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......
Lexology PRO | Canada, European Union, Spain, etc. | 14 Jul 2021
A new executive order to promote competition in the US, revised EU vertical block exemption rules and guidelines, a new law on subsidy control in the UK, and enforcement actions against Facebook, Google, BMW, and others – plus more key competition and antitrust updates.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union | 8 Jul 2021
The European Commission has determined that Daimler, BMW and the Volkswagen group agreed not to compete over emissions technology in diesel cars, in its first-ever cartel decision penalising collusion over technical standards.
PRO Compliance | Global, USA | 3 Nov 2020
The agency’s annual report highlights its record enforcement numbers, its likely response to a Supreme Court ruling limiting its disgorgement powers, a significant uptick in whistleblower payouts and the agency’s first virtual trial amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Cooley LLP | USA | 28 Sep 2020
Last week, the SEC charged BMW and subsidiaries with Securities Act violations for disclosing inaccurate and misleading information about the…
Photon Legal | India | 12 Aug 2020
Launch of 'Audi e-Tron', Audi's first attempt at a fully electric SUV, changed the dynamics of automobile industry for good. These next gen electric…
PRO Compliance | China, Turkey | 2 Jul 2020
Turkey’s Competition Authority is investigating Mercedes-Benz, BMW and VW for allegedly colluding to restrict the roll out of emissions and safety technology, mirroring existing probes by the European Commission and China’s antitrust watchdog.