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The EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions

The EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions requires the 28 EU Member States to adapt their laws and procedures to comply with the Directive by 27 December 2016 at the latest. It establishes a basic right to claim damages for loss caused by antitrust infringements, and establishes a minimum framework of rules concerning proof of the infringement, the measure of damages, the right to obtain document disclosure in support of a claim, the so-called passing-on defence, limitation periods, joint and several liability, and contributions among joint infringers.

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Andrea Hamilton, McDermott Law Firm, Antitrust Attorney
Partner

Andrea Hamilton is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in its Brussels office.  She is a member of the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group.  Formerly based in the Firm’s Washington DC office, Andrea focuses her practice on mergers, acquisitions, government investigations, and complex antitrust litigation, with significant experience in life sciences, high tech, pharmaceuticals, defence, consumer products, health care and chemicals industries.

Andrea’s broad industry experience includes particular focus in the aerospace and defense, life sciences,...

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Lionel Lesur, Corporate Competition Attorney, McDermott Will, law firm, Paris
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Lionel Lesur is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery and is based in the Firm’s Paris office. He focuses his practice on corporate law and competition law.

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Wilko van Weert, EU Competition Lawyer, McDermott Will Emery, Brussels Law firm
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Wilko van Weert is a partner in the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery, based in its Brussels office.  His practice focuses on EU competition, EU regulatory and EU trade law, with a particular emphasis on the interface between competition and intellectual property law.  This is reflected in his significant representation of clients in the media and broadcasting sector, as well as those in industries such as high-tech electronics, automotive, aviation, biotechnology, oil and paper.

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