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CJEU Case C-342/19 P / Judgment

Fabio De Masi and Yanis Varoufakis v European Central Bank.

Policy area:
Institutional affairs
Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
Court (First Chamber)
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
17/12/2020
ECLI:
ECLI:EU:C:2020:1035

Key facts of the case:

Appeal – Access to European Central Bank (ECB) documents – Decision 2004/258/EC – Article 4(3) – Exceptions – Document received by the ECB – Opinion from an external service provider – Internal use as part of deliberations and preliminary consultations – Refusal to grant access.

Outcome of the case:

On those grounds, the Court (First Chamber) hereby:

  1. Dismisses the appeal;
  2. Orders Fabio de Masi and Yanis Varoufakis to pay the costs.