The Netherlands Post-Damages Directive: Will the Popularity as a Preferred Forum for Actions for Damages for Competition Law Infringements Increase?

The Dutch Government implemented the EU Damages Directive into national law. The implementation act essentially aims to ensure that anyone who was suffered harm caused by an infringement of competition law can effectively exercise their right to full compensation.

As an increasing number of damages actions are being brought for infringements of competition law before courts in the Netherlands, the future will tell whether the implementation will further increase the attractiveness of the Netherlands as a preferred forum for antitrust actions for damages or whether other jurisdictions will also (or further) attract popularity.

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This material was first published by Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited in Ivan Pico & Sanne Bowers, The Netherlands Post-Damages Directive: Will the Popularity as a Preferred Forum for Actions for Damages for Competition Law Infringements Increase?, G.C.L.R., Issue 2, and is reproduced by agreement with the Publishers.


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