The UK Court of Appeal rules that English court procedures do not allow representative actions on behalf of a class of direct and indirect purchasers of the air-freight cartel (Emerald Supplies/British Airways)

On 18 November 2010, the English Court of Appeal ruled in favour of BritishAirways Plc. in an appeal brought by Emerald Supplies Ltd. and Southern Glass House Produce Ltd. The appeal was launched against a High Court (Chancery Division) decision to strike out the representative element of an action brought against British Airways in relation to its involvement with the air-freight cartel. The appellants, who were customers of British Airways and other airlines that allegedly participated in the air-freight cartel [1], sought to obtain a court Declaration that it was, ‘in

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Zoi Sazaklidou, The UK Court of Appeal rules that English court procedures do not allow representative actions on behalf of a class of direct and indirect purchasers of the air-freight cartel (Emerald Supplies/British Airways), 18 November 2010, e-Competitions November 2010, Art. N° 34063

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