The European Commission adopts a package of measures to facilitate competition law private actions in the EU

1. Introduction and overview The European Commission (the "Commission") on 11 June 2013 adopted a package of measures aimed at facilitating competition law private actions in the EU. The package consists of: A proposal for a Directive on competition law private damages actions in the EU [1] containing measures to facilitate private actions and to regulate the interaction between public and private enforcement of EU competition law. A Recommendation on "horizontal" collective redress in the EU [2] inviting Member States to adopt a collective redress system for injunctive and compensatory relief for all violations of EU law that follows a set of common principles. A Communication on quantifying harm in EU competition law damages actions [3], together with a staff working paper

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  • Novartis (Basel)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (London)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (London)
  • United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)

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Molly Herron, Stephen Wisking, Kim Dietzel, Tamara Todorovic, The European Commission adopts a package of measures to facilitate competition law private actions in the EU, 11 June 2013, e-Competitions June 2013, Art. N° 53102

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