This survey will discuss the developments with regard to claims for damages resulting from competition law infringements in the three most prominent jurisdictions in this area: the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Germany. This survey relates to the period July 2014–July 2016.1

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In the previous survey covering 2013–2014,2 it was noted that actions for damages were still in their early stages and to a large extent related to procedural questions like jurisdiction, a stay of the legal proceedings and disclosure of documents. Although this is still the case for many actions today, more and more judgements on the merits have been issued. In this survey, a distinction will be made between claims for damages based on antitrust decisions by the European Commission (EC) or national competition authorities (follow-on damages claims) and...

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