UK Tribunal Says Truck Makers Can Appeal Cartel Ruling

Law360 (March 27, 2020, 10:00 PM EDT) — Truck makers can appeal a decision that allowed admissions they made to the European Commission as part of a EUR2.93 billion cartel settlement to be used against them in a private U.K. competition suit, a London tribunal has ruled.

The Competition Appeal Tribunal greenlit the truck makers’ request to appeal their decision Thursday, less than a month after it originally found that the companies could not walk back statements they made as part of the 2016 European Commission deal.

The tribunal said it was allowing the appeal because it raised unsettled questions about EU law.

“Although we do not doubt the…

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