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Background Note - The EU Power Cables Case: Antitrust Parental Liability Of Private Equity Management Companies
The European Commission imposed fines totalling EUR 301.6 million on eleven producers of underground and submarine high voltage power cables.
European Union
30 Apr 2014
European Parliament Adopts Directive To Facilitate Damages Claims For Antitrust Violations
The European Parliament adopted a directive intended to strengthen the private enforcement of competition law.
European Union
29 Apr 2014
Belgian Competition Authority Issues Guidelines For Dawn Raids
When investigating violations of competition law, the Belgian Competition Authority ("BCA") can carry out unannounced on-site inspections at the premises of undertakings, associations of undertakings and natural persons.
9 Jan 2014
New Belgian Competition Act Enters Into Force
On 6 September 2013, the bill amending the Competition Act entered into force.
17 Sep 2013
Belgian Competition Act Amended
A bill amending the Competition Act has been passed and published in the Belgian State Gazette.
16 May 2013
New ACM Presents Its Strategy, Market Vision And 2013 Priorities
The chairman of the Netherlands Consumer and Market Authority, has recently presented three documents setting out ACM's main activities: a strategy document, a market vision and the 2013 priorities.
19 Apr 2013
Brussels Court Of Appeal Curbs The Powers Of The Belgian Competition Authority
In a judgment of 5 March 2013, the Brussels Court of Appeal set out the conditions under which the Belgian Competition Authority can seize documents when investigating competition law violations.
26 Mar 2013
The Tax Deductibility Of European Fines For Cartel Violations: On Borrowed Time
On 20 December 2012, the Belgian Constitutional Court rendered an important judgment relating to the tax treatment of fines imposed by the European Commission for cartel violations, which will certainly have significant consequences for large companies.
26 Mar 2013
Draft Bill Amending The Belgian Competition Act
The Belgian government has submitted to Parliament a bill introducing significant amendments to the Competition Act.
4 Feb 2013
Luxembourg Competition Council Imposes Highest-Ever Fines On A Cartel In The Car Insurance Sector
The Union Luxembourgeoise des Consommateurs has lodged a complaint with the Luxembourg Competition Council against several insurance companies for alleged cartel practices in the car insurance sector, following which The Council imposed a symbolic fine of EUR 200 on the Luxembourg insurance sector's professional association.
23 Jan 2013
Dutch Competition Law: Ex-Employees Have The Right To Remain Silent When Interviewed By The NMa
On 21 December 2012, the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (College van Beroep voor het bedrijfsleven, "CBb"), the highest court for competition cases in the Netherlands, ruled that ex-employees have the right to remain silent when interviewed in relation to alleged infringements of competition law involving their former employer.
4 Jan 2013
French Competition Authority Imposes EUR 0.9 Million Fine On Bang & Olufsen For Curtailing E-Tail
Today, the French Competition Authority (Autorité de la concurrence) has imposed a EUR 0.9 million fine on Bang & Olufsen France and its Danish parent company for having prohibited their French dealers from selling the brand's products online.
20 Dec 2012
Luxembourg Competition Council Accepts Commitments In Abuse Of Dominance Case On The Press Distribution Market
On 23 November 2012, the Luxembourg Competition Council (Conseil de la concurrence) adopted a decision to accept commitments from Valora (formerly Messageries Paul Kraus, or "MPK"), the sole wholesale supplier of national and international press products in Luxembourg.
20 Dec 2012
Belgian Competition Authority Accuses Supermarkets And Suppliers Of Colluding To Increase Prices
Following the European Commission's lead, the national competition authorities are paying increasing attention to consumer goods.
8 Oct 2012
Competition Law Newsletter 2012
In two judgments (Dow & DuPont) handed down on 2 February 2012 in the chloroprene rubber cartel case, the EU General Court upheld the European Commission's practice of holding two joint venture partners jointly and severally liable for a cartel infringement committed by their joint venture.
European Union
29 May 2012
Luxembourg Administrative Court Decides That Requests For Information To Notaries Public Conflict With Their Professional Secrecy
On 22 July 2010, the Luxembourg Competition Inspectorate ("Inspection de la concurrence") addressed to two Luxembourg notaries public a decision with a request for information within the meaning of Article 13(3) of the 2004 Competition Act ("loi du 17 mai 2004 relative à la concurrence ").
16 Feb 2012
New Competition Act In Luxembourg As Of February 1, 2012
On 12 October 2011, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted a new Competition Act, which will enter into force on 1 February 2012.
6 Feb 2012
Court Of Justice Of The European Union Rules Against An Absolute Ban On Internet Sales In Pierre Fabre
On 13 October 2011, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered a decision in Pierre Fabre v. Autorité de la Concurrence (case C-439/09).
18 Oct 2011
The Luxembourg Competition Act 2011: What's New?
On 12 October 2011, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted a new Competition Act, which will enter into force on 1 February 2012.
16 Oct 2011
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