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Submitted: 26 April 2018
Chris Owen talks to Duncan Green about the High Court's preliminary judgment in the Deutsche Bahn v MasterCard multilateral interchange fee (MIF) case, dealing in particular with the question of how to determine applicable law under the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 (PILA) in the context of a competition damages action.
Submitted: 12 April 2018
Chris Owen and Duncan Green reflect on the High Court's preliminary judgment in Deutsche Bahn v MasterCard.
Submitted: 26 March 2018
Chris Owen talks to Duncan Green about the Competition Appeal Tribunal's recent refusal to certify the Walter Merricks class action claim against MasterCard, which had the potential to be the largest claim in UK legal history.
Submitted: 15 January 2018
After the failure of the first two applications for Collective Proceedings Orders in the Competition Appeal Tribunal, 2018 is likely to be the breakthrough year.
Submitted: 25 July 2017
The Competition Appeal Tribunal has rejected an application for a Collective Proceedings Order for the largest legal action ever commenced in England. What now for class actions in the UK?
Submitted: 07 April 2017
The German Parliament has passed an amendment to the German Act against Restraints of Competition to transpose the EU Damages Directive and introduce further amendments such as a value-based merger control threshold.
Submitted: 03 April 2017
The Directive on certain rules governing actions for damages under national law for infringements of the competition law provisions of the Member States and of the European Union (the Directive) was implemented in France by the Ordonnance 2017-303 of 09 March 2017.
Submitted: 31 March 2017
La Directive 2014/104/UE du 26 novembre 2014 relative à certaines règles régissant les actions en dommages et intérêts en droit national pour les infractions aux dispositions du droit de la concurrence des États membres et de l’Union européenne (la « Directive »), a été transposée en France par l’Ordonnance du 9 mars 2017 avec son décret d’application du même jour, entrés en vigueur le 11 mars 2017.
Submitted: 27 March 2017
On 10 February 2017, an act implementing the EU Damages Directive into Dutch law came into effect (the Implementation Act). The Implementation Act amends the Civil Code and the Code of Civil Procedure.
Submitted: 21 March 2017
Regulations implementing the EU Damages Directive in the UK are now in force.
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