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German court rejects National Competition Authority liability for damages after unlawful prohibition of a merger

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 27 2014

The Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf yesterday dismissed an action for damages of 1.1 billion brought by GN Store Nord against the

Yet another health reform and seizure of retiring doctors' practices

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Germany
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  • February 19 2014

The new German government intends to increase competition in the healthcare sector by varying insurance premiums

EU national courts may have to order recovery of state aid before European Commission makes final decision

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France, Germany
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  • November 26 2013

The European Court of Justice decided on 21 November 2013 that EU national courts must assume that a measure qualifies as State aid, if the European

New German Cartel Fine Guidelines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Germany
  • -
  • June 27 2013

The German Federal Cartel Office has just published new Guidelines on the Setting of Fines for antitrust law infringements. With these guidelines

Germany: new fining guidelines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Germany
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  • June 25 2013

The German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has recently published new Guidelines for the Setting of Fines. These guidelines implement the recent decision

UK Government announces proposals for an “opt-out” collective competition damages action

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 7 2013

On 29 January 2013, the UK Government's Department for Business, Innovation & Skills announced new proposals designed to improve the ability for

German Federal Cartel Office levies administrative fine due to incomplete merger notification

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Germany
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  • January 24 2013

The German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has imposed an administrative fine for the submission of incomplete information in a merger notification. The

Germany amends competition law: key changes

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Germany
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  • October 30 2012

On 18 October, the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag) adopted several changes to German competition law

Merger regime jurisdiction over minority shareholdings: recent developments in Europe

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 5 2012

Although a growing number of jurisdictions have adopted a merger control regime, there is no uniform approach to the acquisition of noncontrolling minority shareholdings

European Commission considers taking over cartel investigations to prevent exploitation of German law loophole

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 22 2012

Under German law, companies may escape cartel fines by undertaking an internal restructuring