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Your time starts, now: when the two-year clock for an action for damages arising from an infringement of competition law starts

27 May 2009
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The two-year time limit for bringing a damages claim before the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) based on a competition law infringement decision, is not postponed by appeals against the penalty alone, according to the UK Court of Appeal in its judgment of 22 May 2009 in BCL Old Co & Others v BASF SE & Others.
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