Plaintiffs Attys Say EU Antitrust Litigation Plan Falls Short

Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT) -- Top antitrust plaintiffs attorneys on Wednesday hailed the European Commission's new plan to promote private antitrust damages actions as a step in the right direction, but warned that the agency's refusal to back U.S.-style class actions could keep consumer cases at bay for the time being.

Plaintiffs firms told Law360 that the proposed directive the European Union's antitrust watchdog put out to make it easier for claimants to get access to some discovery in national courts, among other changes, should lead to more private antitrust litigation...
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