Damages Actions

Air cargo claimants fight for pre-2004 damages

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.

Air cargo carriers try to push out pre-2004 claims

CAT removes hurdle to rail safety standalone claim

Veolia files London trucks claim

Louisiana repeals rule in the face of FTC challenge

The governor of Louisiana has issued an executive order that effectively repeals a rule - dictating how much appraisal management companies pay real estate appraisers - that the Federal Trade Commission had challenged as anticompetitive.

Bass Pro/Cabela's: a case study of competitive retail mergers

On 3 July 2017, the Federal Trade Commission issued a no-action letter officially closing its investigation into the proposed merger of Bass Pro Group and Cabela's, two premier outdoor sporting goods retailers. O'Melveny & Myers's Ted Hassi and Lindsey Freeman were antitrust counsel to Bass Pro, and detail how the FTC's decision reflects a recent trend in antitrust enforcement agencies' approach to retail mergers.

Can follow-on claims survive without litigation finance?

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.

Roth: panel coordinating EU antitrust claims impracticable

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

Hausfeld gets a GRIP on Google lawsuits

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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