Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 21 December 2021 — Hamers v Cedefop
(Case T-159/20) (1)
(Civil service - Members of the temporary staff - Investigation conducted by OLAF - Transmission to national judicial authorities of information relating to facts liable to lead to criminal proceedings - National criminal proceedings - Acquittal - Cedefop’s conduct in relation to the national criminal proceedings - Rejection of the claim for compensation - Action for annulment and damages - Conflict of interests - Presumption of innocence - Powers of Cedefop’s Board of Appeal)
Language of the case: Greek
Applicant: Helene Hamers (Angelochori, Greece) (represented by: V. Christianos, A. Politis, M. Rodopoulos and A. Skoulikis, lawyers)
Defendant: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (represented by: J. Siebel and L. Zacheilas, acting as Agents, assisted by B. Wägenbaur and C. Meidanis, lawyers)
Application under Article 270 TFEU seeking, first, annulment of Cedefop’s implied decision of 19 January 2020 rejecting the complaint concerning a claim for compensation for damage allegedly suffered by the applicant and, second, compensation for that damage.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Ms Helene Hamers to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 201, 15.6.2020.