Private enforcement of antitrust law in France (Sept. 2018 - June 2019)

This period is full of judgments from the Court of Justice of the European Union, which reveals, in hollow, some shortcomings of the 2014/104/EU Directive. In addition, the usual issues are front and centre: extinguishing prescription, problems related to the specialisation of internal jurisdictions and “discounting” the indemnity claim.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Selected decisions rendered in the comment period. The decisions commented on are marked with an asterisk, the others are simply cited for information and a brief mention is made of their interest. CJEU, Oct. 24, 2018, Apple Sales International, aff. C-595/17, ECLI:EU:C:2018:854*Cogeco v. Sport TV Portugal et al, Case C-637/17, ECLI:EU:C:2019:263*, 28 March 2019.CJEU, 14 March 2019, Vantaan kaupunki v Skanska Industrial Solutions Oy et al, Case C-724/17, ECLI:EU:C:2019:204*.CAELE, Sept. 17, 2018, Nye Kystlink AS/Color Group AS and Color Line AS, aff. E-10/17Cass 1st civ. 30 Jan. 2019, No 16-25.259; Bull. civ. I, No 84, ECLI:EN:CCASS:2019:C100084CAA

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Rafael P. Amaro, Private enforcement of antitrust law in France (Sept. 2018 - June 2019), September 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 91223, pp. 230-246

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