CONFERENCE: COMPETITION POLICY - ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT - COMPENSATION - DAMAGES

Case study: ABB/BritNed (3rd Private Enforcement Conference: The current state of private enforcement in the EU and France - Paris Court of Appeal, March 28th, 2019)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. ABB/BritNed Luís Campos Associate Director, Frontier Economics, Paris/London On 9 October 2018, the High Court of England and Wales issued its judgement on the litigation opposing ABB and BritNed, following a 2004 decision by the European Commission (EC) which found that ABB had participated in a cartel between 2000 and 2008. The ABB/BritNed case is one of the few cartel follow-on damages claim to reach the judgement phase. This judgement therefore provides valuable insights into the specific issues of damage estimation following a cartel. This article presents the parties' key arguments as well as the approach adopted by the English Court. 1.

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Luis Campos, Case study: ABB/BritNed (3rd Private Enforcement Conference: The current state of private enforcement in the EU and France - Paris Court of Appeal, March 28th, 2019), September 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 90924, www.concurrences.com

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