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Is in the European Union excessively difficult for consumers to be compensated for the harm suffered due to the infringements of the EU competition law?

Stanulionis, Tomas LU (2013) JAEM01 20131
Department of Law
Abstract
Through this study were discussed the main issues regarding consumer compensation of damages which they suffer due to the infringements of the EU competition rules.

In the first chapter of the study were discussed the issues of rise of the right to damages, the questions whether consumers as end purchasers have the right to claim damages in the EU, which was answered in the positive. Furthermore, in next sections elements of the right to damages (fault, causal link), amount of damage to be compensated and procedural differences of stand alone and follow-on actions were discussed and analyzed in the context of EU law.

In the second chapter main obstacles, procedural and economic, which consumers may face should they decide to launch... (More)
Through this study were discussed the main issues regarding consumer compensation of damages which they suffer due to the infringements of the EU competition rules.

In the first chapter of the study were discussed the issues of rise of the right to damages, the questions whether consumers as end purchasers have the right to claim damages in the EU, which was answered in the positive. Furthermore, in next sections elements of the right to damages (fault, causal link), amount of damage to be compensated and procedural differences of stand alone and follow-on actions were discussed and analyzed in the context of EU law.

In the second chapter main obstacles, procedural and economic, which consumers may face should they decide to launch damage action were discussed and analyzed. Most of these obstacles were identified and some solutions proposed by the Commission in its White and Green papers on damages revealed, nonetheless, in the papers not all issues were addressed.

In the final chapter this study tries to look into the most appropriate practices and solutions which could improve and give more incentives for consumers to file damage claims in the EU. (Less)
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author
Stanulionis, Tomas LU
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JAEM01 20131
year
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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language
English
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3916893
date added to LUP
2013-09-06 14:53:41
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2013-09-06 14:53:41
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  abstract     = {Through this study were discussed the main issues regarding consumer compensation of damages which they suffer due to the infringements of the EU competition rules.

In the first chapter of the study were discussed the issues of rise of the right to damages, the questions whether consumers as end purchasers have the right to claim damages in the EU, which was answered in the positive. Furthermore, in next sections elements of the right to damages (fault, causal link), amount of damage to be compensated and procedural differences of stand alone and follow-on actions were discussed and analyzed in the context of EU law.

In the second chapter main obstacles, procedural and economic, which consumers may face should they decide to launch damage action were discussed and analyzed. Most of these obstacles were identified and some solutions proposed by the Commission in its White and Green papers on damages revealed, nonetheless, in the papers not all issues were addressed.

In the final chapter this study tries to look into the most appropriate practices and solutions which could improve and give more incentives for consumers to file damage claims in the EU.},
  author       = {Stanulionis, Tomas},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Is in the European Union excessively difficult for consumers to be compensated for the harm suffered due to the infringements of the EU competition law?},
  year         = {2013},
}