PART II: Introductory session - the Damages Directive: General principles and challenges

Description:

This is the second introductory session of the training module. Adam Scott and Liam McKechnie discuss general aspects of the Damages Directive and some of its challenges.

The presentation touches upon the following topics:

  • Articles 101 and 102
  • Milestone judgements
  • Main changes introduced by the Directive
  • The purpose of the Damages Directive
  • Direct effect of directives
  • Evidence
  • Limitation periods
  • Joint and several liability
  • Quantification of harm
  • Table of contents:

    Video Materials

    Introductory remarks - Adam Scott

    Introductory session - the Damages Directive: General principles and challenges - Liam McKechnie

    Speaker presentation

    Smart Animations

    Smart Animation - Access to evidence

    Smart Animation - Disclosure of evidence

    Smart Animation - The Damages Directive

    Smart Animation - Joint and Several liability

    Smart Animation - Limitation periods

    Smart Animation - Quantification of damages

    Smart Animation - Passing on of overcharges

    Infographics

    Infographic – Damages Directive

    Infographic - Court of Justice case/ Courage v. Crehan (2001)

    Infographic – Court of Justice case/ Manfredi (2006)

    Infographic – Court of Justice case/ Pfleiderer (2011)

    Infographic – Court of Justice case/ Otis & Others (2012)

    Infographic – Court of Justice case/ Donau Chemie (2013)

    Infographic – Court of Justice case/ Kone (2014)

    Relevant materials

    Damages Directive

    Article 101

    Article 102

    Court of justice case: Courage v. Crehan (2001)

    Court of justice case: Manfredi (2006)

    Court of justice case: Pfleiderer (2011)

    Court of justice case:  Otis & Others (2012)

    Court of justice case: Donau Chemie (2013)

    Court of justice case: Kone (2014)

    Ashurst Report (2004)

    Green Paper (2005)

    White Paper (2008) 

    Transcript

    Transcript - Part II - Introduction - A

    Transcript - Part II - Introduction - B