Lexology PRO | European Union, Portugal | 27 Sep 2023
Portugal’s largest energy company has failed for a second time to convince an appellate court to overturn one of the country’s highest-ever abuse of dominance fines.
Lexology PRO | South Korea | 21 Sep 2023
Broadcom abused its superior bargaining position over Samsung by forcing the mobile phone maker into unfair long-term contracts for telecommunications components, Korea’s Fair Trade Commission has said.
Lexology PRO | India | 24 Aug 2023
Draft regulation in India proposes to allow businesses to end abuse of dominance investigations with settlements or remedies following the early stages of a probe.
Lexology PRO | South Korea | 14 Aug 2023
Apple is reportedly facing scrutiny from Korean prosecutors over the fees it charges game developers, less than a year after the country’s antitrust enforcer raided its local headquarters over similar issues.
Lexology PRO | Canada | 9 Aug 2023
Canadian broadcasters have convinced the country’s antitrust watchdog to open a preliminary review into Meta’s decision to block local users from accessing news content on its digital platforms to avoid complying with a new law to reimburse media outlets.
Lexology PRO | Australia | 8 Aug 2023
Too many businesses are “greenwashing” to gain a competitive advantage over those taking genuine steps to adopt sustainable practices, a senior official at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has said.
Lexology PRO | Italy | 13 Jun 2023
An Italian court has attacked the national competition authority’s abuse of economic dependence analysis in annulling an €11.3 million fine against the country’s largest postal service operator, ruling the agency’s findings were “contradictory and illogical”.
Lexology PRO | Germany | 2 Jun 2023
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office is investigating if Vodafone and its tower company subsidiary delayed a nascent rival’s access to network antennas in an attempt to block its entry into the domestic telecommunications market.
Lexology PRO | China | 31 May 2023
China’s competition authority has for the first time ever sanctioned a company for cartel conduct and abuse of dominance in a single case – slapping an active pharmaceutical ingredient supplier with a €37.7 million penalty.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 30 May 2023
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has agreed to decide which of two proposed class representatives seeking up to €25 billion in damages from Google is best placed to proceed with their claim ahead of a full certification hearing.