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Outsourcing transactions and competition law

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 5 2010

There are a number of legal aspects to take into account when considering an outsourcing transaction - and competition law, although often overlooked, is one of them

Rambus commitments accepted by Commission in final settlement

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 2 2010

Having offered commitments to the Commission in an attempt to end the investigation into an alleged abuse of dominance in the form of a "patent ambush", Rambus announced in December that these commitments had been accepted by the Commission

Commission approves Oracle's takeover of Sun Microsystems

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 2 2010

The Commission opened an in-depth investigation under the EU Merger Regulation into the planned acquisition of US hardware and software vendor Sun Microsystems by Oracle Corporation, a US database and application software company in September 2009

Microsoft: conclusion on browser choice for consumers

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 2 2010

The Commission accused Microsoft of abusing its dominant position in the PC operating systems market in January 2009 by tying its ‘Internet Explorer’ web browser to its ‘Windows’ computer operating system

Commission closes formal proceedings against Qualcomm

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 2 2010

Following complaints lodged by Ericsson, Nokia, Texas Instruments, Broadcom, NEC and Panasonic, the Commission opened formal antitrust proceedings against Qualcomm, a US chipset manufacturer, in October 2007

Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed takeover of Sun Microsystems by Oracle

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 15 2009

On 3 September, the European Commission (Commission) opened an in-depth investigation into the planned acquisition of US hardware and software vendor Sun Microsystems by Oracle Corporation, a US database and application software company

Intel appeals against fine imposed by the Commission

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 15 2009

Intel has lodged an appeal to the European Court of First Instance (CFI) to annul or reduce the $1.4 billion fine imposed by the Commission in May for Intel’s alleged abuse of dominance in the market of x86 central processing units (CPUs

Rambus offers commitments to Commission

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • October 15 2009

Rambus has offered commitments to the Commission in an attempt to end the Commission’s investigation into an alleged abuse of dominance in the form of a "patent ambush"

Microsoft: the saga continues

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 15 2009

The Commission sent a statement of objections to Microsoft in January 2009 accusing Microsoft of abusing its dominant position in the PC operating systems market by tying its web browser Internet Explorer with its dominant Windows PC operating system