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Francesca Richmond

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Twenty six countries now authorize private civil damage actions for antitrust/competition law allegations. In several of these countries, claims may proceed as class or collective claims. Litigation strategy requires accounting for all claims, and coordinating them with regulatory investigations by government antitrust authorities. Consistency in approach, while dealing with the requirements of local laws, can be key to resolving antitrust matters for global companies. Our Global Guide to Competition Litigation (2016) helps to orient you…

UNITED KINGDOM – A significant reform to the litigation of competition damages claims in England and Wales was finally approved by the House of Commons on 9 March 2015. The House of Commons accepted the House of Lords’ proposed amendments to the Consumer Rights Bill (after some back and forth on provisions unrelated to competition litigation). The Bill is now expected to receive Royal Assent in March 2015 and to come into law later this…