Lexology PRO | Brazil | 6 Oct 2022
Brazil's competition authority has fined a vehicle rental business €3.3 million for rigging bids to rent equipment and vehicles for the conservation and improvement of rural roads in the state of Paraná.
Lexology PRO | Bangladesh | 28 Sep 2022
The Bangladesh Competition Commission has accused dozens of businesses and individuals, including consumer goods giant Unilever, of breaching the country’s cartel and abuse of dominance rules following allegedly unjustified price increases in several markets.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 19 May 2022
A strong ESG-strategy can increase stock liquidity, unlock competitive value, and give an advantage in contract bidding, according to Susan Du Becker, director of risk and compliance at Microsoft.
Lexology PRO | Canada | 27 Apr 2022
Canada’s deputy prime minister has proposed amending the country’s competition law to increase the penalties for abuse of dominance and allow private litigants to file abuse claims, but local lawyers have criticised the lack of public debate surrounding the changes.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 11 Feb 2022
The UK’s antitrust enforcer will help Google develop its initiative to remove third-party cookies from its Chrome browser before monitoring the company’s global compliance with procompetitive commitments for the next six years, the agency has said while formally accepting the proposals.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, European Union, Germany, etc. | 12 Jan 2022
Germany’s antitrust watchdog is consulting on commitments offered by Google to end a probe into its online news service, one week after the agency confirmed the company is subject to a host of new competition rules that target especially powerful platforms.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, India | 19 Nov 2021
A key hurdle to greater price competition for generic drugs in India is consumer concern and information asymmetry about quality, according to a market study conducted by the country’s competition watchdog.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom, etc. | 6 Oct 2021
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has ruled that a class action claim against Google can proceed in the UK and will include the technology company’s businesses in the US and Ireland.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Oct 2021
In the latest Episode in our public M&A podcast series, we look back at one of the most active Summers in the public M&A markets in some time. In…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Canada, European Union, etc. | 11 Aug 2021
New and updated guidance relating to collaboration between competitors in select jurisdictions around the globe.