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Document 62008CN0549

Case C-549/08: Action brought on 10 December 2008 — Commission of the European Communities v Ireland

OJ C 55, 7.3.2009, p. 9–9 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

7.3.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 55/9


Action brought on 10 December 2008 — Commission of the European Communities v Ireland

(Case C-549/08)

(2009/C 55/14)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: P. Dejmek, A.A. Gilly, Agents)

Defendant: Ireland

The applicant claims that the Court should:

declare that, by failing to adopt the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive 2006/70/EC (1) of 1 August 2006 laying down implementing measures for Directive 2005/60/EC (2) of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the definition of a ‘politically exposed person’ and the technical criteria for simplified customer due diligence and for exemption on grounds of a financial activity conducted on an occasional or very limited basis, or in any event by failing to communicate them to the Commission, Ireland has failed to fulfil its obligations under the Directive;

order Ireland to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period within which the directive had to be transposed expired on 15 December 2007.


(1)  OJ L 214, p. 29.

(2)  OJ L 309, p. 15.


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