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Good news for consumers in the EDP case!

The Court of Appeal of Lisbon rejected EDP’s appeal and maintained the suspension of the popular action issued by the Competition Court to await a final decision in the public enforcement proceeding. The Judgment recognizes the importance of public enforcement proceedings for follow-on popular actions, and stresses the wisdom of leaving for a later date the decision on whether the public enforcement Decision creates an irrefutable or refutable presumption in the follow-on action.

Step by step, we move towards securing compensation for all Portuguese consumers injured by this abuse of dominance by EDP.

You can read the document in full here. (in Portuguese)