Members of the bureau Brandeis team interpret and analyse all the latest class action developments, and share their opinions in sharp and enlightening blogs posts. In this section, you’ll find blogs relating to the class action arena in the Netherlands and Europe (including the UK).
The Netherlands and England (along with Germany) are considered mature jurisdictions in cartel damages litigation, while France (along Spain and Portugal for instance) are on the move to join this lawyer’s paradise.
Visa and Mastercard will now definitely be faced with potential billion pound follow-on damages claims from merchants.
In its ground breaking decision, the appellate court though ruled that the limitation period connected to follow-on proceedings only starts running after the complete appellate term has run
In Europe, a regulation was introduced to increase the effectiveness of public enforcement by national and European competition authorities. And that desire for effectiveness has proven to be a fierce weapon for plaintiff counsel.