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Competence: The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that, in the absence of a specialised national court, the court with jurisdiction to hear actions for compensation for anti-competitive damage is the court in whose jurisdiction the claimant purchased the goods or the court in whose jurisdiction the claimant’s registered office is located if the goods were purchased in several places (RH / AB Volvo)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The questions raised by the jurisdiction of national courts to hear actions for damages for anti-competitive practices continue to give rise to abundant case law, which nevertheless tends towards greater clarification as to the fate of litigants (see CJEU, 21 May 2015, Cartel Damage Claims (CDC) Hydrogen Peroxide, aff. C-352/13, this Chronique, A. Lacresse, Concurrences n° 3-2015, Art. N° 75100, pp. 145-146 ; CJEU, 5 Jul. 2018, flyLAL-Lithuanian Airlines, Case C-27/17, this Chronicle, A. Lacresse, Concurrences n° 4-2018, Art. N° 88226, pp. 166-168 ; CJEU, 29 Jul. 2019, Tibor-Trans, Case C-451/18, EU:C:2019:635, this

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Alexandre Lacresse, Barbara Monti, Competence: The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that, in the absence of a specialised national court, the court with jurisdiction to hear actions for compensation for anti-competitive damage is the court in whose jurisdiction the claimant purchased the goods or the court in whose jurisdiction the claimant’s registered office is located if the goods were purchased in several places (RH / AB Volvo), 15 July 2021, Concurrences N° 4-2021, Art. N° 103486, pp. 141-142

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