HPP held a breakfast seminar at the Akseli Gallen-Kallela hall at Hotel Kämp on 27 May 2016. The seminar concerned damages related to competition law. Partners Vesa Silaskivi and Jörgen Hammarström along with Attorney Julia Pekkala were the speakers of the seminar.
The presentation by partners Jörgen Hammarström and Vesa Silaskivi focused on the challenges and special characteristics of damages related to competition law. The presentation went through practical experience from the case involving the biggest damages related to competition law in Finland – the concrete cartel (betonikartelli).
As the second speaker of the seminar, Julia Pekkala’s presentation concerned EU’s new damages directive and its most notable changes to the legal situation. The presentation concentrated on damage presumption, reversed burden of proof and on other notable changes brought by the directive.