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.
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.
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.
Settlements involving brand-name drugmakers seeking to delay entry of generic competition would be presumed to be anticompetitive in California under a new bill introduced Wednesday.
The city of Philadelphia has accused seven major banks of colluding to manipulate rates for a type of tax-exempt bond widely used by public entities such as municipalities, schools and hospitals, allegedly resulting in billions of dollars in inflated interest rates.
Today marks four years since the EU antitrust damages directive was signed into law. After years of discussion, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union intended Directive 2014/104 to make it easier for businesses and consumers to claim compensation for overcharges caused by infringements of competition law.
A ruling to allow two UK subsidiaries to be used as anchor defendants in follow-on litigation – on the presumption that they did not act independently of their parent companies – could increase the risk of irreconcilable judgments, a competition barrister has cautioned. Tom Madge-Wyld at GCR Live Competition Litigation
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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