European Commission Pushes Class Action Forward in Europe
08.07.2013 On June 11, the Commission launched a package which aims at a Europe-wide introduction of class action. It comprises a draft directive which aims at facilitating damage claims by victims of antitrust violations. Furthermore, a recommendation addressed to the member states is part of the package.
VDMA opposes new European Commission “Made in” Initiative
11.06.2013 In February 2013, the European Commission launched a new “Made in” initiative. VDMA has a very critical stance towards this policy move, since the mechanical engineering industry operates alongside a global supply chain.