The EU Court of Justice Advocate General Juliane Kokott recommends that the EU Damages Directive not apply to proceedings that begun in a Member State before the transposition of the Directive (Cogeco / Sport TV Portugal)

Following the decision of the Portuguese Competition Authority finding that Sport TV had engaged in an abuse of dominance between 2006 and 2011, in February 2015, Cogeco, a Canadian cable company, brought an action for damages against Sport TV Portugal . Cogeco claimed that the EU Damages Directive should apply. The action for damages, whereby EUR 11 .5 million were

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Clara García Fernández, Miguel Troncoso Ferrer, Sara Moya Izquierdo, The EU Court of Justice Advocate General Juliane Kokott recommends that the EU Damages Directive not apply to proceedings that begun in a Member State before the transposition of the Directive (Cogeco / Sport TV Portugal), 17 January 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2019, Art. N° 89314

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