02 August 2017
A High Court judge struck out part of a follow-on lawsuit against Servier for its role in a pay-for-delay scheme that affected antidepressant perindopril as the alleged facts did not constitute an unlawful means conspiracy, according to a judgment released today.
28 July 2017
Lawyers who defended MasterCard against an attempted UK opt-out antitrust class action today said a court's refusal to certify the putative class probably will not chill other possible UK class action lawsuits.
11 July 2017
Counsel to claimants in the UK air cargo cartel lawsuit rejected the defendants’ arguments that flights between EU and non-EU states prior to 1 May 2004 were immune from damages actions.
10 July 2017
Defence counsel for multiple airlines have argued that claimants could not recover potential damages from air cargo flights between EU and non-EU states prior to 1 May 2004, because at that time EU competition law did not cover air transport.
07 July 2017
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has ruled that a training accreditation organisation is an undertaking for the purposes of competition law, clearing the way for an abuse of dominance claim against the company.
07 July 2017
Utility company Veolia has tapped Hausfeld to sue multiple truck cartelists in the High Court of England & Wales, with the law firm set to bring several more claims in the next few months.
29 June 2017
The European Commission’s Google online search decision will provide litigation ammunition to the company’s rivals.
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.