Damages Actions

Road Haulage Association files rival trucks claim

The Road Haulage Association has applied to begin an opt-in class action claim before the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal against truck manufacturers, after a separate group of truck purchasers filed an opt-out claim before the same court.

English judge rules on truck cartel disclosure

ECJ rules on jurisdiction in airline predatory pricing dispute

DG Comp issues draft guidelines on pass-on

AT&T judge wrong to discount filings, says FCC

Judge Richard Leon erred by discrediting regulatory filings made by AT&T and DirecTV in his ruling to allow the AT&T/Time Warner merger, the Federal Communications Commission said in one of several amicus briefs submitted on Monday.

FCC speaks on AT&T/Time Warner: The Tipline for 15 August 2018

The Federal Communications Commission did little to get in the way of the AT&T/Time Warner tie-up during the merger review process, but the agency has now filed an amicus curiae brief in defence of evidence used by the Department of Justice as the Antitrust Division seeks to block the deal on appeal. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said last year that the agency did not have the authority to review the deal because AT&T was not acquiring any licences from Time Warner. Although the agency said it is not taking an official stance on the litigation, its brief certainly aids the Antitrust Division’s argument.

Interchange fee cases, simplified

It’s difficult to think of many messier European competition litigation stories than the claims for damages brought against Visa and Mastercard in the UK.

UK litigator: class action certification costs “staggering”

Though concerns that class action litigation in the UK could become as expensive as it is in the US have been quelled, costs in UK cases so far have still been game-changing, a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills has said.

Hausfeld gets a GRIP on Google lawsuits

Plaintiff’s side law firm Hausfeld has teamed up with a public affairs consultancy to set up the Google Redress & Integrity Platform (GRIP), which aims to attract potential clients seeking redress against the technology company over its allegedly anti-competitive practices.


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