In the fourth installment in our series of programs on the private enforcement of competition law in European jurisdictions, Jones Day partners Mario Todino and Lamberto Schiona discuss how private enforcement has evolved in Italy in recent years, the types of actions available, recent precedents, and the advantages and disadvantages of legal action in Italy.
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In the third installment in our series of programs on the private enforcement of competition law in European jurisdictions, partner Gerjanne te Winkel and associate Sophie van de Graaff discuss developments in the Netherlands, with particular attention to the effects of the 2014 EU Damages Directive, the actions available to victims of cartel activities, the passing-on defense, and other issues relevant to parties to these matters.
Private enforcement actions relating to antitrust matters has increased dramatically across Europe in recent years, both as follow-on damages claims in reaction to governmental enforcement actions, or as standalone competition claims pursued in litigation and arbitration by private parties. Jones Day partners Jürgen Beninca and Nicholas Cotter discuss what is behind the escalation in cases, including the effects of the European Union’s 2014 Damages Directive.