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House of Lords Overturns Landmark Inntrepreneur v Crehan case

On July 18, Britain's House of Lords overturned the Court of Appeal's decision in Inntrepreneur Pub Company and others v Crehan, the first case in which a UK court awarded damages for harm suffered as a result of a competition law infringement. As a result, there is now no longer any UK law precedent in which damages for loss suffered as a result of an infringement of competition law have been awarded.
The decision in the long-running dispute, Inntrepreneur Pub Company and others v Crehan, overturns the earlier decision in which the Court of Appeal awarded Crehan