16 April 2019
A previously rejected application to certify a £14 billion opt-out class action against MasterCard has been sent back to the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal for reconsideration, after an appellate court ruled that the tribunal’s initial analysis was too vigorous and premature.
15 April 2019
Online price comparison service Idealo has become the first company to file a damages claim based on the EU’s 2017 decision that Google illegally promoted its own comparison shopping service ahead of its rivals.
28 March 2019
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.
19 March 2019
A dessert maker’s stand-alone abuse of dominance claim lacked evidence and relied solely on the result of a pending government investigation, a French appeal court has ruled.
06 February 2019
Claimants in the interchange fee follow-on litigation say that a specialist UK tribunal that denied them class certification expected them to supply more data than was legally required.
01 February 2019
Spanish law firm Caamaño Concheiro & Seoane has begun filing thousands of claims in the Spanish courts, seeking follow-on damages as a result of the European trucks cartel.
29 January 2019
A UK appeals court has confirmed that claimants seeking follow-on damages as a result of the air cargo cartel cannot claim for collusion that affected certain flight routes before new EU competition rules became effective in 2004.
21 January 2019
An Israeli court has certified a standalone class action against Coca Cola, which is accused of abusing its dominant position in the soft drinks market by setting excessive prices.
17 January 2019
The EU Damages Directive only applies to claims that were brought in a member state after it implemented the directive and that relate to conduct that occurred after the directive was issued, an advocate general to the European Court of Justice has said.
15 January 2019
Claimants against the air cargo cartel have argued that they should be able to claim damages from British Airways dating back three years earlier than a UK trial court had ruled.