Competition Litigation: UK Practice and Procedure

Hardcover | August 10, 2017

EditorMark Brealey, Nicholas Green

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An indispensable work for competition lawyers in the UK, this book provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of competition litigation in the UK, drawing on the wealth of combined experience of barristers at Brick Court Chambers. It covers both practice and procedure in the UK courts aswell as the Competition Appeal Tribunal. All aspects of case work are covered from commencement of proceedings to remedies, quantum issues, costs, arbitration, mediation and criminal proceedings giving competition lawyers a full analysis of the litigation process.Fully updated in its second edition, coverage is updated to reflect the coming into force of the Treaty of Rome and the Treaty of Lisbon. Updates include coverage of a range of important new case law. Discussion is given of the AkzoNobel case denying privilege for in-house counsel communications;Emerald Supplies Ltd and Anor v British Airways Plc providing further guidance on representative actions in English courts; Cooper Tire and Rubber Company Europe Ltd and Others v Dow Deutschland Inc and Others setting out the jurisdiction of English courts in damages claims; and consideration in theBCL case of time limits under section 47A claims. Other cases considered include BAA v Competiton Commission and R v George and Others. The updated work also considers the increasing move towards electronic disclosure.

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An indispensable work for competition lawyers in the UK, this book provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of competition litigation in the UK, drawing on the wealth of combined experience of barristers at Brick Court Chambers. It covers both practice and procedure in the UK courts aswell as the Competition Appeal Tribunal. All a...

Mark Brealey, QC, is a barrister at Brick Court Chambers. He specialises in EU and Competition Law. He regularly appears before the Courts of England and Wales, before the Competition Appeal Tribunal and before the Court of Justice of the European Communities. He also appears at oral hearings before the competition and regulatory auth...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:928 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:August 10, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199665079

ISBN - 13:9780199665075

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Table of Contents

1. Commencing Proceedings2. Parties and Group Litigation3. Third Party Intervention4. Limitation and Time Periods5. Jurisdiction6. Applicable Law: Rome II7. Strike Out, Rejection, and Summary Judgement8. Interim Remedies9. Disclosure and Access to Documents10. Privilege11. Effect of Previous Decisions12. Factual Evidence13. Expert Evidence14. Burden and Standard of Proof15. Hearings16. Monetary Compensation17. Quantification of Damage18. Final Orders19. Funding and Costs20. Appeals to the Court of Appeal21. References22. Alternative Dispute Resolution23. Arbitration24. Criminal Proceedings

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"...an eminently practical text that arrives at an opportune time when private enforcement of competition law claims before the courts and alternative dispute resolution fora is becoming increasingly important at both the national level as well as across the European Union moregenerally...This reviewer has no hesitation in recommending this book to anyone who practices UK competition law in whatever capacity with an interest in the litigious aspects of competition law more specifically. To be sure, it is essential reading for competition lawyers and will prove equallyuseful to barristers with a speciality in the field." --Gordon Blanke, Global Competition Litigation Review