Vasil Savov

CDC Cartel Damage Claims (Brussels)
Executive Director

Vasil is in charge of the daily management activities in Luxembourg. He is the main point of contact for companies, external experts and lawyers regarding damages cases ran from the Grand-Duchy. Vasil has an extensive experience in competition policy, litigation and consulting. He is a regular speaker at international conferences and a frequent contributor to specialised legal journals. Vasil gives lectures at various universities and participates in various European projects related to private antitrust enforcement. Prior to joining CDC, he worked as a Member of the European Commission’s Legal Service and clerked for a judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union. Vasil studied law at the universities of Strasbourg, Cork and Luxembourg.


Auteurs associés

CDC Cartel Damage Claims (Brussels)
CDC Cartel Damage Claims (Brussels)


Vasil Savov (CDC)
Vasil Savov 28 mars 2019 Paris
Vasil Savov (CDC Cartel Damage Claims)
Vasil Savov 29 mars 2018 Paris
Vasil Savov - Transposition de la directive Dommages - 10 mars 2017
Vasil Savov 10 mars 2017 Paris


7905 Bulletin

Vasil Savov, Juraj Siska, Julia Suderow The Madrid Commercial Court requests a preliminary ruling to the EU Court of Justice concerning the international competence of the court which was contested by the defendants (RH / AB Volvo)


Choice of forum delicti in EU-wide cartel damages cases (C-30/20, RH vs Volvo) Does Art. 7(2) Brussels I bis determine territorial jurisdiction within the EU Member States, Madrid Commercial Court asks EU Court of Justice. The request for a preliminary ruling from the Madrid Commercial Court (...)

Vasil Savov, Juraj Siska The EU Court of Justice provides guidance on the interpretation of the place of the harmful event under Regulation Brussels I bis for the determination of alternative grounds of jurisdiction in pan-European cartel damages cases (Tibor-Trans / DAF Trucks)


With its judgment of 29 July 2019 in Case C-451/18,Tibor-Trans (the ‘Judgment’), the EU Court of Justice (the ‘CJEU’) clarified the competence of national courts to hear damage actions relating to pan-European infringements of Art. 101 TFEU under Regulation 1215/2012 Brussels I bis (in short (...)

Till Schreiber, Vasil Savov Advocate General Szpunar renders an opinion on publication of information about the functioning of an illegal cartel acquired via leniency statements (Evonik Degussa)


Presenting public knowledge : Leniency programmes and cartels* By his opinion of 21 July 2016 in Case C-162/15 P, Evonik Degussa, Advocate General (AG) Maciej Szpunar of the EU Court of Justice confirmed that information on the functioning of a clandestine cartel, even when it originates from (...)

Vasil Savov The EU Court of Justice gives a clear indication that sufficiently substantiated requests for access to documents from cartel victims are a matter of public interest (EnBW)


On 9 November 2007, Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (“EnBW”) sought from the European Commission (“Commission”), on the basis of Regulation No 1049/2001 (the “Regulation”), access to all documents in the file relating to the proceeding that led to the adoption of the Gas insulated switchgear decision (...)

Vasil Savov The AG Kokott of the EU Court of Justice states that the law of the EU precludes domestic legislation which categorically excludes any civil liability of undertakings belonging to a cartel for umbrella damages (Kone)


Advocate General Kokott stated that the law of the European Union precludes the interpretation and application of domestic legislation enacted by a Member State which categorically excludes any civil liability of undertakings belonging to a cartel for loss resulting from the fact that an (...)

1243 Revue

Irène Luc, Vasil Savov Irène Luc (Autorité de la concurrence) : Actions en réparation des pratiques anticoncurrentielles - Etats des lieux en France et dans l’Union


Interview réalisée à l’occasion de la conférence “Actions en réparation des pratiques anticoncurrentielles”, du 28 mars 2019 à la Cour d’Appel de Paris, dans le cadre du panel dédié à l’évaluation du préjudice avec Etienne Pfister (Autorité de la concurrence), Rafael Amaro (Université Paris Descartes), Aymeric (...)

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