Mondaq UK: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 4 October 2017, the High Court gave a judgment on a preliminary issue significantly restricting the temporal scope of the claimants' claims in four air cargo cartel damages actions.
Brodies LLP
The European Commission has hit Swedish automotive manufacturer Scania with a substantial €880 million fine for breach of EU antitrust rules. Scania was found to have colluded with five other...
Dentons
The ECJ has just ruled that competition regulators have a "certain margin for manoeuvre" in deciding whether prices are excessive, and that there is no single adequate method for such an assessment.
Dentons
The creation of a joint venture between two or more companies, using a company which was previously controlled solely by one parent, is not subject to EU merger control where the joint venture...
Gowling WLG
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) yesterday delivered its judgment in relation to Intel's appeal from the General Court, and has set aside the General Court's judgment on the basis that it failed...
Dentons
Companies commonly use rebates to maximise sales. From a competition law perspective, such rebate schemes are ordinarily unproblematic.
Clyde & Co
It remains to be seen whether the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal will become a game changer for Germany.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 21 July 2017, the UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") dismissed an application for certification of the second ‘opt-out' collective proceedings to be brought in the UK.
Dentons
In order to make the EU's single market fit for the contemporary digital age, the European Commission adopted in 2015 the ‘digital single market strategy'.
Dentons
In a case of unlawful agreement on the banana market, the Court of Justice of European Union ("CJEU") had the opportunity to rule on the admissibility of certain types of evidence...
Goodman Derrick LLP
This final figure must never exceed 10 per cent of a worldwide turnover of the company in question.
Field Fisher
Rapid developments in consumer technology are causing the convergence of the physical and online sales channels.
Brodies LLP
To coincide with London Fashion Week, which drew to a close on Tuesday, the Competition & Markets Authority ("CMA") issued an open letter to the UK creative industry.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The UK competition regulator, the CMA, will be conducting in-depth investigations of investment consultancy and fiduciary management services after the FCA initiated an investigation.
Clyde & Co
Financial penalties being imposed on companies for breaches of competition law is relatively common place.
ICSA
The UK competition authority's review of legal penalties will help business limit their liability for breach of competition law.
Dentons
Luxury brands can lawfully prevent their authorised dealers from selling their products on third party online platforms such as Amazon.com and eBay...
Field Fisher
The CMA has updated its 2016 open letter to businesses regarding restricting online resale prices. The letter reminds all suppliers and resellers what resale price maintenance (RPM)...
Van Bael & Bellis
The present case related to issues of competition law, FRAND, injunctions and damages.
Clyde & Co
We have commented in previous editions of this Review on the impact that developments in one jurisdiction can have in another.
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Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The UK competition regulator, the CMA, will be conducting in-depth investigations of investment consultancy and fiduciary management services after the FCA initiated an investigation.
Dentons
The ECJ has just ruled that competition regulators have a "certain margin for manoeuvre" in deciding whether prices are excessive, and that there is no single adequate method for such an assessment.
Field Fisher
Rapid developments in consumer technology are causing the convergence of the physical and online sales channels.
Deloitte
On 14 September, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced its final decision to make a Market Investigation Reference (MIR) to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)...
Dentons
The creation of a joint venture between two or more companies, using a company which was previously controlled solely by one parent, is not subject to EU merger control where the joint venture...
Pinsent Masons LLP
Advisers recommending insurance-based investment products (IBIPs) must make sure that any inducements will not have a "detrimental impact" on the quality of the relevant service from next year, the FCA has said.
Gowling WLG
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) yesterday delivered its judgment in relation to Intel's appeal from the General Court, and has set aside the General Court's judgment on the basis that it failed...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 4 October 2017, the High Court gave a judgment on a preliminary issue significantly restricting the temporal scope of the claimants' claims in four air cargo cartel damages actions.
Brodies LLP
To coincide with London Fashion Week, which drew to a close on Tuesday, the Competition & Markets Authority ("CMA") issued an open letter to the UK creative industry.
Dentons
Companies commonly use rebates to maximise sales. From a competition law perspective, such rebate schemes are ordinarily unproblematic.
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