Law: Antitrust Damages Directive (2014/104/EU)

EU Damages Directive does not apply to contractual disputes, ECJ rules

Private actions seeking to nullify contracts for infringing antitrust rules cannot rely on the EU Damages Directive, but can still use decisions from competition authorities as strong rebuttable presumptions of wrongdoing, the European Court of Justice has held.

20 April 2023

ECJ sides with AG in EU damages directive application

National courts must have the power to order disclosure in antitrust litigation that has been suspended while a competition enforcer probes the same conduct, the European Court of Justice has ruled.

13 January 2023

Brexit and its Impact on Competition Litigation in the UK

Featured in Private Litigation Guide - Third Edition

It is essential to consider how Brexit has resulted, or may in the future result, in material changes to English law governing private damages actions based on breaches of competition law.

22 November 2021

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