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.
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.
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.
Three pension funds have sued a group of big banks for allegedly conspiring to prevent the modernisation of the $1.72 trillion stock loan market, in a bid to preserve their intermediary status on all trades.
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit yesterday backed Uber, reversing a lower court's decision that the company's terms and conditions were not reasonably conspicuous.
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.
The president of the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal today called the prospect of the EU developing a system in which member states can coordinate multijurisdictional competition damages litigation “fanciful”, but said the UK could learn from the US on how to handle similar claims filed in its own courts. Sonya Lalli in Amsterdam
Plaintiff’s side law firm Hausfeld has teamed up with a public affairs consultancy to set up the Google Redress & Integrity Platform (GRIP), which aims to attract potential clients seeking redress against the technology company over its allegedly anti-competitive practices.
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Paloma Alcántara and Fernando Carreño
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