21 June 2017
A pair of engineering companies involved in the European copper fittings cartel have agreed to settle a contribution claim in the English courts.
14 June 2017
A UK road transport trade association intends to launch a follow-on damages claim against five truck makers found to have formed a cartel – but first it must convince the Competition Appeals Tribunal that it represents a suitable class of purchasers.
07 June 2017
An English judge has questioned whether further disclosure is necessary in Vodafone’s damages claim against smart card chip cartelists, as the additional data may not significantly alter the claimant’s alleged damages.
26 May 2017
The UK’s specialised competition court has said the Law Society of England and Wales abused its dominant position as an accreditation body in the UK’s first-ever fast-track case.
24 May 2017
Observers say an affirmation by the Supreme Court of Ireland of third-party funding's illegality is unlikely to affect the country’s attractiveness as a forum for follow-on antitrust litigation.
18 May 2017
Mrs Justice Vivien Rose today agreed to ask the European Commission to disclose a provisional non-confidential version of its re-adopted air cargo cartel decision.
17 May 2017
The Paris Court of Appeal yesterday cut the damages owed by Orange’s Caribbean subsidiary to a regional competitor by two thirds, marking a rare example of a follow-on claim reaching France’s appeal courts.
16 May 2017
A federal judge in California last week ruled that several lithium-ion battery makers have failed to show that claims against them should be barred by legislation that limits the extraterritorial reach of US antitrust law.
15 May 2017
Dorothy Gibson has withdrawn her application to launch an opt-out class action against a mobility scooters manufacturer, as the expected damages would not outweigh the cost of the litigation.
11 May 2017
MasterCard’s defence counsel today said arguments by interchange fee claimants – that an English judge should apply Belgian law with its longer limitation periods – should fail, because this approach would be both advantageous for cartelists and impractical.