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    Litigation in Europe after Passage of the EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions

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    On 26 November 2014, the European Union adopted a long-awaited European Directive on private damages for antitrust violations. EU Member States have until 27 December 2016 to implement the Directive into national law. The Directive concludes an almost 10 year effort by the European Commission to harmonize the laws of 28 Member States -- at least regarding certain aspects of private damages actions. The incoming EU Competition Commissioner, Margaret Vestager, welcomed the Directive as “making it easier for European citizens and companies to receive effective compensation for harm caused by antitrust violations”. Since the Directive does not aim at full harmonization, what are the aspects it addresses? Which issues have been left open and what are the implications for private damages actions in Europe after implementation of the Directive?

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    * Juergen Schindler, Allen & Overy Brussels

    Speakers: 

    * Emanuela Canetta, DG Competition, EU Comm'n Brussels
    * Kaarli Eichhorn, General Electric Brussels
    * Luke Haasbeek, DG Competition, EU Comm'n Brussels
    * Mary Lehner, Freshfields, Bruckhause, Deringer, Washington
    * D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville

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    Litigation in Europe after Passage of the EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions

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    Format

    Teleconference

    Date

    Dec 15, 2014

    2014-12-15T12:00:00-05:00 2014-12-15T13:30:00-05:00 Litigation in Europe after Passage of the EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions

    On 26 November 2014, the European Union adopted a long-awaited European Directive on private damages for antitrust violations. EU Member States have until 27 December 2016 to implement the Directive into national law. The Directive concludes an almost 10 year effort by the European Commission to harmonize the laws of 28 Member States -- at least regarding certain aspects of private damages actions. The incoming EU Competition Commissioner, Margaret Vestager, welcomed the Directive as “making it easier for European citizens and companies to receive effective compensation for harm caused by antitrust violations”. Since the Directive does not aim at full harmonization, what are the aspects it addresses? Which issues have been left open and what are the implications for private damages actions in Europe after implementation of the Directive?

    Moderator:
     
    * Juergen Schindler, Allen & Overy Brussels

    Speakers: 

    * Emanuela Canetta, DG Competition, EU Comm'n Brussels
    * Kaarli Eichhorn, General Electric Brussels
    * Luke Haasbeek, DG Competition, EU Comm'n Brussels
    * Mary Lehner, Freshfields, Bruckhause, Deringer, Washington
    * D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville

    FREE:  Antitrust Section Members, Government, Nonprofit Employees and Students
    $25.00:  Other Non Members

    Learn about Section membership or call 800-285-2221 to join with source code RAT14IP25.  Instructions for accessing the live program will be provided in a confirmation email. 
    For this and all upcoming events visit:  http://AmBar.org/ATEvents.

    CLE 
    The ABA is not seeking CLE credit for this program.

    Audio Archive
    Provided that all releases are obtained, MP3 recordings of this program will be available to Section members on the Committee Program Audio page.

     

     

     

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