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Relevant jurisdiction in matters of private antitrust litigation? Part III

In this post I will discuss the interaction between the new Directive on private enforcement, the Brussels I and Rome II regulations and the doctrines elaborated by the CJEU on so-called extraterritorial jurisdiction. A global cartel affecting trade between the Member States is subject to the parallel application of EU and national antitrust rules including … Continue reading

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DELI Seminar – 6/12/13 – Mr Kevin Coates (European Commission)

On the 6th of December, Mr Kevin Coates, the Head of Unit G1 of Cartels in the European Commission delivered a talk entitled ‘Cartel Enforcement: Policy and Practice.’ The talk attracted a wide-ranging audience, including both academics and law and non-law students. Mr Coates divided his talk into three main areas of focus, commencing with … Continue reading

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Relevant jurisdiction in matters of private antitrust litigation? (Part I)

Quite recently two new pieces of legislation have been drafted in the EU. The Brussels I Regulation has been amended and will enter into force in January 2015. In June 2013 the Commission also advanced a proposal for a Directive on certain rules governing the actions for damages under national law for infringements of competition … Continue reading