Court clutch control and private competition actions

03 Mar 2016 | by Monckton Chambers

”Competition analysis: Anneli Howard of Monckton Chambers looks at the issues raised following the transfer of the Sainsbury’s v MasterCard case from the High Court to the new Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) by order of Mr Justice Barling on 1 December 2015.

Original news

CAT appeal: Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd v MasterCard Incorporated and Others—Order of the High Court (pursuant to section 6 Enterprise Act 2002), LNB News 04/12/2015 120

By an order dated 1 December 2015, the High Court ordered that, in Case 1241/7/15 (T) Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd v MasterCard Incorporated and Others, the parts of the proceedings relating to a claim to which the section 47A of the Competition Act 1998 applies, and those parts of the proceedings relating to an infringement issue under section 16(6) of the Enterprise Act 2002 (EnA 2002) are transferred to the CAT pursuant to EnA 2002, s 16(4).”

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