ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law | Turkey | 17 Jun 2021
The Competition Board has published its reasoned decision regarding its investigation into whether six fertiliser suppliers violated Law 4054 on the…
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union | 16 Jun 2021
The European Commission has banned ten banks – including Barclays and Deutsche Bank – from participating in certain bond sales to fund coronavirus recovery due to their previous cartel involvement.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Spain | 16 Jun 2021
Spain’s antitrust authority has launched an investigation into some of the country’s biggest banks for allegedly tying certain products or services with covid-19 relief loans provided to companies or freelance workers.
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, Finland, etc. | 15 Jun 2021
A look at the ACCC’s historic loss in the first criminal cartel case in Australia, e-commerce competition concerns in Turkey, tougher merger control measures in Finland and the US, and competition concerns around IoT in Europe – plus other key competition and antitrust updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 15 Jun 2021
A European Commission official has defended the EU’s proposed gatekeeper regulation against a German antitrust adviser’s allegations that the new rules are merely an attempt to patch over gaps in competition law enforcement.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 15 Jun 2021
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has launched a market study into Apple’s and Google’s mobile ecosystems, citing concerns that their market power may be stifling competition across a range of digital markets.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 15 Jun 2021
A look at what regulators around the world are doing to address the impact of data on competition in digital markets and clamp down on big tech monopolies.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, OECD, etc. | 14 Jun 2021
The UK’s chief competition economist has rejected an assertion from a Facebook official that proposed regulation of digital platforms in Europe could decrease consumer welfare.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 14 Jun 2021
Despite investigating the deal for almost a year, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority still cannot show that it has jurisdiction to review Facebook’s $400 million acquisition of Giphy, the merging companies have claimed.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 11 Jun 2021
Adtech players have welcomed commitments from Google that would resolve a UK antitrust investigation of its controversial Privacy Sandbox and subject it to ongoing competition and data protection regulatory scrutiny.