10.9.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 319/23


Action brought on 13 July 2018 — Palo v Commission

(Case T-432/18)

(2018/C 319/27)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Peeter Palo (Tallinn, Estonia) (represented by: L. Levi and A. Blot, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission

Form of order sought

annul the defendant’s decision of 5 October 2017 not to allocate the applicant the severance grant provided for under Article 12(2) of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations;

annul the defendant’s decision of 10 April 2018 rejecting the applicant’s complaint of 11 December 2017 directed against the abovementioned decision;

order the defendant to compensate the applicant for the material damage suffered by the applicant;

order the defendant to compensate the applicant for the non-material damage suffered by the applicant;

order the defendant to bear all the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

In support of the action, the applicant relies on four pleas in law.

1.

First plea in law, alleging infringement of Article 12(2) of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations.

2.

Second plea in law, alleging infringement of the principles of equal treatment and non-discrimination.

3.

Third plea in law, alleging infringement of the principle of legitimate expectations.

4.

Fourth plea in law, alleging infringement of the principle of good administration and of the duty of care.