Damages Actions

Judge narrows English Servier follow-on claim

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.

MasterCard lawyers: UK certification judgment no "death knell" for class actions

Air cargo claimants fight for pre-2004 damages

Air cargo carriers try to push out pre-2004 claims

Banks sued for alleged stock loan market manipulation

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.

Uber's terms are reasonably conspicuous, Second Circuit rules

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.

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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