Private Actions In U.K. Competition Law

Law360, New York (December 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.K. Office of Fair Trading has recommended to the government a number of changes that would change the landscape of competition litigation in the U.K. to one where private actions can be pursued more easily, and with fewer associated risks, than has previously been the case.

The recommendations, which are likely to form the basis of a future government consultation, will be regarded as good news for the emerging competition claimant bar in the U.K., but perhaps less favorably by major businesses.

These recommendations make...
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