Lexology PRO | Cambodia, Indonesia, OECD, etc. | 28 Jul 2021
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has recommended that Cambodia does not exempt state-owned enterprises from its upcoming competition law and works to boost competition in the ports and shipping sectors.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China, Hong Kong | 26 Jul 2021
China’s competition authority has fined Tencent the statutory maximum for failing to notify its acquisition of China Music in 2016, while also ordering the company to end all of its exclusive licensing deals with record labels as a fix for the competitive harm caused by the deal.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Cyprus, Estonia, etc. | 23 Jul 2021
Lexology PRO shares daily regulatory updates published by competition and antitrust authorities around the world.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France | 22 Jul 2021
Orange and its rival SFR have settled a follow-on damages dispute in France after the country’s antitrust authority fined the former €350 million in 2015 for discriminatory practices in the mobile and fixed-line telecommunications markets.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 15 Jul 2021
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has fined four drugmakers over £266 million for inflating the price of a life-saving drug by over 10,000% and preventing the entry of competing medicines.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, Ireland | 15 Jul 2021
EU data protection authorities have appeared to compromise by rejecting calls for an EU-wide ban on Facebook processing WhatsApp’s data – but ordering the Irish data watchdog to formally investigate the group’s practices.
Lexology PRO | Canada, European Union, Spain, etc. | 14 Jul 2021
A new executive order to promote competition in the US, revised EU vertical block exemption rules and guidelines, a new law on subsidy control in the UK, and enforcement actions against Facebook, Google, BMW, and others – plus more key competition and antitrust updates.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union, United Kingdom | 12 Jul 2021
The European Commission is considering whether its 24-year-old market definition notice needs revising after an evaluation concluded that the guidance may not reflect recent developments in digital markets.
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, New Zealand, etc. | 9 Jul 2021
Tougher data privacy and portability regulations are among 72 initiatives announced by US President Joe Biden in an executive order aimed at increasing competition.
Lexology PRO | Australia, USA | 9 Jul 2021
An appellate court in Australia has sided with Epic Games and lifted a stay on the developer’s lawsuit accusing Apple of illegally maintaining its monopoly over the distribution of apps and in-app payments on its mobile platform.