Ruling 11.12.2015, (5 U 31/15)

The Court of Appeal ruled on 11 December 2015 that the business model of Uber Black violated competition law. The judgment was appealed in the Federal Supreme Court. Furthermore, on 18 May 2018 (ref. I ZR 3/16), the Federal Court of Justice stayed the proceedings and referred them ot the European Court of Justice for a decision.


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Ruling 11.12.2015, (5 U 31/15)
Court of Appeal Berlin (Kammergericht Berlin) (2015), Ruling 11.12.2015, (5 U 31/15).


  • Uber
  • transport
  • On-location platform-determined routine work
  • Germany
  • 2015
  • Court ruling
  • competition, legal issues
  • German
  • Court of Appeal Berlin (Kammergericht Berlin) (Judicial)
  • Open access
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