų draudimas' VĮ and Mr Nemaniunas concerning the validity of an agreement for the acquisition of a certificate of deposit and a number of bond subscription agreements.