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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

New EU Competition Commissioner Magrethe Vestager to take office in November, pending approval

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • September 11 2014

In an announcement made on 10 September 2014, the President-elect of the next European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker from Luxemburg, unveiled his

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

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

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

Commission opens formal proceedings against Gaz de France concerning suspected gas supply restrictions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • May 31 2008

The European Commission has opened antitrust proceedings against the French gas company Gaz de France for a suspected breach of the EC Treaty's rules on abuse of dominant position and restrictive business practices

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

Enforcement of antitrust rules to distribution agreements in Europe

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • 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

Antitrust proceedings against RWE and ENI

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • May 18 2007

The European Commission has announced the opening of separate competition proceedings against the German energy company RWE and the Italian energy company ENI for allegedly abusing their respective dominant positions in their national wholesale natural gas markets

Standing to challenge European Commission decisions on complaints

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • June 6 2012

The recent EU General Court judgment in F91 Diddeléng v Commission illustrates the importance of exercising all available procedures at the administrative level to ensure that one has a challengeable decision before formulating a claim before the General Court