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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


European developments impacting dominant, vertically integrated operators the TeliaSonera judgment
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Sweden
  • March 10 2011

On 17 February 2011, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) - on a reference for a preliminary ruling by the Stockholm District Court (SDC) - clarified, and indeed expanded upon, the scope of the law in relation to pricing practices of vertically integrated companies


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


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


Commission opens second phase in ArjowigginsM-real Zanders’ Reflex Mill deal
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France, Germany
  • December 14 2007

The European Commission has opened an in-depth second phase investigation into the proposed acquisition of M-real Zanders’ Reflex Mill, a German company, by the French company Arjowiggins


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


Mergers: Commission initiates second phase investigation into WorldspanTravelsport deal
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • May 11 2007

The European Commission has opened a second phase in-depth investigation into the planned acquisition of Worldspan by Travelsport


Under EU competition law: handle with care
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • June 28 2010

The exchange between companies of commercially sensitive information, such as prices, sales and other details of commercial strategies or conduct, could be regarded as a means to influence the conduct of competitors on the market


European distribution: antitrust pitfalls arising out of warranty repair services
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • October 19 2010

In the context of its preliminary antitrust investigation into Apple's iPhone guarantee policies, the European Commission has confirmed that, in order not to infringe competition rules, suppliers should provide EU-wide warranty services, regardless of the EUEEA country where the product was purchased


European Commission publishes decision fining Intel EUR 1.06 billion for abusing its dominant position
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • September 28 2009

In this important case, involving conditional rebates and unilateral restrictive practices, the Commission fined Intel EUR1.06 billion - the largest fine ever assessed on a single company