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European Competition Network revises the model leniency programme

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • December 21 2012

The network of European antitrust regulators, the European Competition Network, has revised its model leniency programme for cartels

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

Exploitative abuses of a dominant position

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • August 31 2011

Although the application of Article 102 the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), which prohibits the abuse of a dominant position, has been concerned mainly with exclusionary abuses, two recent casesconcerning Qualcomm and Rambusappear to indicate that the European Commission is shifting its focus from exclusionary abuses to exploitative abuses

Patent wars: EU’s top regulator takes front line position

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • October 1 2012

There has been a spate of antitrust complaints to the European Commission and other antitrust authorities of late, regarding the licensing of "essential patents"

Competition: global probe of refrigeration compressor companies

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • February 27 2009

The European Commission has conducted surprise inspections of companies that produce compressors used in refrigeration, on suspicion of price fixing and customer allocation in violation of Article 81 EC

EU's top competition court rules that companies seeking damages may have access to leniency statements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union
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  • July 15 2011

A recent decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union may make it easier for prospective claimants to obtain at least those leniency statements and related materials that are submitted to the national competition authorities of the EU Member States

Proposed remedies in the midst of the patent wars: EU and US antitrust watchdogs push to strengthen FRAND in standard setting

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, USA
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  • November 20 2012

Chief Economists from the US Federal Trade Commission, the US Department of Justice and the EU Directorate General for Competition, have agreed on a set of four, non-binding suggestions that shouldif followed by standard-setting organisationsincrease the level of protection afforded to consumers and promote innovation

European distribution: antitrust pitfalls arising out of warranty repair services

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • October 19 2010

In the context of its preliminary antitrust investigation into Apple's iPhone guarantee policies, the European Commission has confirmed that, in order not to infringe competition rules, suppliers should provide EU-wide warranty services, regardless of the EUEEA country where the product was purchased

Seizure of electronic data: dawn raid inspection guidance revised

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • March 22 2013

In an era when the vast majority of written communications are made by electronic means, a company's obligations to cooperate with Commission

Commission opens consultations on review of block exemption for liner shipping consortia

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • October 31 2008

The European Commission has opened consultations on a draft regulation revising the exemption that liner shipping consortia currently enjoy from the EC Treaty's ban on restrictive business practices (Article 81