Case C- 451/18 Tibor-Trans Fuvarozóé és Kereskedelmi Kft v DAF Trucks N.V [Archived]

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Case C- 451/18 Tibor-Trans Fuvarozóé és Kereskedelmi Kft v DAF Trucks N.V [Archived]

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Case facts

OutlineCase C-451/18 Tibor-Trans Fuvarozóé és Kereskedelmi Kft v DAF Trucks N.V.—a national reference from Hungary seeking clarification on jurisdictional issues concerning a claim for damages based on the European Commission’s trucks cartel decision of 19 July 2016 (Case AT.39824).

Latest developmentsOn 29 July 2019, the Court of Justice delivered its judgment in Case C- 451/18 Tibor-Trans Fuvarozóé és Kereskedelmi Kft v DAF Trucks N.V., a national reference from Hungary seeking clarification on jurisdictional issues concerning a claim for damages based on the European Commission’s trucks cartel decision of 19 July 2016 (Case AT.39824).

In this ruling, the Court of Justice ruled that Article 7(2) 215/2012 must be interpreted as meaning that, in an action for damages caused by an infringement of Article 101 TFEU, consisting of, amongst other things, collusive arrangements on pricing and gross price increases for trucks, ‘the place where the harmful event occurred’ covers the place where the market which is affected by that infringement is located—ie the place where the market prices were distorted and in which the victim claims to have suffered

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