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Excessive pricing enforcement action on the rise: a new enforcement trend?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • August 31 2017

Although enshrined in the EU treaties since inception, 'unfair pricing' as an abuse of market power was a little-used tool in enforcers' armoury


The Commission fines a leading IT company with a record EUR 2.42 billion fine for abuse of dominance
  • K&L Gates
  • European Union
  • August 30 2017

On 27 June 2017, the Commission announced it had concluded one of its investigations against a leading IT company ("Company") with the imposition of


The European Commission alleges breaches of merger procedural rules in three cases
  • K&L Gates
  • European Union
  • August 30 2017

On 6 July 2017, the European Commission (“Commission”) announced it had opened three investigations against companies which have allegedly breached


Excessive pricing in pharmaceuticals: When does my price increase become an antitrust problem?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union
  • August 4 2017

Competition authorities do not view themselves as price regulators. Most do not want to decide whether a price is right or not in an industry. That is


Competition and antitrust in the digital age
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • July 20 2017

Digital markets are a priority under existing EU competition policy. The fast-paced nature of the market has posed challenges for competition


EU Set to Open Antitrust Cooperation Talks With Japan
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Japan
  • July 17 2017

The European Union and Japan have taken a major step towards agreeing to a full trade treaty, reaching a "political agreement" to negotiate a


The EU’s Competition Commissioner has urged legal action against Google but who can sue and what can be claimed?
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 5 2017

On 27 June 2017, the European Commission announced that it had fined Google 2.42 billion for abuse of dominance in its promotion of its shopping


Not the result Google was searching for following expensive EC shopping spree
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • European Union
  • July 3 2017

On 27 June 2017, the European Commission announced that it had fined Google Inc. EUR 2.42 billion (A$3.6 billion) for contravening EU antitrust rules


Google fined $2.7 BILLION!
  • Gardere
  • European Union
  • June 30 2017

The NPR reported that Google violated EU antitrust laws as it “denied other companies the chance to compete on the merits and to innovate. And most


European Commission opens four further investigations in a move to crack down on anti-competitive practices in online retailing
  • Slaughter and May
  • European Union
  • June 28 2017

The European Commission recently opened investigations into the distribution practices of Guess, Nike, Sanrio and Universal Studios, the latest in