Competition Damages: Latest developments

    20 Nov 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

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    Date(s) - 20/11/2014
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Goldsmiths Centre

    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.