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Case Law C-438/14 (02/06/2016)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 06/02/2016

Subject: The Court affirmed that a name containing several tokens of nobility and freely chosen by a German in another Member State of which he also holds the nationality does not necessarily have to be recognised in Germany. Recognition may be refused if that is appropriate and necessary to ensure the equality before the law of all German citizens

Parties: Bogendorff von Wolffersdorff

Classification: Equality - Art. 20 Equality - Citizens’ rights - Art. 45 Freedom of movement

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