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Competition & Antitrust

16 January 2020
Catharina Richter Cartel damage claims for indirect damage: questioning German law on cartel damages after ECJ decision

Germany - Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under German law, a plaintiff does not only have to prove the unlawful behaviour of a liable party (ie, in the case of cartel damages, a competition law infringement such as a cartel) and any damage caused by this behaviour; the Act Against Restraints of Competition also requires a plaintiff to be "affected" by unlawful behaviour. However, the broad wording of the act could still be too restrictive in light of a recent European Court of Justice decision and will therefore have to be amended or reinterpreted.

Author: Catharina Richter
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