The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs publishes a draft law implementing the EU Damages Directive

Draft German law implementing EU Damages Directive* On Friday, 1 July 2016, the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs finally published its draft law implementing the European Union directive governing actions for damages for infringements of competition rules (“Damages Directive”). The drafting process by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs, which was formally in charge of drafting the law, took place in close cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Justice. The draft law still has to be approved by the German government (which is only a formality) and will afterwards be presented to the German parliament, which will very likely make a number of modifications to the draft. While the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs – at least officially – keeps repeating

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Alex Petrasincu, Christopher Rother, The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs publishes a draft law implementing the EU Damages Directive, 1 July 2016, e-Competitions July 2016, Art. N° 80208

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