The Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf declares a claim admissible for damages against cartel member (CDC / Cartel Damage Claims)

In its decision dated May 14, 2008, the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf held that an action for damages against members of a former cartel brought by a company, the business model of which is to acquire, bundle and bring claims of the cartel members' customers, is admissible. This specific case concerns claims against the members of a former cartel in the concrete industry. The action for damages is being brought by a Belgium company called “CDC - Cartel Damage Claims”. The business of the company is to acquire potential damages claims from customers of the cartel members. The

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Justus Herrlinger, The Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf declares a claim admissible for damages against cartel member (CDC / Cartel Damage Claims), 14 May 2008, e-Competitions May 2008, Art. N° 19856

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