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New EU Competition Commissioner’s priorities for 2014-2019: hearing before the European Parliament

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • October 6 2014

Margrethe Vestager, former Deputy Prime Minister of Denmark, is designated to become the next EU Competition Commissioner in November 2014. The EU

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

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

CJEU rules maximum cartel fine applies only to infringing subsidiary turnover and reduces fine by 17 million

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

On 4 September 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) confirmed that the maximum fine of 10 per cent of turnover imposed on the

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

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

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

GlaxoSmithKline infringed competition rules by restricting parallel trade

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Greece
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  • April 4 2008

Advocate General Ruiz-Jarabo has delivered a non-binding opinion to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), finding that GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) abused its dominant position by limiting distribution of certain pharmaceuticals to Greek wholesalers

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

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