European Commission publishes guidance for national courts when handling disclosure of confidential information in competition damages claims

(Last updated 12 October 2020)

On 20 July 2020 the European Commission published a “Communication on the protection of confidential information by national courts in proceedings for the private enforcement of EU competition law”. We summarise the guidance and consider the potential impact for different member states.

Jurisdictions updated since 18 August 2020 include France, Poland and Spain.



Potential impact on domestic proceedings