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.
Thought leaders from across a wide range of practice areas and industries included:
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.