The England & Wales Court of Appeal dismisses a damages claim against a smart card chips cartel on the ground that the suit is barred by the statute of limitations (Gemalto)

The Danger of Waiting for a Finding of Anticompetitive Behaviour, Part 2: UK Court of Appeal Agrees Gemalto’s Claim Against the Smart Card Chips Cartel is Time Barred* The limitations period for cartel damages cases in the United Kingdom has not finished evolving, as evidenced by two recent significant decisions. In the first noteworthy decision, on 10 June 2022, the UK Court of Appeal handed down its judgment dismissing the appeal brought by Gemalto Holding BV. We analysed the first instance decision in a prior blog post. Gemalto appealed the decision of Mrs. Justice Bacon, who found that Gemalto had sufficient information to bring a claim

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