Lexology PRO | Germany | 5 Sep 2023
BMW, Bosch, and other companies in the automotive industry sector can continue to collaborate on plans to modernise wire harnesses, subject to certain tweaks, Germany’s antitrust watchdog has said.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, China, etc. | 25 Aug 2023
Increased ESG scrutiny and regulation could be driving companies to not disclose social governance data. Lexology PRO explores the risks of “social hushing” and how businesses can boost transparency.
Bristows | European Union, United Kingdom | 23 Feb 2023
This month’s CLIP is the recent judgment of the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) concerning the territorial scope of the CMA’s investigatory…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Canada, China, etc. | 18 Feb 2023
Companies should build robust ethical AI governance structures and policies to mitigate risks of bias, privacy breaches and harmful use.
Slaughter and May | European Union, United Kingdom | 10 Feb 2023
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) and High Court have issued a single ruling in Bayerische Motoren Werke AG v Competition and Markets Authority…
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 8 Dec 2022
The UK’s antitrust enforcer has fined BMW for failing to provide information in its investigation into alleged collusion in the vehicle recycling market, rejecting the manufacturer’s argument that it cannot compel production from companies based outside the UK.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | European Union, Germany | 25 Oct 2022
In Autumn 2021, individuals affiliated with Deutsche Umwelthilfe, Fridays for Future and Greenpeace filed claims at various German courts against…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Brazil, China, etc. | 28 Sep 2021
A look at China’s shipping crisis, the UK fuel shortage and the global energy crunch, and what they can teach businesses on strengthening business continuity and supply chains alike.
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein | European Union | 2 Sep 2021
The European Commission has clearly demonstrated its determination to meet the targets of the European Green Deal after imposing fines of €875 million on BMW and Volkswagen Group, which were found to have colluded to restrict the development of a technology that could reduce harmful emissions.
Fieldfisher | Germany | 29 Jul 2021
The European Commission has imposed fines of €875 million on BMW, Daimler and the Volkswagen Group for an antitrust violation lasting more than five years. The commission is expected to take a more critical view of environment-related agreements, such as those in which competitors agree to use more environmentally friendly technologies, but simultaneously reach an understanding that they will......