Mondaq UK: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Jones Day
The central issue—price discrimination—is notoriously contentious in view of scarce case law and strong (opposing) views among scholars and economists.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In perhaps the most hotly anticipated judgment in the European competition law world this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its landmark ruling on September 6, 2017...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Commission (EC) and other national competition authorities (NCAs) have traditionally shied away from investigating allegations of excessive pricing and appearing as price regulators.
Mishcon de Reya
On 23 January 2018, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) handed down its judgment in Case C-179/16 relating to an on-going saga concerning Hoffman-La Roche Ltd (Roche) ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Is this perception well-founded? And does it represent a new policy trend towards ‘social justice' objectives or simply a continuation of a policy driver that has underpinned EU competition enforcement for some time?
Stephenson Harwood
On 16 May 2018 the Supreme Court ("SC") allowed an appeal by the Competition & Markets Authority ("CMA") against a Court of Appeal judgment that found that the Office of Fair Trading ...
Field Fisher
In Deutschland gilt seit der letzten GWB-Novelle eine neue Aufgreifschwelle. Danach sind Unternehmenszusammenschlüsse beim Bundeskartellamt auch dann anzumelden, wenn das zu erwerbende Unternehmen die bisher...
Arnold & Porter
The UK's merger control regime is changing as of 11 June 2018 in industries that are sensitive to national security concerns.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 10, the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority issued the latest in a series of working papers as part of its Investment Consultants Market Investigation.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 26, 2018, the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority published three more consultative working papers as part of its Investment Consultants Market Investigation.
Field Fisher
The UK's antitrust regulator (the Competition and Markets Authority) has recently published its priorities for the year in its annual plan 2018/2019.
ICSA
A ruling in iiyama (UK) Ltd and others v Samsung Electronic Co Ltd and others from the Court of Appeal in the UK is likely to greatly expand the value of damages claimants can recover in future cartel cases.
Gowling WLG
On 10 April 2018, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced the disqualification of two directors in connection with a company's involvement in a cartel.
Dentons
Companies and their advisers need to be even more vigilant about the contents of internal documents concerning proposed deals, because the CMA is tightening its procedure for requiring production of them in merger...
Van Bael & Bellis
On 16 February 2018, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales applied the qualified effects test (i.e. the test according to which EU competition law can be applied to conduct ...
ICSA
The European Commission's €1 billion penalty shows little fear of US complaints of favouritism
Pinsent Masons LLP
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will target "industries that are at a greater risk of cartels forming" as part of a new campaign to crack down on anti-competitive behaviour.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 21, 2018, following a market investigation reference from the FCA in September 2017, the Competition and Markets Authority published a progress report on the Investment Consultants Market Investigation ...
Brodies LLP
The UK competition regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), has announced a 30% increase in "tip-offs" relating to cartels in 2017 following its "Cracking down on Cartels" ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It has been a year since Article 50 was triggered on March 29, 2017, and if no extension is given, the U.K. will leave the European Union (EU) on March 29, 2019
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Arnold & Porter
The UK's merger control regime is changing as of 11 June 2018 in industries that are sensitive to national security concerns.
Jones Day
The central issue—price discrimination—is notoriously contentious in view of scarce case law and strong (opposing) views among scholars and economists.
Cooley LLP
Under new measures coming into force on 11 June, the UK government will have greater powers to intervene in mergers that potentially raise national security concerns...
McDermott Will & Emery
Pursuant to the EU merger control rules, a transaction that falls within the purview of the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR) must be notified to the European Commission (Commission) in advance (Article 4(1) EUMR), and must not be implemented until cleared by the Commission, known as the "standstill" obligation (Article 7[1] EUMR).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The "standstill obligation" under Article 7 of the Regulation 139/2004 on Merger Control (EUMR)[2] prevents parties from implementing their transaction before receiving merger clearance ...
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