European Union Law

Skanska: Parent Companies Are Liable for Cartel Damages Caused By Their Liquidated Subsidiaries

In a landmark judgment on March 14, 2019 (Case C‑724/17, Vantaa vs. Skanska Industrial Solutions and others), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that companies cannot use corporate restructuring to escape their liability for cartel damages, setting an important precedent for future claims for damages under

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When is complicated too complicated?

The Shorter and Flexible Trial Procedures were introduced with the express intention of allowing “dispute resolution on a commercial timescale”. The procedures were introduced after pilot schemes. At the time it was said that: “The aim of both pilot schemes is to achieve shorter and earlier trials for business related

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