Official Journal of the European Union

C 98/20

Action brought on 18 December 2015 — European Commission v Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

(Case C-684/15)

(2016/C 098/26)

Language of the case: French


Applicant: European Commission (represented by: M. Heller and K.-Ph. Wojcik, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

declare that, by not adopting every law, regulation and administrative provision necessary for compliance with Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 establishing a framework for the recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firms and amending Council Directive 82/891/EEC, and Directives 2001/24/EC, 2002/47/EC, 2004/25/EC, 2005/56/EC, 2007/36/EC, 2011/35/EU, 2012/30/EU and 2013/36/EU, and Regulations (EU) No 1093/2010 and (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council, (1) or, in any event, by not notifying those provisions to the Commission, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 130(1) of that directive;

impose on the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in accordance with Article 260(3) TFEU, a penalty payment of EUR 6 700 per day from the date of delivery of the judgment in the case for failure to fulfil the obligation to communicate the transposition measures of Directive 2014/59/EU;

order the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

The period prescribed for the transposition of Directive 2014/59/EU expired on 31 December 2014.

(1)  OJ 2014 L 173, p. 190.