The English High Court (“High Court”) has issued an important judgment in the claim that Gemalto group companies (“Gemalto”) brought against Infineon (“Infineon”) and Renesas Electronics (“Renesas”) companies, for damages arising from the smart card chips cartel (Gemalto NV and others v Infineon Technologies AG  EWHC 156 (Ch), the “Judgment”). The claim arises
Louise Freeman represents parties in complex commercial disputes, and co-chairs the firm’s Commercial Litigation and European Dispute Resolution Practice Groups.
Described by Legal 500 as “one of London’s most effective partners” and by Chambers as “a class act,” Louise helps clients to navigate challenging situations in a range of industries, including life sciences, technology and financial markets. Most of her cases involve multiple parties and jurisdictions, where her strategic, dynamic advice is invaluable.
Louise also represents parties in significant competition litigation proceedings, including a number of the leading cases in England.
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Emerging Trends in UK Competition Law Vlog Series – Part II: Enforcement and Litigation
Covington’s four-part video series offers snapshot briefings on key emerging trends in UK Competition Law. In part two, James Marshall and Sophie Albrighton focus on current trends in enforcement and litigation. They are joined by guest speaker Louise Freeman, co-chair of Covington’s Commercial Litigation and European Dispute Resolution Practice Groups, who has extensive experience…
UK Competition Appeal Tribunal adds a hurdle to reliance on the pass-on defence
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UK Supreme Court lowers the bar for collective actions
Mr Merricks is the proposed class representative for 46.2 million people who, between 22 May 1992 and 21