Paolo Bertoli, Jurisdiction and Applicable Law in Follow-on Actions, in Silvia Marino, Łucja Biel, Martina Bajčić, Vilelmini Sosoni (eds.), Language and Law. The Role of Language and Translation in EU Competition Law, Springer, 2018, pp. 87-101.
By the recent enactment and transposition in the EU Member States of Directive 2014/104/EU on antitrust damages actions, the EU has accomplished to couple the existing choice-of-jurisdiction and choice-of-law discipline on follow-on actions with substantive rules. The article discusses the efficiency of the private international law discipline of such actions in light of the overall goal to enhance free and undistorted competition through private enforcement of EU Competition Law rules.