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ACM enforces consumer rules mainly informally
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • Netherlands, European Union
  • November 16 2017

The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (“ACM”) is well known for its preference for settling violations of the rules that it supervises


ACM handhaaft consumentenregels vooral informeel
  • Maverick Advocaten NV
  • Netherlands, European Union
  • November 14 2017

De Autoriteit Consument en Markt (“ACM”) staat erom bekend dat zij er een voorkeur voor heeft om schendingen van de regels, waar zij toezicht op


The future of UK competition law and policy: BCLWG report on the implications of Brexit
  • Slaughter and May
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 8 2017

On 26 July 2017 the Brexit Competition Law Working Group (BCLWG) published its report containing its conclusions and recommendations on the


ACM closes probe into Fox over live-soccer TV rights due to lack of evidence of consumer harm
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • August 1 2017

On 10 July 2017, the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) discontinued its preliminary investigation into Fox. The investigation followed


District Court of The Hague rules on ACM's powers to select and inspect digital data
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • August 1 2017

On 18 July 2017, in the context of preliminary relief proceedings, the District Court of The Hague ruled that the Dutch Authority for Consumers and


Card Declined: £14 Billion class action against MasterCard rejected
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2017

An application to bring what would have been the first "opt-out" class action in the UK has been rejected. The claim against MasterCard was


District Court of Rotterdam upheld ACM's decision to clear lottery merger
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • August 1 2017

On 27 July 2017, the District Court of Rotterdam dismissed the appeal brought by Lottovate Nederland B.V. And Stichting Speel Verantwoord against the


Antitrust authorities are increasingly interested in pricing algorithms
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom, OECD, European Union
  • June 23 2017

A few months ago, we considered whether pricing algorithms might be the European Commission’s next antitrust target (here). The Commission had warned


European Commission Issues Findings on Geo-Blocking and the Digital Single Market
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 2 2017

On 10 May 2017, two years after launching its e-commerce sector inquiry on 6 May 2015, the European Commission published its final report (Final


The Court of Milan stands by the “Falabella” bag of Stella McCartney
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Italy
  • May 29 2017

The fashion industry welcomed the victory of company Stella McCartney Ltd. in the fight for the protection of the “Falabella” bag. Plaintiff filed a