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District Court Rules CBOT And CME Not Guilty Of Anticompetitive Conduct
A U.S. District Court ruled in favor of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. ("CBOT") and ME from allegations that they conspired to stop the CFTC from approving the application of a competing exchange.
United States
9 Nov 2018
The EC Leniency Programme – Hamstrung By Private Litigation?
The European Commission's leniency programme is vital to the detection, investigation and prosecution of cartels, and therefore to the Commission's effectiveness as a competition authority.
United States
12 Sep 2018
Pension Funds Claim Collusive Behavior In Securities Lending Markets
Three pension funds (the "plaintiffs") sued numerous major broker-dealers for allegedly inhibiting competition in the stock lending market.
United States
25 Aug 2017
Hong Kong Competition Commission Consults On Draft Cartel Leniency Policy
On September 23, 2015, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the Commission) released a draft leniency policy for undertakings engaged in cartel conduct (the Policy) for public consultation.
Hong Kong
5 Oct 2015
Crowley Executive Acquittal In Price Fixing Trial Highlights Importance Of Evaluating Legitimate Defenses And Avoiding Costly Plea Agreements
This acquittal is a reminder to individuals and companies that automatically succumbing to the DOJ's plea-bargain process may not be the best strategy.
United States
19 May 2015
Enter Margrethe Vestager: Exit Joaquin Almunia Pursued By An Ombudsman
As outgoing EU competition commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, packs his family photos into the obligatory single cardboard box that embodies professional departures, the Brussels competition community is abuzz with speculation as to what might lie ahead under his replacement, Margrethe Vestager
United States
12 Nov 2014
Chinese Companies Accused Of Participating In Vitamin C Cartel Nearing Trial*
The trial of four Chinese vitamin C producers accused of participating in a cartel began this week.
United States
4 Mar 2013
The Japan Fair Trade Commission's Report On Corporate Compliance Programs
The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) recently published a report titled "Survey on Corporate Compliance Efforts with the Antimonopoly Act (Summary)".
15 Jan 2013
Two Dance Better Than One
As discussed above, while regulators are of course able to exchange non-confidential information even in the absence of such an agreement, the MOU provides the framework for them to do so and the "tone from the top" encouraging such cooperation.
23 Nov 2012
European Commission And China Sign Memorandum Of Understanding On Antitrust Cooperation
On 20 September 2012, the European Commission Directorate-General for Competition and China's National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") and State Administration for Industry and Commerce ("SAIC") signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase their cooperation and coordination on antitrust matters between the EU and China.
9 Oct 2012
Arbitration Compelled For Industry-Wide Antitrust Claim Made Against A Single Defendant Despite Active Participation In Multidistrict Litigation For Over A Year
Nokia Corp., et al. v. AU Optronics Corp. (AUO), et al., MDL No. 1827 (N.D. Cal. July 2011), orders arbitration on the basis of reasoning that is noteworthy for the litigation of international disputes.
United States
21 Oct 2011
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