Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, China, etc. | 10 Aug 2022
Canada enacts amendments to the Investment Canada Act 1985, China pushes back against FDI “discrimination,” and Australia doubles filing fees for foreign investors – plus other key updates.
Ploum | European Union | 21 Jun 2022
Vanaf 1998 heeft de Europese Unie in drie fasen de marktregels voor elektriciteit en aardgas vastgelegd voor Europese producenten, netbeheerders…
Lexology PRO | European Union, Turkey | 19 Apr 2022
The Turkish Competition Authority has asked the government to introduce specific antitrust rules for digital gatekeepers alongside a general code of conduct for online marketplaces to reduce asymmetry in bargaining power.
Lexology PRO | Central & South America, Mexico | 4 Apr 2022
Mexico’s antitrust watchdog has launched its first-ever sector inquiry into digital markets after successfully convincing a court that the national telecommunications regulator did not have the power to conduct a similar probe.
Lexology PRO | Central & South America, Mexico | 25 Mar 2022
Mexico City’s international airport has been ordered to pay a €38 million abuse of dominance fine, after the country’s competition authority concluded it restricted a luxury bus company from providing transport services to travellers.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia | 25 Mar 2022
One of Australia’s largest ice cream makers has agreed to pay a fine of €8.2 million after admitting that its five-year exclusive dealing arrangement with a major food distributor breached competition rules.
Lexology PRO | Africa, South Africa | 15 Mar 2022
South Africa’s Competition Commission is seeking a maximum abuse of dominance fine against Meta for allegedly trying to restrict an online “chatbot” from using WhatsApp to provide public health information to citizens on behalf of the government.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, New Zealand | 8 Mar 2022
New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has recommended more than a dozen fixes for sluggish competition in the grocery sector, but stopped short of suggesting retail divestitures to break up a supermarket duopoly or having the government facilitate new entrants.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, India | 7 Mar 2022
The Competition Commission of India has ordered a full investigation into Star India after making a preliminary finding that the media company abused its dominance by charging discriminatory prices for its “indispensable” television channel offerings.
Lexology PRO | Global, United Kingdom | 25 Feb 2022
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has provided the final outstanding approval for S&P Global’s €39 billion acquisition of IHS Markit, after enforcers in the EU, US and Canada cleared the deal with similar structural remedies at the end of last year.