PART I: Setting the Scene


The first part of the online video training module. An introduction with respect to the new Damages Directive. Adam Scott explains the main elements that led to the development of the Directive and that underpin its essence.

The presentation follows the main moments and actions that preceded the Damages Directive and touches upon key aspects of the latter, such as:

  • Right to full compensation
  • Effectiveness and equivalence
  • Sincere cooperation
  • Proportionality

    Table of contents

    Video Materials

    Speaker presentation

    Smart Animations

    Smart Animation - the Damages Directive

    Smart Animation - Sincere Cooperation


    Infographic - the Damages Directive

     Infographic - Public and private enforcement of EU Competition law


    Relevant Materials

    Damages Directive

    Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003

    Brussels Regulation (recast) 1215/2012

    Communication on quantifying harm in antitrust damages actions 


    Transcript - Part I - Setting the scene