The antitrust damages directive: four years on

Janith Aranze

26 November 2018

The antitrust damages directive: four years on

Signing of the damages directive by Martin Schulz and Sandro Gozi, European Parliament multimedia centre

Today marks four years since the EU antitrust damages directive was signed into law. After years of discussion, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union intended Directive 2014/104 to make it easier for businesses and consumers to claim compensation for overcharges caused by infringements of competition law.