Antitrust Class Actions in the EU and UK

14 April 2021
Capabilities and Services

The Merricks v Mastercard judgment by the UK’s Supreme Court paved the way for more class actions in the UK and has the potential to embolden class actions across the European Union as well. Based on indications from European regulators and experience in the US and Canada, economic analysis is likely to play a critical role in class certifications and class action litigation.

NERA’s European competition experts are experienced in class action litigation and well-placed to assist clients in the rapidly changing environment. NERA has been involved in many of the most high-profile class actions globally. Leveraging NERA’s experience in class actions in the US and Canada, as well as its in-depth expertise in industries ranging from energy and finance to life sciences and transport, NERA’s competition experts in the European Union and the UK are ideally placed to provide insightful economic analysis to clients involved in class action litigation.

Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2021, NERA is the most established microeconomics consultancy in the world. The firm is recognized as having one of the world’s leading antitrust and competition practices, with over 130 dedicated competition experts in offices throughout Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. NERA’s Antitrust and Competition Practice also draws from the expertise of a wider global team of over 500 regulatory, finance, and sector specialists.