Lexology PRO | European Union, Italy | 28 Mar 2022
Competition authorities must not use behavioural antitrust probes to examine and penalise mergers, an Italian court has held in a decision to annul a €10.9 million abuse of dominance fine imposed on the CTS Eventim-TicketOne group by the national antitrust enforcer.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 20 Jan 2022
The European Commission’s smart device sector inquiry has confirmed its preliminary concerns about potential barriers to entry and tying practises in the market for voice assistants, as well as a lack of interoperability across the wider sector.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 5 Jan 2022
Germany’s antitrust enforcer has deemed that Google has paramount significance for competition across markets, in its first application of a law that opens the technology company up to a range of special obligations.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia | 28 Oct 2021
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recommended introducing a mandatory choice screen to provide consumers with a selection of search engines to address Google’s dominance in the market.
PRO Compliance | Australia | 15 Dec 2020
Australia’s competition watchdog has warned that supermarket chain Woolworths Group’s proposed investment in a major food distributor could harm competition by removing an important buyer in that market.
PRO Compliance | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 1 Dec 2020
How to ensure cooperative pro-sustainability agreements comply with competition law and new approaches to regulating digital markets are among this week’s key competition and antitrust highlights.
PRO Compliance | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 20 Oct 2020
Lexology Pro Compliance looks at some of the most informative articles published on Lexology in the past week for compliance teams to stay up-to-date on competition and antitrust issues, including key guidance from regulators around the world and practical tips.
PRO Compliance | European Union, France | 27 Jul 2020
France’s Competition Authority has published new merger guidelines, which give companies greater pre-notification powers and clarification on the authority’s simplified merger procedure.
PRO Compliance | USA | 1 Jul 2020
The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have published new guidelines for analysing vertical mergers.
Goldberg Segalla LLP | USA | 29 Mar 2019
In a shocking bit of news, on Monday, March 25, 2019, New Jersey lawmakers called off a vote to legalize adult use cannabis. The news was particularly…