Covington & Burling (Washington)

Ashley E. Bass

Covington & Burling (Washington)

Ashley Bass is a partner at Covington & Burling based in the Washington, DC office. Her practice focuses on antitrust issues including litigation, government investigations, counseling matters, and merger analysis with a particular concentration on private antitrust litigation and class actions. Ms. Bass regularly advises clients in some of the most complex antitrust litigations pending in the U.S. and on investigations before numerous government agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and the European Commission. Her clients span a range of sectors including pharmaceuticals, music and entertainment, shipping, and consumer goods in such cases as In re K-Dur Antitrust Litigation, In re Nexium Antitrust Litigation, In re Wellbutrin XL Antitrust Litigation and the freight forwarding matter of Precision Associates, Inc., et al v. Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., et al.

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Alexander Leitch, Peter Camesasca, Andrea Zulli, Ashley E. Bass, Jonathan Gimblett, Robert D. Wick, Alan M. Wiseman The UK Parliament introduces a class action mechanism for antitrust damages


The UK has introduced a class action mechanism that could lead to an increase in antitrust litigation. Most significantly, the new mechanism will enable opt-out class actions, which are potentially effective in aggregating individually low value claims, into a single high value, and (...)

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Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Ashley E. Bass, Florian Bien, Florian Wagner-von Papp, Luis Loras, Miguel Angel Malo, Paul Hitchings, Peter Camesasca, Rafael P. Amaro, Silvia Pietrini Implementation of EU Directive 2014/104 on actions for damages for infringements of competition law


The directive on actions for damages for infringements of the competition law has been published on 26 november 2014. This On Topic aims to show the principal issues that arise from the expected implementation of the directive on national laws. Presentation ---- Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi (...)


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