What’s the damage?

What’s the damage?

Measuring harm from exclusionary practices

In Europe, it has become increasingly common for claimants to follow competition law infringement decisions by the European Commission (EC) - or a national competition authority - with private actions for damages in national courts. But these decisions do not automatically write customers or competitors a cheque. Anxious to help claimants achieve compensation, the EC has opened up a debate, in which Frontier Economics has participated, over the obstacles to private litigation.

What’s the damage?