Nov-07(1)

In this issue: Devenish v. Sanofi-Aventis Jon Lawrence, Elaine Whiteford, Nov 07, 2007 Cartel Damages in England: Exemplary Damages Rejected In Devenish and others v Sanofi-Aventis and others, the English High Court recently held that exemplary damages are not available to claimants bringing actions against cartelists that have already been fined by the European Commission, […]

The FTC’s Quixotic Pursuit of the Whole Foods/Wild Oats Merger

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Rick Dumas-Eymard, Nov 07, 2007 A little over two months ago, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) challenge of the acquisition by natural and organic foods retailer Whole Foods of its rival Wild Oats seemed all but dead in the water. On August […]

Cartel Damages in England: Exemplary Damages Rejected

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Jon Lawrence, Elaine Whiteford, Nov 07, 2007 In Devenish and others v Sanofi-Aventis and others, the English High Court recently held that exemplary damages are not available to claimants bringing actions against cartelists that have already been fined by the European Commission, even […]

Private Damages Actions: A U.S. Perspective on Importing U.S. Damages Actions to the EU

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Kent Bernard, Oct 29, 2007 I. Introduction On December 19, 2005 the European Commission published for public consultation a Green Paper on Damages Actions for Breach of EC Antitrust Rules (“the Green Paper”). The stated aim was to design a more efficient system […]