European Union – Consumer protection. The Court of Justice of the European Union made a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of art 14(2)(b) of Directive (EC) 2003/71 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of arts 22(2) and 29(1) of Commission Regulation (EC) 809/2004). The request had been made in proceedings between Mr Timmel and Aviso Zeta AG (Aviso Zeta) concerning termination of a contract by which Mr Timmel had subscribed for 40,000 units of the security 'Dragon FG Garant' offered for sale through Aviso Zeta.