Article 16 - Freedom to conduct a business
Article 20 - Equality before the law
Article 21 - Non-discrimination
Key facts of the case:
Appeal — Economic and monetary union — Banking union — Recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firms — Single resolution mechanism for credit institutions and certain investment firms (SRM) — Single Resolution Board (SRB) — Single Resolution Fund (SRF) — Determination of the 2016 ex ante contribution — Action for annulment — Period within which proceedings must be commenced — Plea of illegality — Manifest inadmissibility.
Outcome of the case:
On those grounds, the Court (Eighth Chamber) hereby:
15) In support of its action, the appellant put forward seven pleas in law alleging (i) failure to notify the contested decisions, (ii) failure to state reasons for those decisions and infringement of the principle of audi alteram partem, (iii) misapplication of Article 5(1)(f) of Delegated Regulation 2015/63, (iv) infringement of Article 4(1) and Article 6 of that delegated regulation, (v) infringement of Articles 20 and 21 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, (vi) infringement of the principles of proportionality and legal certainty and (vii) infringement of Article 16 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.