Lexology PRO | European Union, Global, United Kingdom, etc. | 23 Nov 2023
As AI development gains traction, regulators deliberate how to mitigate the competitive risks of the technology.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland, OECD | 9 Nov 2023
A European Court of Justice advisor has recommended scrapping a first instance ruling that granted Apple a reprieve from paying Ireland €13 billion in allegedly unpaid taxes.
Lexology PRO | China | 9 Nov 2023
China’s antitrust authority has fined 21 companies over €22.3 million for fixing cement prices in a local province after a regional court uncovered the conspiracy during a separate criminal probe.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Norway | 8 Nov 2023
Nordea's proposed acquisition of Danske Bank’s personal and private banking businesses requires closer scrutiny because it risks harming competition for mortgage services, the Norwegian Competition Authority has said.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland, Italy, etc. | 24 Oct 2023
An online travel agency has urged the UK's antitrust authority to open a market inquiry into low-cost airlines like Ryanair over alleged anticompetitive "aggressive tactics".
Lexology PRO | USA | 18 Oct 2023
“At the end of the day, penalties need to exceed the costs of compliance,” a CFTC official said as the agency announced changes to its enforcement approach.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Italy | 11 Oct 2023
A national consortium of used mineral oils may have abused its dominance by hindering the operations of two new entrants through exclusionary and discriminatory conduct, Italy’s Competition Authority has said.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Bulgaria, European Union, etc. | 26 Sep 2023
MAS issues guidance on the effective detection of sanctions-related risks, the UK FCA assesses the impact of international de-risking, and India steps up its money laundering prevention efforts – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 18 Sep 2023
The UK competition regulator has warned that companies could develop entrenched market advantages from AI foundation models, placing consumers at higher risk of AI-enabled fraud.
Wanhuida Intellectual Property | China | 11 Sep 2023
Under China's current patent regime, patents for chemical compounds are most desirable to pharmaceutical companies, as they offer broad coverage and strong protection over the patented technology. A hydrate is a chemical compound with crystalline water in its structure. In practice, opinions vary as to whether the hydrates of a patented chemical compound fall within the latter's protection......