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Class actions in competition law: European international private law issues

In spite of numerous studies on the development of private enforcement in Europe, the international dimension of collective actions has been neglected. This article studies the present situation in European international private law. Whatever the topic (introduction of the action, recognition and effects of the decision, treatment of parallel proceedings), the solutions are not satisfactory.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. [1] 1. In the context of a study on the difficulties raised by the transposition of Directive 2014/104/EU, devoting a communication to collective actions in private international law may seem ancillary, as the subject is at the crossroads of two private enforcement themes that are still little developed, at least in France: collective actions and international actions. In this area, doctrine preceded practice. The interest of internationalists in "collective action" is long-standing. In recent years [2]alone, it has given rise to several collective studies. From an international perspective, particular mention should be made of the work of a working

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Laurence Idot, Class actions in competition law: European international private law issues, February 2016, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 77366, pp. 61-72

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