In the aftermath of Directive 2014/104/EU (Directive), Spain appears to be one of the most active jurisdictions dealing with antitrust damages cases. In particular, a multitude of Spanish courts have been seized with actions for compensation in relation to the European Trucks Cartel (Case AT.39824-Trucks). In that context, preliminary ruling requests were addressed by Spanish judges to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on key legal aspects such as the establishment of alternative forum delicti under Article 7(2) of Brussels I bis Regulation (C-30/20, RH vs Volvo) and the civil liability of legal entities that are part of the same economic unit but not addressees of fining decisions (C-882/19,Sumal). Recently, a reference (C-267/20,RM vs Volvo et DAF Trucks) was
The EU Court of Justice receives a request for a preliminary ruling from the Léon Court of Appeal on the temporal application of the Damages Directive provisions on limitation and quantification of harm (Volvo / DAF Trucks)
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