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The Concept of Full-Function Joint Venture in the EU
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • August 8 2016

In the European Union (EU), at the inception of a joint venture (JV), parent companies must determine whether the newly created structure presents a


Merger control: gun jumping goes global
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • 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
  • European Union
  • 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


The European Commission Fines Truck Manufacturers a Record 2.93 billion for Cartel Conduct
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 15 2016

On 19 July 2016, the European Commission (Commission) imposed fines totaling 2,926,499,000 on four truck producers (39824 - Trucks). The fine is the


Exploitative abuses of a dominant position
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • 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


Arjowiggins takeover of M-Real Zanders' reflex paper mill cleared, subject to conditions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • June 6 2008

On 4 June 2008 the European Commission cleared, subject to conditions, the proposed acquisition by the French paper manufacturer, Arjowiggins, of the Reflex paper production mill in Germany, owned by the Finnish paper manufacturer M-Real


General Court of the EU Confirms Fines Imposed on Lundbeck and Generic Drug Manufacturers for Entering into Patent Settlements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • September 22 2016

On 8 September 2016, the General Court of the EU (GCEU) handed down five judgments upholding a decision by the Commission of 19 June 2013 imposing


EU Court Rules That Royalties for Unpatented Technology Are Not Necessarily Anticompetitive
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • July 11 2016

On 7 July 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down a judgment on whether Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of


European Commission to settle half its ongoing cartel investigations in 2013
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 30 2013

Joaquín Almunia, the European Union's Commissioner for Competition, has announced that the European Commission hopes to settle around half of


Enforcement of antitrust rules to distribution agreements in Europe
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • 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