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See translation in english Spain: The Audiencia Provincial de León dismisses the appeals lodged by truck makers confirming the commercial court’s conclusion that the cartel caused a 15% overprice, after the Court of Justice of the European Union clarified the temporal application of the Damages Directive to truck cartel cases (Volvo / DAF Trucks)

Spain : The Audiencia Provincial de León dismisses the appeals lodged by truck makers confirming the commercial court’s conclusion that the cartel caused a 15% overprice, after the Court of Justice of the European Union clarified the temporal application of the Damages Directive to truck cartel cases (Volvo / DAF Trucks)

The Audiencia Provincial de León has dismissed the appeals lodged by two truck manufacturers, Volvo and DAF Trucks, against a commercial court judgment which awarded damages amounting to €10,906 after the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) clarified the temporal application of the Damages Directive to the truck cartel litigation. In October 2019, a commercial court of León partially upheld the damages action filed by a trucks purchaser who claimed €38,148 as overcharge for the purchase of three trucks (Commercial Court nº 8 of León, judgment of 15 October 2019, appeal nº 170/2018). The commercial court considered the cartel caused a 15% overcharge and thus ordered the truck manufacturers to pay damages amounting to €10,906, plus legal interests from the date on which the claim was

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Rafael Allendesalazar, Beatriz Sanchez-Ortiz, Spain: The Audiencia Provincial de León dismisses the appeals lodged by truck makers confirming the commercial court’s conclusion that the cartel caused a 15% overprice, after the Court of Justice of the European Union clarified the temporal application of the Damages Directive to truck cartel cases (Volvo / DAF Trucks), 19 September 2022, Concurrences N° 4-2022, Art. N° 109269, pp. 172-173

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