study entitled "Employee Financial Participation
in Companies' Proceeds" was published
by the European Parliament in September 2012.
of the study were severely condemned by the
Court of Justice of Brussels on 6 June 2014.
The study has to be definitely removed by
the European Parliament. Considering the seriousness
of the facts, the judgment is immediately
Authors of the study are
a consortium made of ECORYS Nederland BV and
CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research
(Poland), represented by Professors Jens Lowitzsch
and Iraj Hashi.
final judgment on 22 December 2014 condemned
the authors as "illegitimate users in
It appeared from the study
that the EFES database was used without authorization.
In addition data were handled and used incorrectly,
leading to wrong conclusions. All information
and figures being given in the study as from
the EFES and its database were inaccurate.
All friendly efforts to get
repaired being refused (especially the request
to publish our rectification), the issue had
finally to be decided by a Court of Justice.