Lexology PRO | Australia, Cyprus, European Union, etc. | 27 Jul 2021
Lexology PRO shares daily regulatory updates published by competition and antitrust authorities around the world.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union, United Kingdom | 12 Jul 2021
The European Commission is considering whether its 24-year-old market definition notice needs revising after an evaluation concluded that the guidance may not reflect recent developments in digital markets.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 9 Jul 2021
The European Commission has published its draft updated vertical block exemption regulation and related guidelines after almost three years of consultation and review.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union | 8 Jul 2021
The European Commission has determined that Daimler, BMW and the Volkswagen group agreed not to compete over emissions technology in diesel cars, in its first-ever cartel decision penalising collusion over technical standards.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, Central & South America, European Union, etc. | 30 Jun 2021
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into the proposed merger between Iberia and Air Europa, finding the deal may negatively harm competition on passenger routes to and from Spain.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, Greece, etc. | 23 Jun 2021
The heads of Europe's national antitrust authorities have said they should jointly enforce the Digital Markets Act with the European Commission, as it would be challenging for the EU enforcer to sufficiently apply the new rules on its own.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, United Kingdom | 22 Jun 2021
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into whether Google anticompetitively favours its own services in the digital advertising sector.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland | 18 Jun 2021
The European Commission has accused Insurance Ireland of “arbitrarily delaying” or denying rival insurers access to its data-sharing platform.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, OECD, etc. | 14 Jun 2021
The UK’s chief competition economist has rejected an assertion from a Facebook official that proposed regulation of digital platforms in Europe could decrease consumer welfare.
Lexology PRO | European Union, USA | 9 Jun 2021
The initial findings of the European Commission’s inquiry into the consumer Internet of Things have revealed concerns about the role of voice assistants as intermediaries between consumers and smart devices.