02 July 2020
A comparison shopping service is seeking upwards of €15 million in antitrust damages from Google after filing a rare follow-on claim in a Czech court.
29 June 2020
A supplier of academic gowns has claimed it was “thwarted and actively obstructed” from renting out its products to university students for use at graduation ceremonies.
09 June 2020
The EU General Court’s findings of fact are binding on domestic follow-on damages litigation if they provide “necessary support” to its annulment of a European Commission decision, Servier has argued to the UK’s top court.
01 June 2020
Germany’s Federal Court of Justice has clarified how courts must assess cartel damages cases in two rulings that one lawyer has called a “clear, comprehensive and balanced framework” for the country’s follow-on litigation regime.
22 May 2020
A UK appeals court has agreed with Mastercard that Dixons filed its damages suit against the credit card company too late to claim for pre-1997 losses, but said the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal must determine at trial if the retailer is exempt from limitation rules.
14 May 2020
Overburdensome requirements on class representatives to show evidence of pass-on at the certification stage would “knock out” the type of mass consumer claim that Walter Merricks is trying to bring, his counsel has argued.
13 May 2020
Class action applicants must show at the certification stage that enough data is available to prove any alleged overcharge was passed on to consumers, Mastercard has told the UK Supreme Court.
06 May 2020
A defunct mobile marketing company has filed a €17 million standalone damages claim against Orange Romania for allegedly restricting its access to the mobile network market.
05 May 2020
The UK judge presiding over Daimler’s follow-on claim against EU roll-on roll-off cartelists has distilled the difficulties of running competition law cases during the covid-19 pandemic as he ruled on a disclosure dispute.
27 March 2020
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has allowed defendant truck manufacturers to appeal against its ruling on the binding nature of the European Commission’s trucks cartel decision.