Damages Actions

Choice of non-UK law bars iiyama LCD claim, says defence

Counsel to Samsung Electronics, which is defending against a damages claim for its role in the liquid crystal display cartel, has argued to an English appeals court that either Japanese or Taiwanese law should apply – which, unless the claimant pleads undue hardship, would end the lawsuit.

iiyama lawyer calls Intel “nail in the coffin” for defence

The lead counsel crusade

English judge agrees to DG Comp trucks disclosure

Judge stays discovery in dealer data case

A federal judge has granted CDK Global’s and Reynolds and Reynolds’ request to delay discovery in their antitrust battle to block Authenticom from accessing car dealearships' data management systems.

Supreme Court sides with DOJ against Chinese company

The Supreme Court has agreed with the Department of Justice that the court should address whether US courts should assume that a foreign government’s characterisation of its laws is correct.

The lead counsel crusade

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. _________________________

MasterCard claimant counsel outlines burden of class certification

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.

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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