Illegal anticompetitive practices have been found in a wide range of industries, from A, like art auctions to Z, like zinc phosphate. The infringements of antitrust law regularly affect numerous market participants, businesses and end-consumers, who might claim for damages.


Should your company be affected by a cartel, we encourage you to get in touch with us. Possibly we are already engaged in the case, or you might convince us to do so.

We carefully select cases that are particularly well suited for CDC’s approach to private antitrust enforcement and prepare damage calculations in a way that holds up in court. However, settling a case out of court at reasonable terms saves resources of all involved parties, leads to quicker compensation for victims and avoids additional negative reputational effects for cartelists. The following pages inform about those cases in which CDC initiated legal proceedings: