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Truck cartelists’ refusal to accept the facts in the European Commission’s decision as binding against them is an abuse of process, follow-on claimants have argued in a UK court.
03 December 2019
A Scottish book publisher has accused a government art funder of handing grants to rivals that reduced its ability to compete in the publishing market.
22 November 2019
A English judge told envelope makers to “think more carefully” about the scope of disclosure they are seeking to prove their limitation defence against Office Depot’s damages claim.
20 November 2019
A UK appeals court has ruled that a lower court incorrectly calculated damages in the country’s first cartel follow-on claim to reach a decision on the merits.
31 October 2019
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has dismissed truck cartelists’ argument that certain follow-on damages claimants cannot serve as class representatives due to their litigation funding arrangements.
29 October 2019
Canada’s Supreme Court has allowed a class action claim against Toshiba, Pioneer and others to proceed, ruling that customers who purchased optical disk drives from non-cartelists can claim damages.
20 September 2019
A Paris court has dismissed as time-barred the Ile-de-France region’s €173 million follow-on claims against 26 construction, engineering and telecommunications companies that rigged bids to restore schools.
29 August 2019
An indirect purchaser of vehicles affected by the EU-wide trucks cartel can sue a cartelist for damages in any member state where the cartel distorted market prices and the purchaser claims to have suffered loss, the European Court of Justice has said.
31 July 2019
An Austrian public authority that subsidised loans to victims of an elevator cartel has a sufficient causal link to be entitled to compensation from the cartelists, European Court of Justice advocate general Juliane Kokott has said.
29 July 2019
The money that a cartelist saves from not competing should not be part of the calculation of damages to compensate a cartel victim, counsel to ABB has said.
17 July 2019
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