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March 2021
Brussels, Belgium

Private Enforcement of Competition Law

Take advantage of the opportunities available to you by reviewing national developments in private enforcement across all of Europe and comparing winning strategies - whether you are a claimant or a defendant.

Discover the latest tactical approaches: Trucks, BritNet, proposals for an EU consumer collective action system, jurisdiction and extraterritoriality, funding options, damages beyond cartels and passing-on defence.

Highlights for the 2020 edition included:

Protection of Confidential Information for the Private Enforcement of EU Competition Law

Learn directly from the Commission, about the results of their consultation regarding the power of the courts to order disclosure of evidence containing confidential information under the Damages Directive.

National Developments Across Key Jurisdictions

Review of key features and case law of private enforcement regime including statute of limitation, standards of proof, procedural features, presumption of harm and access to documents in key jurisdictions including: Germany, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, Belgium and Spain.

Approaches to Disclosure and Calculation of Damages

Analyse the impact of the Damages Directive a year on and hear cross-jurisdictional strategies for calculating damages and disclosing evidence. Our speakers will explore lessons from BritNed v Abb and consider the relationship between statistical significance, confidence intervals and the civil standard of proof.

Winning Strategies for Claimants and Defendants

During this interactive panel session, our speakers will explore the business of running a claim, the pros & cons of claims enforcement options and review different funding models and practical strategies and choices for defendants.

Damages Actions Beyond Cartels

Join us to consider opportunities for private enforcement beyond cartels including following the Google investigation, recent pharma cases and vertical restraints and RPM cases. We will consider how to evaluate damages in these more nuanced scenarios.

EU Antitrust Enforcement on Big Tech

Understand the European Commission’s new approaches to investigating technology companies and review recent claims against technology companies.

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