The EU White Paper for Damages Actions: A First Appraisal
Assimakis Komninos, The EU White Paper for damages actions: A first appraisal, May 2008, Concurrences N° 2-2008, Art. N° 16484, pp. 84-92, https://www.concurrences.com/en/review/issues/no-2-2008/articles-en/the-eu-white-paper-for-damages-actions-a-first-appraisal-en
Posted: 11 May 2021
Date Written: May 4, 2008
The European Commission has published early April 2008 its White Paper on damages actions for antitrust violations. The White Paper makes a number of important specific proposals with the aim to facilitate civil antitrust claims for damages in Europe that will certainly create a lot of discussions. What follows is a first appraisal of these proposals in light of their stated objectives: compensation of victims and increased deterrence.
Keywords: European Union, Procedures, Damages, Leniency, Cooperation between NCAs, European Competition Network, Class action
JEL Classification: K21
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