23 March 2017
German food retailers Edeka and Kaiser’s Tengelmann are considering damages claims against the country’s competition authority for blocking their tie-up, says a source close to the matter.
22 March 2017
Deutsche Bahn should not be allowed to attach a new claim to its ongoing damages action against MasterCard that would attack a part of the card company’s interchange fee scheme that is the subject of an ongoing European Commission investigation, MasterCard said in court today.
16 March 2017
Canada’s Competition Bureau last week said its investigations would be “seriously compromised” if the country’s courts force it to disclose information gathered during its investigations to private litigants.
28 February 2017
A judge in the High Court of England Wales today stayed Microsoft Mobile’s damages lawsuit against battery makers, finding that the claims were subject to arbitration and not properly brought in English court – and criticised its submissions as not “full and frank”.
24 February 2017
An independent Greek brewer has sued global beer maker Heineken in a Dutch regional court, arguing that an abuse of dominance fine levied by Greece’s competition authority in 2015 failed to stop Heineken from harming smaller rivals.
22 February 2017
A federal judge yesterday dismissed claims against 11 international banks accused of being involved in Euribor rigging, but refused to quash an antitrust claim against Citigroup and JP Morgan.
17 February 2017
A judge in the High Court of Ireland has refused to quash claims by Ryanair that Google infringed competition law, despite the technology company’s argument that the allegations were “parasitic” on the airline’s underlying trademark infringement claim.
16 February 2017
A South African court has granted the country’s second successful follow-on damages claim, ordering South African Airlines to pay 1.16 billion rand (€84 million) to rival Comair, which operates as British Airways in the country.
13 February 2017
Claims vehicle Cartel Damage Claims has failed for the second time in its quest to obtain damages from HeidelbergCement for the cement maker’s participation in a national cartel.
13 February 2017
Craig Arnott is a managing director of Burford Capital, a publicly traded litigation funding firm. Here, he considers the role of litigation funding on the European follow-on damages scene.
08 February 2017
Streetmap has exhausted its right to challenge a judgment that last year dismissed allegations that Google favoured its own mapping products in search results, after the Court of Appeal of England and Wales rejected the mapping provider’s final application for leave to appeal.
07 February 2017
The General Court’s refusal to overturn the European Commission’s air cargo decision in relation to British Airways leaves it in force despite the same court finding it was fundamentally defective, counsel to the airline told the European Court of Justice today.