This article by Ken Daly of the Brussels office notes that steps toward private litigation (including U.S.-style class actions) with respect to anticompetitive behavior in the EU are well underway and the prospect of EU-wide criminal sanctions is closer than many realize.
© 2007 Bloomberg L.P. Originally published in the Bloomberg European Business Law Journal.
Bloomberg European Business Law Journal
Cartels and Deterrence - Creeping Criminalisation and the Class Action Boom