Transposition of the Antitrust Damages Directive into German Law

Kersting, in: Rodger, Ferro and Marcos (eds), The EU Antitrust Damages Directive: Transposition in the Member States (Oxford University Press, due for publication in 2017)

27 Pages Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last revised: 22 Jul 2017

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Christian Kersting

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 7, 2017

Abstract

The article discusses the implementation measures taken by the German legislator to transpose the antitrust damages directive (directive 2014/104/EU on certain rules governing actions for damages under national law for infringements of the competition law provisions of the Member States and of the European Union) by amending the German Act Against Restraints of Competition ("GWB"). The author, who has published his own Draft Implementation Act together with Nicola Preuß (available at SSRN-id2659020), provides a critical analysis of the amendments, focusing particularly on the compatibility with the damages directive.

Keywords: private enforcement, directive 2014/104/EU, implementation, cartel damage claims, European Commission, competition law, German Act Against Restraints of Competition

JEL Classification: K21, K29

Suggested Citation

Kersting, Christian, Transposition of the Antitrust Damages Directive into German Law (July 7, 2017). Kersting, in: Rodger, Ferro and Marcos (eds), The EU Antitrust Damages Directive: Transposition in the Member States (Oxford University Press, due for publication in 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2998586

Christian Kersting (Contact Author)

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf - Faculty of Law ( email )

Universitätsstr. 1
Düsseldorf, D-40225
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