Competition Damages: Latest developments


20 Nov, 2014    
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Me Hotel
336-337 Strand, London, Greater London, WC2R 1HA

Event Type

20th November 2014 | Goldsmiths Centre, 42 Britton Street, London EC1M 5AD
6:00pm for 6:30pm start | 1 CPD

Chaired by Jon Turner QC

George Peretz: Disclosure issues – hot topics

  • Obtaining Commission Decisions before they are publically available
  • The presumption of innocence: the scope of Pergan Hilfstoffe
  • Leniency material
  • Procedural issues: sincere cooperation and the interaction between the national court and the EU Commission in damages claims

Anneli Howard: The impact of recent legislative reforms: what do they mean for damages actions

  • The draft Damages Directive
  • The Consumer Rights Bill
  • Recommendations for collective redress

Paul Harris QC: Is there a role for the common law economic torts after Newson/Air Cargo?

  • Intentionally causing loss by unlawful means
  • Conspiracy to injure by unlawful means


Laura Elizabeth John: Proving damage

  • Constructing a counterfactual: case law and practicalities
  • Umbrella damages
  • How interesting is interest? Recoverability of compound interest, and approaches and techniques for proving interest losses.

Panel discussion and Q&A

How to register
Our seminars are free to attend. To ensure your place, please RSVP to Claire Alderman or call 020 7468 6345.