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Categories:
Competition Law & Anti-Trust
CPD Points:
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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are aware of the new European Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions and the new rights and obligations that the Directive introduces.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the changes in general that the new European Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions introduces;
  • Be aware of when the UK will be required to implement the Directive by;
  • Know the effects that the Directive will have on disclosure and discovery;
  • Understand what constitutes the ‘passing-on’ defence and a ‘leniency action’;
  • Be aware of who has jurisdiction to hear claims for damages under the Directive;
  • Know how the Directive benefits parties that settle damages claims.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Procedural
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In this CPDcast, Anneli Howard, a barrister from Monckton Chambers, speaks about the new European Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions and what this new directive means for those legal professionals who practice in the area of competition law.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 32:02

Date Recorded: 13th May 2015

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