The Milan Court provides guidance on the application of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure to a private enforcement action following the decision of the EU Commission imposing fines on a truck cartel (Torchiani / Tecnofoodpack / Iveco)

1.- Introduction After the adoption of the European Commission Decision, on 19 July 2016, imposing fines of over 2.9 billion Euro on the most important truck manufacturers (i.e. the so-called case AT.39824 – Trucks) [1], a copious series of antitrust damages actions have been promoted all over Europe. In particular, within the Italian legal system, the Turin-based truck manufacturer, Iveco S.p.A. (“Iveco”), as well as the other truck manufacturers involved in the European Commission investigation, are dealing with several antitrust damages claims, brought by truck purchasers (allegedly damaged by the exchange of information on gross list prices sanctioned by the European Commission). These lawsuits are actually pending before the Courts of Milan, Rome and Naples, the three courts

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Carlotta Frascoli, The Milan Court provides guidance on the application of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure to a private enforcement action following the decision of the EU Commission imposing fines on a truck cartel (Torchiani / Tecnofoodpack / Iveco), 10 May 2019, e-Competitions May 2019, Art. N° 90916

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