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Private equity funds at higher risk of antitrust fines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 17 2014

Recent trends in competition law enforcement in Europe show that private equity funds are increasingly exposed to potential liabilities for alleged

Commission publishes White Paper on minority shareholdings

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 15 2014

Under the current Council Regulation (EC) No 1392004 (the Merger Regulation), the Commission is only able to review transactions that lead to a

Merger control: gun jumping goes global

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, USA
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  • June 28 2010

Broadly defined, "gun jumping" refers to unlawful premerger coordination between the parties to an M&A transaction

Pierre-Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence: selective distribution and restrictions on internet sales

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • April 29 2011

On a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) by the Paris Court of Appeal, Advocate General Ján Mazák has given an Opinion stating that an absolute refusal to allow distributors to sell products on the internet would appear to be disproportionate and a "hardcore restriction"

Limitation periods for antitrust damages actions in the European Union

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 2 2014

The last decade or so has seen a marked increase in antitrust damages actions brought before the national courts of the EU Member States. As things

Release of confidential cartel information by European Commission to English High Court suspended

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • January 16 2013

On 29 November 2012, the EU General Court (GC) issued a provisional order suspending the European Commission’s decision to communicate to the High

EU’s top court rules cartel victims can claim damages from cartelists despite no contractual link

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • June 10 2014

In a landmark ruling, the EU's top court, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Kone and Others C-55712 of 5 June 2014, has held that, where a

Enforcement of antitrust rules to distribution agreements in Europe

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
  • -
  • July 14 2011

Some recent developments in the European antitrust legal arena demonstrate that the enforcement of antitrust rules in the distribution sector is clearly one of the main priorities on the agenda of the European antitrust authorities

Commission issues statement of objections for professional videotape cartel

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union
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  • March 23 2007

The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to the participants of an alleged cartel for professional videotape

Commission clears Iberia's acquisition of Vueling and Clickair, subject to conditions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • January 23 2009

The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of the two low-cost Spanish airlines, Vueling and Clickair, by the Spanish flag-carrier Iberia, on the condition that commitments to safeguard competition and passenger choice are implemented