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Strengthening the Arbitrator’s Role in Competition Law through the Directive on Actions for Damages

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A new article entitled “Strengthening the Arbitrator’s Role in Competition Law through the Directive on Actions for Damages”, co-authored by Benoit Le BARS (Managing Partner) and Lucian ILIE (Senior Associate), has been published in the International Business Law Journal (Sweet & Maxwell – Volume 4 of 2017).

The analysis according to which the assessment of anticompetitive conduct should be reserved to specialised authorities and to national courts is now dated. While arbitrators can easily be recognised as adjudicators of competition law for private enforcement, even considered by some as the ideal adjudicators of competition law, it remains that, in some cases, they evade that status. Read more about this article and order a full version here (in English and French):

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