The District Court of Rotterdam rules on its jurisdiction regarding private damages claim against cartel participants residing outside the Netherlands (Stichting Elevator Cartel Claim)

The parties Stichting Elevator Cartel Claim (SECC) v. Kone B.V., Kone GMBH, Kone Oyj, Kone Luxembourg Sàrl, Kone Belgium S.A. (jointly Kone c.s.), Thyssenkrupp Liften Ascenseurs N.V.-S.A., Thyssenkrupp Liften B.V., Thyssenkrupp Aufzuge GmbH, Thyssenkrupp Fahrtreppen GmbH, Thyssenkrupp Elevator AG, Thyssenkrupp AG, Thyssenkrupp Ascenseurs Luxembourg Sàrl (jointly ThyssenKrupp c.s.). The facts: In the European Commission decision of 21 February 2007 [1], the lift manufacturers summoned in this case were found to have violated Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). According to the decision, the infringement took place took place in the lift and escalator markets in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands in the period 1995 and 2004. In the

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Tjarda van der Vijver, Cyriel Ruers, The District Court of Rotterdam rules on its jurisdiction regarding private damages claim against cartel participants residing outside the Netherlands (Stichting Elevator Cartel Claim), 17 July 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2013, Art. N° 68812

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