Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, China, etc. | 10 Aug 2022
Canada enacts amendments to the Investment Canada Act 1985, China pushes back against FDI “discrimination,” and Australia doubles filing fees for foreign investors – plus other key updates.
Johnson Winter Slattery | Australia | 8 Sep 2021
A hotly anticipated decision in the ongoing saga of the Babcock & Brown liquidation was handed down last week, resulting in another win for the…
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, China, etc. | 24 Jun 2021
How the regulatory landscape for IoT is developing to promote market fairness, data security and consumer protection in key jurisdictions around the world.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Netherlands | 3 Jun 2021
A Dutch appeals tribunal has confirmed the dismissal of the national competition authority’s highest-ever abuse of dominance fine because the enforcer failed to show that state-owned railway NS was actually dominant.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 25 May 2021
In a new report, the agency has warned that criminals are using encrypted messaging services to thwart its investigations, that fintech banks are popular among money launderers, and that the pandemic and Brexit may lead to increased corruption risks for UK companies.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 20 May 2021
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office will work closely with businesses as and when it issues a decision ordering a company to grant access to its data under far-reaching new competition rules that came into force earlier this year, the head of its General Policy Division has said.
Lexology PRO | European Union, South Africa | 17 May 2021
The Competition Commission of South Africa plans to call in below-threshold deals in digital markets to tackle concerns about killer acquisitions, but local lawyers have criticised its “overly cautious” approach.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union, France | 7 May 2021
The Belgian Competition Authority has accepted Carrefour Belgium’s offer to divest its purchasing department to a separate legal entity to address the enforcer’s concerns about its joint purchasing alliance with Provera.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 6 May 2021
The European Commission is considering how to revise its horizontal block exemption rules after concluding that they do not give proper guidance on agreements in digital markets or on sustainability collaborations.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 5 May 2021
The European Commission has announced plans to tackle foreign subsidies that may harm competition within the EU single market by introducing a new notification system for deals that are partly financed by non-EU governments.