Mondaq Europe: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Wolf Theiss
In February 2018, the FCA launched an online whistleblowing system.
Wolf Theiss
The leniency/immunity guidelines of the Austrian competition authority have been amended in order to reflect changes to the national legislation implementing the antitrust damages directive into Austrian law.
Wolf Theiss
In the first quarter of 2018, at the request of the FCA, the Austrian Cartel Court imposed fines for the implementation of a notifiable transaction prior to obtaining clearance in two separate cases.
Wolf Theiss
The company did not dispute the facts of the case. The decision is final.
Wolf Theiss
Welcome to the First Edition of the Quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Competition and Antitrust Practice Group.
Wolf Theiss
Other key points concern the collection of evidence enabling the court to order the parties or a third party to disclose evidence which is within their control.
Wolf Theiss
On 7 March 2018, the CPC opened a sector inquiry into the banking sector.
Wolf Theiss
The CPC is expected to approach a wide range of market participants through questionnaires which are to be sent in the coming weeks.
Hamilton
On 6 December 2017 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) hand­ed down its judg­ment in the Coty case.
Mishcon de Reya
On 23 January 2018, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) handed down its judgment in Case C-179/16 relating to an on-going saga concerning Hoffman-La Roche Ltd (Roche) ...
Dentons
In a decision opposing Coty France to the online sales platform Showroomprive.com, the Paris Court of Appeal followed in the footsteps of the Court of Justice's eponymous ...
August & Debouzy
After this landmark decision, the French courts' position was highly expected.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 23 January 2018, the German Federal Court of Justice ruled on an action brought by a car repair shop (the claimant) against the general importer of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles (the defendant).
ACTECON
Upon the application made by an anonymous party to the TCA on October 21, 2017, the TCA has initiated a preliminary investigation in order to determine whether Article 4 of the Law on the Protection of the Competition is violated ...
ACTECON
In Turkey, the Leniency Regulation is in force since the beginning of 2009 and yet the number of leniency applications had always been very low, especially when compared to Europe and the Far East countries.
Field Fisher
The UK's antitrust regulator (the Competition and Markets Authority) has recently published its priorities for the year in its annual plan 2018/2019.
ICSA
A ruling in iiyama (UK) Ltd and others v Samsung Electronic Co Ltd and others from the Court of Appeal in the UK is likely to greatly expand the value of damages claimants can recover in future cartel cases.
Gowling WLG
On 10 April 2018, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced the disqualification of two directors in connection with a company's involvement in a cartel.
Dentons
Recently, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the AMC) adopted the Recommendations on Procedure for Applying of Part 1 of Article 25 of the Law of Ukraine ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It has been a year since Article 50 was triggered on March 29, 2017, and if no extension is given, the U.K. will leave the European Union (EU) on March 29, 2019
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Sahibinden has been subject of a preliminary inquiry in response to allegations of excessive pricing of corporate memberships for vehicle listings in 2014, but TCA ruled on February 19, 2015 that there was no cause to pursue formal inquiries against the company.
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EU and Irish competition law requires competitors to act strictly independently of each other in the market and prohibits businesses from entering into anti-competitive agreements or engaging in concerted practices.
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