Are cases too good to litigate? Cost recovery in antitrust collective actions in the UK

Adrian Render, Sebastian Peyer

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Abstract

The UK’s collective action regime has not taken off as many predicted, partly because the majority of funders (and lawyers) believe that success fees can only be received post-distribution (Rule 93(4)). This article shows that belief is based on an incorrect, simplistic, reading of the legislation and CAT Rules.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-12
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean Competition Law Review
Volume41
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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