PRO Compliance | Australia, European Union, Global, etc. | 2 Mar 2021
eBay and Adevinta have agreed to sell off their primary classified advertising businesses in the UK to gain approval from the country’s competition enforcer for their $9.2 billion tie-up.
PRO Compliance | European Union | 26 Feb 2021
Separate abuse of dominance fines imposed by Slovakia's competition enforcer and the European Commission on Slovak Telekom did not breach EU law, because they related to conduct in different markets, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
PRO Compliance | European Union, OECD, Portugal, etc. | 24 Feb 2021
The heads of antitrust authorities in the US, Portugal and Spain have said their agencies are keeping a close eye on competition issues in labour markets to help boost economies as they recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, etc. | 24 Feb 2021
A look at the UK’s post-Brexit competition regime, the impact of algorithms on market integrity, and recent enforcement actions.
PRO Compliance | European Union | 23 Feb 2021
Margrethe Vestager has defended the omission of any reference to essential facilities in the European Commission’s proposed Digital Markets Act, arguing that the agency has found a middle ground between that doctrine and competition law enforcement.
PRO Compliance | Australia | 23 Feb 2021
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is exploring potential reforms to the country’s merger rules, which currently place insufficient weight on competition risks, the chair of the agency has said.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Global, United Kingdom, etc. | 22 Feb 2021
Epic Games cannot sue Apple in the UK for removing its Fortnite game from the App Store, although it can bring a claim against Google for similar behaviour, the Competition Appeal Tribunal has ruled.
PRO Compliance | Australia | 22 Feb 2021
The criminal indictment lodged against ANZ, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and several of their employees for allegedly colluding to distribute A$789 million worth of ANZ shares to bank executives reportedly contains 44 separate charges.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Ukraine | 19 Feb 2021
Ukraine's Supreme Court has overturned the competition enforcer's decision to fine the country's largest tobacco distributor €101.5 million, ruling that the agency failed to prove that the company colluded with four cigarette makers to prevent rivals from entering the market.
Lexology PRO | Australia, China, Hong Kong, etc. | 19 Feb 2021
A look at mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations, protection of privacy during the pandemic and recent antitrust developments from the Asia-pacific region.