The EU Court of justice AG Rantos clarifies the temporal scope of the directive on the compensation of victims of anticompetitive practices (RM / AB Volvo / DAF Trucks)

Truck cartel in Spain: Advocate General Rantos clarifies the temporal scope of the directive on the compensation of victims of anti-competitive practices* On 19 July 2016, the European Commission found that a number of truck manufacturers, including AB Volvo and DAF Trucks, had participated from 1997 to 2011 in a cartel, inter alia, on the price of trucks. [1] Having purchased, during 2006 and 2007, three trucks manufactured by those two companies, RM brought an action before a Spanish court, on 1 April 2018, seeking compensation for the harm allegedly suffered as a result of the anti-competitive conduct. His claim for damages was upheld in part by the first-instance court, and Volvo and DAF Trucks were ordered to pay compensation equating to 15% of the purchase price of the trucks.

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European Court of Justice, The EU Court of justice AG Rantos clarifies the temporal scope of the directive on the compensation of victims of anticompetitive practices (RM / AB Volvo / DAF Trucks), 28 octobre 2021, e-Competitions November 2021 - II, Art. N° 103556

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