Damage litigation

Heaton, Nicholas; Levitt, Matthew
July 2007
Utility Week;7/27/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on issues regarding the Office of Fair Trading's proposals on competition law mean damages claims could soon be coming thick and fast. It is also a timely reminder for all businesses, especially those in areas with particular competition compliance issues, such as the utility and energy sectors, that competition law damages claims are possible now and are becoming more common.


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