Does arbitration offer an effective forum when fighting for competition damages?
Competition damages claims for businesses and individuals looking to recover losses suffered a result of anticompetitive behaviour have increased significantly in recent years. High-profile claims such as the Trucks Cartel case against five truck manufacturers have been prominent in the news.
William Towell explores some of the forums available to pursue these claims within the EU, and analyses the effectiveness of arbitration. Why is it that comparatively few damages claims have been pursued through arbitration? It is not completely surprising, he argues, and sets out why that is.
This article was first published by Competition Policy International on 10th July 2019.