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Economic assessment of damages actions in competition law: An overview of EU and national case law

In recent years, damages litigation in Europe has been marked by the implementation of the Damages Directive across most EU countries. [1] Reflecting this, a number of recent articles in this edition report on the details of the implementation of the Directive across the EU. In this foreword we i) highlight some of the key changes brought about by the Directive and ii) identify certain challenges that Courts may face in applying the Damage Directive in practice over the coming years. We consider the challenges associated with determining an appropriate level of disclosure of economic data and the presumptions of harm and upstream pass on in cartel cases. We then also briefly touch upon further developments in private litigation world, including possible new legislation in the

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  • Frontier Economics (London)

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Luis Campos, Economic assessment of damages actions in competition law: An overview of EU and national case law, 15 March 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin Economic assessment of damages, Art. N° 86232

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