Antitrust Litigation And Enforcement — Gone Global
March 7, 2012, 1:07 PM EST
Law360, New York (March 7, 2012, 1:07 PM EST) -- The trend toward ever-increasing convergence in international antitrust enforcement will continue in 2012. Another important possible trend is the extension of global antitrust enforcement to private antitrust actions, particularly in the European Union. The European Commission is currently considering the hundreds of comments it received in response to its April 2011 consultation on collective redress by private parties in the EU and/or its member states.
Below, we discuss the possible trend toward the globalization of private antitrust litigation. We then turn to some of the most...