Mondaq Europe: Anti-trust/Competition Law
In a recent interview with Trend's Thomas Martinek KNOETZL's dispute resolution experts, Katrin Hanschitz, Thomas Voppichler, Bettina Knoetzl, Florian Haugeneder and Patrizia Netal discussed the surge of lawsuits ...
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
The Austrian legal regime regulating market dominance is set out in Part II (Sections 4 to 6) of the Austrian Cartel Act (KartG), stipulating the prohibition on abusing a (single or collective) ...
The Court of Justice of the European Union states that the early implementation of operations incidental to a merger which do not themselves result in a lasting change in the control of a company is not punishable.
Gowling WLG
On 18 September 2018, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (the "CMA") announced that Heathrow airport ("Heathrow") ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
With its recent imposition of a record 4.3 billion EUR fine against Google for abuse of dominant position
Below you will find the edition of the Competition Law and Policy Newsletter for the 2nd quarter of 2018, which compiles the most significant news in this area.
Gowling WLG
On 24 July 2018, the European Commission (the "Commission") announced that in four separate cases it had fined four manufacturers a total of more than €111 million for infringements of Article 101...
Jones Day
The Background: The automotive industry has achieved a number of technological advances aimed at developing connected cars, automated vehicles, and ultimately autonomous driving.
As usual, it would be impossible to cover all the significant developments, touching upon all aspects of European Commission (EC) enforcement of the TFEU antitrust rules, under the supervision of the EU courts in Luxembourg, that took place over the past year.
Arnold & Porter
The prominent German law magazine Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel published Frankfurt-based partner Sebastian Jungermann's article concerning foreign investment control and recent developments in Germany.
The Irish competition regulator has this week cleared a media merger, subject to a behavioural remedy of ‘ring-fencing'.
GANADO Advocates
For the purposes of this chapter, we shall be focusing on claims of breaches of competition law brought in private actions before the courts of civil jurisdiction.
Mamo TCV Advocates
On the 10 August 2018, the Government of Malta launched a public consultation procedure in relation to proposed amendments to the Competition Act, the Consumer Affairs Act, the Malta Consumer and Competition Affairs Authority Act, and other related legislation.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
We can only imagine how big the surprise must be when you find out that your Belgium-based office is being raided in an investigation by the Romanian Competition Authority.
Eine ganze Reihe von Sanktionen wurden in Bezug auf Russland bereits verhängt, und es ist nicht ausgeschlossen, dass insbesondere die USA weitere Sanktionen anordnen. Auch zahlreiche europäische...
The Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia proposed amendments to the so-called Strategic Investments Law which concerns investments by foreigners in Russian enterprises of strategic importance.
Prager Dreifuss
The two judgments of the Swiss Federal Court are, as far as the significance test in Article 5 para. 1 FCA is concerned, of a principal nature and ultimately affect the interpretation of Art. 5 FCA as a whole.
The Turkish Competition Authority's approach to determination of a "single continuous infringement" is yet to be a consistent one since the TCA is observed to consider different conditions in its precedents.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 5, 2018, the U.K. FCA issued a press release announcing the appointment of Sheldon Mills as its new director of competition.
Brodies LLP
The CMA has announced that it has concerns about the merger of petrol station operators Motor Fuel Group (MFG) and MRH (GB) Limited.
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Gowling WLG
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") is consulting on proposed revisions to its current guidance on director disqualification in competition law cases (the "Current Guidance").
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Commission's decisions of 24 July 2018, fining Philips, Asus, Denon & Marantz and Pioneer for fixing online retail prices ...
Gowling WLG
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On 13 July 2018, the European Commission ("EC") opened an in-depth Phase II investigation into the proposed acquisition by Siemens of Alstom under the EU merger control rules.
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