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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


The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Confirms the Commission’s Approach to Hybrid Settlements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • March 10 2017

The case follows on from the Commission’s Animal Feed Phosphates cartel decision pursuant to which fines totalling 176 million were imposed on a


Overview of the Proposed Reforms of the EU Merger Control Regime
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • December 6 2016

In October 2016, the European Commission launched a public consultation to continue the process of identifying possible areas of the EU Merger


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


Rolls-Royce Proposed Acquisition of Spanish Rival Industria de Turbo Propulsores. The European Commission Invites Interested Third Parties to Submit Comments
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • March 8 2017

On 4 March 2017, the European Commission (Commission) published a notice concerning the notification of the proposed acquisition of the Spanish


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


Tomra: tension between simply “capable” of restricting competition and the “effects-based” approach
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • April 20 2012

On 19 April 2012, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) confirmed that Tomraa supplier of reverse vending machines (which collect used drink containers)infringed European competition law by abusing its dominant position through various “exclusionary” practices


Unfair Commercial Practices: The European Court of Justice Specifies Criteria for Comparative Advertising
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • February 21 2017

On 8 February 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down a judgment on a reference for a preliminary ruling stating that comparative


National competition authorities in Europe are not bound by the European Commission de minimis notice
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 10 2013

On 13 December 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that national competition authorities (NCAs) can apply European competition