AG Tanchev delivered today his opinion in case C‑208/18 (Jana Petruchová v FIBO Group Holdings Limited), which is about Brussels I bis:

“Article 17(1) of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 […] is to be interpreted as meaning that a person who concludes a contract for difference must be regarded as a consumer if that contract is concluded for a purpose outside that person’s trade or profession. It is irrelevant, in that regard, that the person actively places his own orders on the international currency exchange market; that contracts for difference fall outside the scope of Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 593/2008 [Rome I] or that the person is a retail client within the meaning of Article 4(1)(12) of Directive 2004/39/EC […] on markets in financial instruments”.

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