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.
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.
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.
F Scott Kieff, a commissioner at the International Trade Commission, will step down from his post at the end of June to focus on academia. Charles McConnell at GCR Live
A federal appeal judge has indicated that claims by businesses with rooftops next to the Chicago Cubs stadium may be scuppered by professional baseball's antitrust immunity.
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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