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Competition Commission publishes its emerging thinking on the payment protection insurance market

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 15 2007

The UK’s Competition Commission (CC) has published its emerging thinking, based on its analysis to date, on competition in the supply of all payment protection insurance (PPI) to non-business customers in the UK

Competition Commission publishes final report on the PPI market and sets out a package of remedies to improve the market

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2009

The Competition Commission (CC) has published its final report into the Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) market and has introduced a package of remedies to address market competitiveness

European Commission presents its preliminary views on the renewal of the Insurance Block Exemption

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 25 2009

On March 24 2009, the European Commission (Commission) presented its preliminary Report on whether to renew the current Insurance Block Exemption (IBER), which is due to expire in March 2010

European Commission publishes results of a study on tying and other potentially unfair commercial practices in the retail financial service sector

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 28 2010

In 2007 the European Commission announced a study on tying and other potentially unfair commercial practices in the retail financial sector

Payment protection insurance market investigation

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 12 2007

The Competition Commission (CC) has published a paper entitled Payment protection insurance market investigation - Emerging thinking

New block exemption regulation for insurance sector adopted

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 25 2010

Yesterday, 24 March 2010, the European Commission (Commission) adopted a new Block Exemption Regulation (IBER) for the insurance sector

Executives could carry the milk can for supermarket’s involvement in dairy cartel

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2010

A judgment of the English High Court published on Friday 15 January concerning the potential liability of executives for cartel activities could have wide reaching implications for companies and employees implicated in cartels, for insurers and for the Office of Fair Trading’s (OFT) leniency policy and its fledgling settlement procedure

Are you ready for the new Block Exemption?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 20 2010

In October 2009 the European Commission published its draft Block Exemption Regulation (IBER) for the insurance sector and launched a public consultation on its proposals

German cartel court clears insurance pools

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Germany
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  • January 30 2009

In a final decision published on 23 September 2008, the Düsseldorf Court of Appeal recently annulled a decision taken by the German federal cartel office (the Bundeskartellamt) prohibiting the creation of an insurance pool and gave some crucial guidance on the criteria to be applied to define such pools with respect to the insurance industry

Direct marketing of insurance contracts in Italy

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Italy
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  • October 29 2008

The Italian antitrust authority issued a sanction against a financial entity carrying out distance marketing of insurance products, as it was delivering the pre-contractual information only following the contract being entered into