The first blow is half the battle: the torpedo in (international) legal proceedings

January 14, 2016

Daan Beenders and Wouter Hofstee describe the relevance of procedural law for strategic considerations in international litigation. An example is the launching of a “torpedo” by which a procedural party can pre-emptively influence the forum where litigation will take place.

In this article, they discuss the use of the torpedo in cartel damages cases before courts in the Netherlands, Germany and England.


Click here to download the article (available in Dutch only)

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