Council Framework Decision on the standing of victims in criminal proceedings, must be interpreted as meaning that, in criminal proceedings and, in particular, in enforcement proceedings following a judgment which resulted in a final criminal conviction, such as those in the main action, the concept of 'victim' for the purposes of the Framework Decision does not include legal persons who have suffered harm directly caused by acts or omissions that are in violation of the criminal law of a Member State.
Case Number C-467/05
Name of the parties Criminal proceedings against Giovanni Dell'Orto.
Date of the judgement 2007-06-28
Court Court of Justice of the European Communities (ECEJ)