Lexology PRO | European Union | 6 May 2021
The European Commission is considering how to revise its horizontal block exemption rules after concluding that they do not give proper guidance on agreements in digital markets or on sustainability collaborations.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 28 Apr 2021
The European Commission has fined Bank of America, Credit Suisse and Crédit Agricole a total of €28.4 million for exchanging information and coordinating prices for SSA bonds, although Deutsche Bank escaped a €21.5 million fine as the leniency-applicant.
Lexology PRO | Switzerland | 26 Apr 2021
Switzerland’s highest court has ruled that Pfizer’s recommended price-lists for an erectile dysfunction drug restricted competition, in a decision that local competition lawyers say creates uncertainty about the legality of recommended resale prices.
Lexology PRO | Austria, European Union | 23 Apr 2021
Austria’s Federal Competition Authority has filed charges against seven subsidiaries of a national construction company as part of its largest-ever cartel investigation.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 19 Apr 2021
The UK's specialist competition tribunal has dismissed a musical instrument maker's appeal against a resale price maintenance fine that it agreed to pay as part of a settlement with the country’s antitrust enforcer, while upping the penalty because of the appeal.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 16 Apr 2021
The European Court of Justice has rejected Italmobiliare's appeal against a €35.9 million fine for its subsidiary's involvement in three food packaging tray cartels, concluding that it held a decisive influence over the company.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 15 Apr 2021
Subsidiaries may be held liable for the anticompetitive conduct of their parent companies, an EU advocate general has said in an opinion considering whether Mercedes Benz Trucks España should pay damages for Daimler’s role in the EU trucks cartel.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Romania | 9 Apr 2021
Romania’s Competition Council has raided the local Samsung subsidiary alongside the country’s top electronics retailers as it probes potential resale price maintenance agreements.
Lexology PRO | Canada, China, European Union, etc. | 6 Apr 2021
A look at New Zealand’s criminalisation of cartel offence, Japan’s new digital markets Act and new EU merger control guidance.
PRO Compliance | European Union, United Kingdom | 19 Mar 2021
The UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal has delayed a class certification hearing relating to the EU roll-on roll-off shipping cartel to November over concerns that listing it earlier would leave some defendant counsel unable to attend.