Work Area: Cartels

CAT will certify only one trucks class action, Roth says

The president of the UK’s specialist competition tribunal has warned that only one of the two competing collective actions pending against members of the EU trucks cartel will be allowed to proceed.

21 April 2021

EU fines Deutsche Bahn €48 million for role in rail cargo cartel

The European Commission has agreed a settlement with German state-owned rail company Deutsche Bahn, as well as two other companies, after they admitted to exchanging information to allocate customers for cross-border rail cargo transport services.

20 April 2021

Truck manufacturers urge UK tribunal to reject class actions

Both of the proposed collective actions pending in the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal against members of the EU trucks cartel are “manifestly unfit” for certification, counsel to the truck manufacturers has argued.

20 April 2021

UK tribunal hears competing certification bids in trucks litigation

A road hauliers’ trade association and a purposely-formed claims management company are facing off in the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal as they each attempt to obtain class certification for their respective proposed collective proceedings against members of the EU trucks cartel.

19 April 2021

ECJ rejects food packaging cartel appeal

The European Court of Justice has rejected Italmobiliare's appeal against a €35.9 million fine for its subsidiary's involvement in three food packaging tray cartels, concluding that it held a decisive influence over the company.

16 April 2021

Trucks cartel had no effect on price, Spanish court rules

A Spanish court has gone against thousands of decisions awarding damages to victims of the EU trucks cartel, holding that Daimler has proven that the collusion did not increase the price of trucks sold to end-consumers in Spain.

16 April 2021

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