Antitrust Antitrust

Rheinzinc and Umicore clash in French court over antitrust damages calculation

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 17 Mar 2022 18:01
  • 17 Mar 2022 18:01
Germany’s Rheinzinc was in a French court today to pursue its follow-on claim for 40 million euros ($45 million) in antitrust damages from Umicore.
The two sellers of rolled zinc, used notably for roofing and gutters, tussled over the method used to calculate the harm caused.

Maurice Nussenbaum, the economic

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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