EU Lawmakers Urged To Get Antitrust Litigation Plan Moving

Law360, New York (November 7, 2013, 5:04 PM EST) -- European Union competition chief Joaquin Almunia said Thursday that a plan to make it easier for cartel victims to sue for compensation had gotten stuck in procedural disputes in the bloc's legislature and urged lawmakers to press ahead with the proposal.

After years of public consultations, in June the European Commission finally put out a package of proposed legislation and recommendations to level the playing field for businesses and consumers across the 28-nation region to win damages for competition violations.

So far, the proposal is making...
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