Court of Appeal ruling on Court powers to order disclosure of material from personal devices

On 20 January 2021, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the case of Phones 4U Limited v EE Limited [2021] EWCA Civ 116. It upheld the decision that, for the purposes of disclosure, the personal devices of the defendant’s employees and former employees containing relevant documents were under the defendant’s control. The court…

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Epic Games, creator of Fortnite, launches claims against Google and Apple in Competition Appeal Tribunal

Having launched a claim against Apple in the US in August 2020, Epic Games, creator of gaming hit Fortnite, has now launched competition claims against both Google and Apple in the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”). Both claims are claims for damages for breach of competition law, brought under section 47A of the Competition Act…

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