Ricardo v Portimão Urbis, E.M., SA, in liquidation, Município de Portimão Emarp – Empresa Municipal de Águas e Resíduos de Portimão, EM, SA

  • Case Reference
    C-416/16
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
Issues covered:

In Luís Manuel Piscarreta Ricardo v Portimão Urbis, E.M., SA, in liquidation, Município de Portimão Emarp – Empresa Municipal de Águas e Resíduos de Portimão, EM, SA (Case C-416/16) the European Court has discussed two important issues arising from a decision by a local council to wind up its trading company and continue its activities by other means.  Was this a transfer of an undertaking within the meaning of the EU Acquired Rights Directive?

The Municipality Portimão is a local authority on the Algarve in Portugal.  It had a trading company called Portimão Urbis.  It

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This article is correct at 21/08/2017
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Dr John McMullen
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