25 January 2016
The fast track Competition Remedies Procedure has been used for the first time
In January 2016, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) dealt with the first case to be brought under the ‘fast track’ competition litigation procedure, recently introduced under s81 and Schedule 8 of the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
The new fast track procedure was designed to allow, primarily, small and medium-sized enterprises to gain fast and effective relief from competition law infringements. This amended relevant sections of the Competition Act 1998 and Schedule 4 of the Enterprise Act...