ACTION FOR DAMAGES (INFRINGEMENTS OF THE COMPETITION LAW PROVISIONS)

Directive 2014/104/EU ‘lays down new rules allowing firms that are victims of cartel or antitrust violations to be compensated for damages. It also seeks to make leniency programmes more efficient (i.e. cases where firms that admit their involvement in a cartel or abuses of dominant market positions pay a reduced fine or are given immunity)’ [Source: http://eur-lex.europa.eu].