Topic: Standalone claims

Hong Kong court throws out “spurious” stand-alone competition claim

Hong Kong’s High Court has ruled that it cannot oversee stand-alone lawsuits against alleged breaches of competition law and that it is for Hong Kong’s competition enforcer – not private parties – to bring complaints to the jurisdiction’s specialist antitrust court.

15 May 2017

Claimant withdraws UK’s first opt-out class certification request

Dorothy Gibson has withdrawn her application to launch an opt-out class action against a mobility scooters manufacturer, as the expected damages would not outweigh the cost of the litigation.

15 May 2017

Canadian court rejects shipper’s jurisdiction challenge

A Canadian court has thrown out a challenge to its jurisdiction brought by vessel operator Höegh Autoliners, which faces allegations of colluding to fix the price of shipping new automobiles into British Columbia.

29 November 2016

Hong Kong judge examines private litigation

20 October 2016

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