National rules time-barring competition claims can violate EU law, General Court says

Charley Connor

28 March 2019

National rules time-barring competition claims can violate EU law, General Court says

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The EU’s General Court has said that a Portuguese law barring follow-on damages claims filed over three years after the anticompetitive conduct occurred is incompatible with EU law because it makes damages excessively difficult to collect.