It could be at least another year before collective claims for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck makers is heard pending the outcome of another case in the Supreme Court. Steven Meyerhoff, director at solicitor Backhouse Jones, said the process had been halted by another landmark case that is testing the standards applied to a collective proceedings order in a major competition claim. Backhouse Jones is working with the RHA on its proposed claim, which has 11,100 operators […]
Scania is to appeal today’s €881m (£771m) fine from the European Commission (EC) over price-fixing, after refuting the findings.
A third group action has been registered with the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) seeking redress for those affected by the €3bn truck price-fixing cartel.
It could be another 18 months before claims for damages from thousands of hauliers in relation to the truck manufacturers’ price-fixing cartel are resolved, according to a lawyer involved in the case.