NKT and Prysmian have argued that an English follow-on lawsuit against them should be stopped, as claimant Vattenfall has failed to substantiate allegations that the defendants’ UK subsidiaries implemented the cartel in the country.
Counsel to BritNed has urged the High Court of England and Wales to reject “dirty” defendant ABB’s argument that a cartel did not cause the plaintiff’s subsea electricity joint venture to pay inflated prices for power cables.
Energy company Vattenfall today rejected accusations of forum shopping in the English courts as it pursues UK subsidiaries of two companies that participated in the European power cables cartel.
An Arizona energy utility cannot appeal a lower court’s refusal to dismiss Tesla's suit on state action immunity grounds, the Department of Justice has told the Supreme Court.
David Wales has stepped down as the head of Jones Day’s global competition practice and moved to Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, a source familiar with the move has confirmed to GCR.
Among the US plaintiffs’ bar, the contest for lead counsel status in antitrust class actions is heated, for good reason: It’s the ultimate legal prize, with winners well-placed to pad their reputations and their pocketbooks. GCR data reporter Denise Nzeyimana and editor-at-large Ron Knox combed court records and used Kumu mapping software to show which firms earn lead counsel status most frequently - and why. _________________________
The lead barrister in the attempted opt-in interchange fee class action against MasterCard has highlighted the upfront cost of seeking UK antitrust class certification.
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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