The English High Court clarifies approach to be taken when considering striking out competition law claims (Sel-Imperial Limited / The British Standards Institution)

With the jurisdiction of England and Wales becoming an increasingly popular forum for competition law claims, potential litigants continue to observe with interest how the peculiarities of English civil procedure will be applied in the competition law context. This case concerned the English courts' jurisdiction to strike out cases that disclose no reasonable grounds for bringing the claim or have no real prospect of success (English Civil Procedure Rules 3.4(2)(a) and 24.2(a)(i) respectively). The claimant in the case, Sel Imperial

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  • Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

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Morris Schonberg, The English High Court clarifies approach to be taken when considering striking out competition law claims (Sel-Imperial Limited / The British Standards Institution), 23 April 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin Automobile, Art. N° 31649

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