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CAT Rules on Disclosure in Peugeot S.A. and others v NSK Ltd and others

The CAT’s specific disclosure ruling addresses the use of licensing to support anticompetitive behaviour. By John D. Colahan and Calum M. Warren On 2 March 2018, the Chairman of the UK Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) granted an application for further specific disclosure in Peugeot S.A. and others v NSK Ltd and others. The disclosure relates … Continue Reading

The Competition Appeal Tribunal Hands Down its Highest Ever Damages Award in a Flurry of Firsts

By Hayley Pizzey The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has ordered MasterCard Incorporated (MasterCard) and others to pay £68.6 million in damages to Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd (Sainsbury’s). The CAT held that MasterCard restricted competition by setting UK Multilateral Interchange Fees (MIFs) between December 2006 and December 2015 (the ‘relevant period’). This judgment represents the largest damages … Continue Reading

Opt-out collective actions cross the pond

By Jumana Rahman The Consumer Rights Act 2015 entered into force on 1 October 2015. The Act develops the law on private enforcement of competition law infringements, in a radical manner. Previously, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) could only hear collective actions in reasonably limited circumstances, as such actions could only be brought on an … Continue Reading
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