Civil liability adds uncertainty for potential leniency applicants, says Louis

Janith Aranze

16 April 2018

Civil liability adds uncertainty for potential leniency applicants, says Louis

Left to Right: Casey Halladay, Djordje Petkoski, Brent Justus (chair), Frédéric Louis, and Antoine Chapsal, Freedom Film-Christopher Lazzaro

The risk of follow-on damages claims in Europe is a “contributing factor” in the difficulty of convincing a company to enter into a leniency programme, and has increased “uncertainty” for practitioners in advising clients, a Brussels lawyer said last week.