The European Commission Proposal for a Directive on Antitrust Damages: A First Assessment

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On 11 June 2013 the European Commission adopted a package of instruments to facilitate damages claims by victims of antitrust damages. The main element of the package is a proposal for a directive on antitrust damages. The aim of this article is to give an overview of the content of the proposed directive, to assess its scope and legal basis and to investigate whether it contains the most suitable rules to achieve the aim of optimising the interaction between the public and private enforcement of competition law.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)623-634
Number of pages12
JournalMaastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013
  • Luxembourg

    Cauffman, C., 2018, The EU Antitrust Damages Directive: Transposition in the Member States. Rodger, B., Soussa Ferro, M. & Marcos, F. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 253-269 17 p.

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  • Competition law

    Cauffman, C. & Devroe, W., 9 Mar 2017, Cases, materials and text on European law and pivate law. Hartkamp, A., Sieburgh, C. & Devroe, W. (eds.). Oxford: Hart Publishing, p. 23-168 145 p. (Ius Commune Casebooks for the Common Law of Europe).

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