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8-in-8 Recent Trends in European Law and Policy Alert Series: Competition and Big Data—Recent Developments in Europe
This is the seventh issue of WilmerHale's 8-in-8 Recent Trends in European Law and Policy Alert Series. Our attorneys will share insights on current and emerging issues affecting companies doing business in Europe and across the Atlantic. Attorneys from across various practice groups at the firm will offer their take on issues ranging from Brexit to Big Data to EU energy market regulation.
European Union
16 Jul 2018
Policies And Regulations To Be Made Consistent With Anti-Monopoly Law
That is, such other laws are not subject to the prohibition of administrative power provisions in the AML.
22 Dec 2017
Competition Impact Review to Be Required for All New Chinese Regulations
China's three Anti-Monopoly Law enforcement agencies—the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Commerce and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce—together with the Ministry of Finance and the State Council Legislative Affairs Office, on October 26 jointly published the Rules on Implementation of the Fair Competition Review System (for temporary effect) (Fa Gai Jia Jian [2017] No. 1849) (the "Rules").
2 Nov 2017
Eine Leitfigur lässt auf sich warten
In this editorial, published in the September 2017 issue of Neue Zeitschrift für Kartellrecht, Hartmut Schneider discusses the implications of the new administration for...
12 Oct 2017
Doryx: Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Product Hopping Claim
On September 28, 2016, in Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Warner Chilcott Public Limited Co., the Third Circuit affirmed the lower court's grant of summary judgment against antitrust claims by generic manufacturer Mylan.
United States
30 Sep 2016
Innovation And Censorship Of Television In China
China has embarked on a difficult transition from high growth fueled by reliance on investment and manufacturing to growth based on consumption and the service sector.
30 Mar 2016
Foreign Component Cartels And The U.S. Antitrust Laws: A First Principle Approach
In the past decade, many of the largest U.S. Department of Justice cartel investigations and follow-on civil lawsuits have targeted foreign suppliers of components
United States
31 Mar 2015
US-China Trade And Investment: 2014 JCCT Yields Significant Market Access Commitments By China
The 25th US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT)—an annual, high-level economic summit—took place December 16-17, 2014 in Chicago, with US and joint China-US "Fact Sheets" released afterwards listing China's commitments.
United States
7 Jan 2015
Afterword: Lorain Journal And The Antitrust Legacy Of Robert Bork
The divergent voices in this symposium can agree on one thing: Robert Bork profoundly influenced the development of modern antitrust law.
United States
18 Nov 2014
UK Businessman Pleads Guilty To UK Criminal Cartel Offence
Peter Snee, former managing director of Franklin Hodge Industries, has pleaded guilty to a single count of the UK’s criminal cartel offence for his role in fixing prices for the supply of water storage tanks.
United States
20 Jun 2014
European Court Of Justice Provides Guidance Regarding Potential Liability Of Cartel Members In EU Member States For Sales By Non-Cartel Participants
Last week, the EU’s highest court, the European Court of Justice (ECJ), held that Member State laws may not categorically prohibit consumers from recovering from cartel members damages attributable to purchases from non-cartel participants that—acting independently—were able to charge inflated prices as a result of market-wide price effects from cartel behavior.
European Union
11 Jun 2014
MOFCOM To Publicize Administrative Penalties For Illegal Implementation Of Concentrations
To increase the incentives for compliance in the name of transparency of law enforcement, China's Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") has decided to publicize its decisions to penalize companies which fail to notify concentrations that meet the regulatory thresholds for notifications under China's Anti-Monopoly Law (the "AML").
United States
22 Apr 2014
Motorola Mobility v. AU Optronics: Seventh Circuit Curtails Liability For Foreign Component Sales In International Cartel Cases
Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an important opinion in Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corp., No. 14-8003, No. 14-8003, 2014 WL 1243797 (7th Cir. Mar. 28, 2014), part of the LCD flat panel antitrust litigation that has been ongoing since December 2006.
United States
1 Apr 2014
It Is Always Darkest Before The Dawn: Litigating Access To Cartel Leniency Documents In The EU
Once confined to US class actions, litigation by plaintiffs seeking to gain access to leniency documents in order to bolster their cartel damages claims has spread to European courts.
European Union
30 Sep 2013
SEP Enforcement Disputes Beyond The Water's Edge: A Survey Of Recent Non-U.S. Decisions
Disputes regarding alleged abuses of standard-essential patents (SEPs) have become a frequent subject of litigation and regulatory investigations throughout the world.
United States
17 Sep 2013
China's First Prosecution Of An International Price-Fixing Cartel
China’s powerful National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) (successor to the old State Planning Commission) on January 4 announced China’s first prosecution of an international price-fixing cartel.
8 Jan 2013
Bosch/SPX: FTC Sends Tough Message Regarding Standards-Essential Patents Through Merger Challenge
The Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday a proposed consent decree in connection with Robert Bosch GmbH’s acquisition of a division of SPX Corporation.
United States
3 Dec 2012
Department Of Justice To Merging Parties: Altering 4(C) Documents May Land You In Jail
A senior executive of a Korean manufacturer of Automated Teller Machines recently agreed to serve a five-month prison sentence in the United States for tampering with business documents during the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) review of the proposed acquisition by his employer, Hyosung Corporation, of one of its US competitors.
United States
15 May 2012
UK Proposals To Increase Private Enforcement Of Competition Law
On 24 April 2012, the United Kingdom's Department for Business, Innovation & Skills published a 70-page document entitled Private Actions in Competition Law.
9 May 2012
No Access To Leniency Documents For Private Plaintiffs In Germany
In a decision published at end of January, the Local Court of Bonn, Germany denied a private party making a damage claim access to documents in the files of the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) that an applicant had provided as part of the leniency application process.
13 Mar 2012
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