Claim for damages for breach of Article 101 of the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union and Article 53 of the European Economic Area Agreement by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and six other companies (the "Claimants") against JTEKT Europe Bearings B.V.; Koyo France SA; Koyo Deutschland GmbH; NTN Corporation; NTN Wälzlager (Europa) GmbH and NTN-SNR Roulements SA (the "Defendants"). The Claimants rely on a decision of the European Commission of 19 March 2014 (CASE COMP/39922 - Automotive Bearings) which was addressed to all of the Defendants.
The issues in the proceedings were transferred from the High Court to the Tribunal by order of Mr Justice Jacobs dated 10 July 2020.
The claim against JTEKT Europe Bearings B.V., Koyo France SA and Koyo Deutschland GmbH was withdrawn by consent on 7 October 2020.
A case management conference has been listed for 11 January 2021, with a time estimate of one day.