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Portuguese 'popular actions' are suited for antitrust collective claims, court says

By Tono Gil
  • 27 May 2022 16:09
  • 27 May 2022 16:09
Companies that violate competition law in Portugal appear more exposed to class actions in the wake of a preliminary court order today that consumers can use them to seek compensation for antitrust damages.
Popular actions —  Portugal's version of opt-out collective claims — are “perhaps the most appropriate”* tool for

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Tono Gil

Regulatory Reporter

Tono is a competition reporter for MLex in Brussels. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a trainee in the European Parliament and as a correspondent in Valencia and Buenos Aires for the Spanish news agency EFE. Tono holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Valencia and a master in Transmedia Journalism.

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