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Document 62008CN0504

Case C-504/08: Action brought on 20 November 2008 — Commission of the European Communities v Kingdom of Spain

OJ C 6, 10.1.2009, p. 17–17 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

10.1.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 6/17


Action brought on 20 November 2008 — Commission of the European Communities v Kingdom of Spain

(Case C-504/08)

(2009/C 6/30)

Language of the case: Spanish

Parties

Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: P. Dejmek and E. Adsera Ribera, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Kingdom of Spain

Form of order sought

declare that, by failing to adopt the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Commission Directive 2006/70/EC (1) of 1 August 2006 laying down implementing measures for Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the definition of politically exposed person and the technical criteria for simplified customer due diligence procedures and for exemption on grounds of a financial activity conducted on an occasional or very limited basis or, in any event, by failing to notify those provisions to the Commission, the Kingdom of Spain has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 5 thereof;

order Kingdom of Spain to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period prescribed for bringing national law into conformity with Directive 2006/70/EC expired on 15 December 2007.


(1)  OJ 2006 L 214, p. 29.


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