NORMAN ATLANTIC: Update Regarding the Judicial Proceedings in Italy

1. The Civil Procedures, regarding the compensation claims that have been filed on behalf of the survivors and families of deceased passengers who are being represented by our law firm: On 4 April 2018 the parties to the dispute appeared for the second time – the first being on 27 September 2017 – before the […]

TRUCK CARTEL: EUROPEAN COMMISSION DG COMPETITION – CASE AT. 39824

In July 2016, the European Commission condemned manufacturing truck companies that occupy 90% of the European market, for participation in a cartel and harmonized practices aiming, among others, at price-fixing of trucks. The companies involved are MAN, DAIMLER, IVECO, DAF, VOLVO/RENAULT, which admitted their guilt and cooperated with the Competition Commission, in order to obtain […]

Global Justice Network’s Spring 2017 Conference – Prague

Silina Pavlakis, member of the board of directors of the Global Justice Network (GJN), participated in GJN’s Spring 2017 Conference which was held in Prague, Czech Republic, from 25 to 27 May 2017. The conference focused on human rights issues, pharmaceutical and medical devices, financial claims, as well as the possibility of filing collective claims in […]

The Supreme Court (Areios Pagos) ruled that the limitations and restrictions imposed by Law 4092/2012 on the compensation payable by the Auxiliary (Guarantee) Fund for RTA Accidents are Unconstitutional and Unenforceable

Greece had enacted Laws 4092/2012 and 2837/2000, establishing restrictions and limitations respective to the liability of the Hellenic Auxiliary Fund (EPIKOURIKO KEFALEO) in Road Traffic Accidents. By its recent decisions (nr. 3/2017, 4/2017 and 5/2017) the Civil Section of the Supreme Court of Greece, in its Plenary Session, held that these law provisions, directly contradict […]