Presumption of parental influence a concern, barrister says

Tom Madge-Wyld

04 October 2018

Presumption of parental influence a concern, barrister says

Anneli Howard (Credit: Credit (Simone Lezzi))

A ruling to allow two UK subsidiaries to be used as anchor defendants in follow-on litigation – on the presumption that they did not act independently of their parent companies – could increase the risk of irreconcilable judgments, a competition barrister has cautioned.