ON TOPIC: DIRECTIVE 2014/14/UE - IMPLEMENTATION - ACTIONS FOR DAMAGES - INFRINGEMENTS OF THE COMPETITION LAW - COMPARATIVE LAW

Implementation of EU Directive 2014/104 on actions for damages for infringements of competition law

The directive on actions for damages for infringements of the competition law has been published on 26 november 2014. This On Topic aims to show the principal issues that arise from the expected implementation of the directive on national laws.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Presentation Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi Professor of Private Law, University of Caen Basse-Normandie 1. The reflection initiated in Brussels more than ten years ago - the green paper on private enforcement actions dates back to 2005 - led to the publication of the directive of 26 November 2014 on damages actions for breach of the law on anti-competitive practices. Until then, these actions were subject to national civil liability rules, subject to the principles of equivalence and effectiveness. The directive overturns this autonomy of national laws, as a significant part of the rules applicable to the matter is to be harmonized. The choices made do not

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Florian Wagner-von Papp, Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Silvia Pietrini, Florian Bien, Rafael P. Amaro, Ashley E. Bass, Peter D. Camesasca, Paul Hitchings, Luis Loras, Miguel Angel Malo, Implementation of EU Directive 2014/104 on actions for damages for infringements of competition law, May 2015, Concurrences N° 2-2015, Art. N° 72303, pp. 11-37

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