A summary of the most recent antitrust-competition law developments.
On 25 October 2011 the European Commission adopted a legislative proposal requiring the disclosure of payments to governments on a country and project basis by listed and large non-listed companies with activities in the extractive industry (oil, gas and mining) and loggers of primary forests (the so-called country by country reporting – CBCR).
Mr Justice Roth has recently given his latest judgment in National Grid Electricity Transmission plc v ABB Limited and others.
A list of summaries relating to the most recent competition law updates.
The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of UK cable operator Virgin Media by the US-based company Liberty Global.
The European Commission has opened formal proceedings to investigate suspected breaches of Article 101 TFEU by MasterCard.
On 1 February 2013 the European Commission issued new guidance on a number of aspects concerning data protection for plant protection products.
Following the horse meat scandal, the European Commission has adopted recommendations on the 19th of February 2013 with a view to launch a coordinated control plan to establish the prevalence of fraudulent practices in the marketing of certain foods.
The Competition Appeal Tribunal has issued its judgment on the claim for damages brought by Albion Water against Dŵr Cymru under section 47A of the Competition Act 1998.
On 11 February 2013, the English High Court dismissed an application for an interim injunction in an abuse of dominance case.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently published its judgement in the case of RWE Vertrieb AG v Verbraucherzentrale Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V..
The Competition Commission has provisionally cleared the completed acquisition by Booker Group of Makro Holding.
The European Commission has fined Microsoft EUR561 million for failing to comply with a 2009 binding commitments decision.
The UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has recently published the Government’s response to its earlier consultation on options for reform of private actions in competition law.
A list of summaries relating to the most recent competition law related updates.
The OFT has announced that Tesco's appeal in relation to the OFT's 2011 Dairy Retail Price Initiatives decision has been brought to an end by a consent Order of the Competition Appeal Tribunal as agreed between the parties.
The Competition Commission has provisionally found that the completed acquisition by Global Radio Holdings Limited of Real and Smooth Limited could lead to higher prices for advertisers in seven areas of the UK.
A discussion on the unsurprising December decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the AstraZeneca case.