Disclosure Question Ripples Both Sides Of The Pond

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 4:45 PM EST) -- On Nov. 8 and 9, 2011, proceedings resumed before the English High Court in noteworthy litigation that could affect civil damages actions in both Europe and the United States: National Grid Electricity Transmissions v. ABB Limited & Ors.

In National Grid, the High Court will address the highly controversial issue of disclosure of leniency documents submitted to the European Commission (EU Commission) in the context of a civil damages proceeding, an issue the European courts so far have failed to satisfactorily address.

The recent proceedings focused...
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