EU Proposal Would Boost Antitrust Litigation

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 8:20 PM EDT) -- The European Commission on Tuesday proposed new rules on antitrust damages actions to make it easier for plaintiffs to prove their claims and urged the European Union's members to set up collective actions for consumer redress, a move experts said would likely encourage the spread of private competition litigation throughout Europe.

After years of public consultations, the EC finally put out a package of proposed legislation and recommendations to the European Union's 27 member states. The proposed directive, which will now head to the European Parliament,...
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