ALERTS: CARTELS - EUROPEAN UNION - DAMAGES - PRICE CARTEL – COMPETENCE

Competence: The Court of Justice rules that, in the absence of a specialised court at national level, an undertaking which has made its purchases in a single place must bring proceedings before the court of the place where the goods were acquired, whereas an undertaking which has purchased them in several places may bring proceedings before the court within whose jurisdiction its registered office is situated (RH / Volvo)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 15 July 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union also ruled on a highly practical question, namely which courts have jurisdiction to rule on actions for damages, particularly, as in the present case, in respect of anti-competitive practices. In its judgment in Case C-30/20 (RH v AB Volvo and Others)the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that, in the absence of a specialised national court for this type of action, an undertaking which has made its purchases in a single place must bring its action before the court for the place where the goods were acquired, whereas an undertaking which has purchased them in several places may bring

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Alain Ronzano, Competence: The Court of Justice rules that, in the absence of a specialised court at national level, an undertaking which has made its purchases in a single place must bring proceedings before the court of the place where the goods were acquired, whereas an undertaking which has purchased them in several places may bring proceedings before the court within whose jurisdiction its registered office is situated (RH / Volvo), 15 July 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 101566, www.concurrences.com

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