Detail of outcome
Having considered the responses received, we have decided to take a light-touch approach to implementation. Wherever possible we will rely on existing legislation, case law or Court Rules. Where necessary we will legislate to ensure that we fully implement the directive.
Detail of feedback received
We received 26 responses to the consultation. These mainly came from:
- competition lawyers
- consumer representative bodies
This consultation ran from to
We're seeking your views on how we propose to implement the EU directive on rules governing actions for damages.
The Damages Directive is designed to make it easier for businesses and individuals to claim for compensation when they have been victims of a breach of European competition law.
This document sets out the changes we believe we need to make to UK law in order to implement the directive.