Screen Cartel Cases set the Boundary: Territorial Limits of EU Cartel Damages

By Nicholas Heaton

The English High Court has given important guidance on the territorial scope of EU cartel damages claims in two recent judgments, both concerning cases brought by the same group of claimants. These cases both addressed an issue that has arisen in a number of recent cartel damages claims: Can claims for breach of EU competition law be made in respect of purchases made outside the EU? Claimants have sought to adopt novel arguments in order to bring such claims in an attempt to bring in one place claims concerning worldwide purchases. The first of these judgments makes clear…

ACCESS TO THIS ARTICLE IS RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIBERS

Please sign in or join us
to access premium content!