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.
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.
Senator Orrin Hatch on Monday chided his Senate colleagues for politicising antitrust policy, calling for fellow senators to secure a "delicate middle ground."
President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Trade Commission Act on this day 103 years ago. Three years ago, we did our bit to help the FTC celebrate its centenary by looking back with former chairmen Tim Muris and Deborah Majoras, and former commissioner Christine Varney. Oh, and cake.
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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