Links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Australia's antitrust merger laws have remained largely unchanged since 1993. The law prohibits the acquisition of assets or shares with the effect or likely effect of substantially lessening...
This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to competition & consumer law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
We explain what proposed changes to Australia's merger control laws could mean for companies in business in Australia.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Austrian Cartel and Competition Law Amendment Act 2021 (KaWeRÄG 2021) will introduce – in part substantial – amendments to the Austrian merger control regime as of 1 January 2022.
It is widely recognized and accepted that vertical mergers are generally pro-competitive or benign. For example, the Competition Bureau has stated in its Merger Enforcement Guidelines that vertical mergers ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Welcome to the September issue of Blakes Competitive Edge, a monthly publication of the Blakes Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group.
On September 20, 2021, Canadians will head to the polls to elect a new House of Commons. All of Canada's major political parties have released political platforms which outline their plans...
Unlike in some jurisdictions, Canadian merger review has not given rise to significant excitement of late. The recent Secure/Tervita case may have changed that. On June 30, 2021...
Bird & Bird
The European Commission has launched its largest package of economic stimulus measures in order to speed up the recovery of EU economies damaged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the so-called NextGenerationEU.
The European Commission recently released its draft revised Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and Vertical Guidelines.
Le 22 juillet dernier, l'Autorité de la concurrence, qui enquêtait depuis près de dix ans sur un cartel de plusieurs marques et fabricants de lunettes, a sanctionné quatre sociétés du secteur...
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Update of the FCA's Procedural Notice on Fines : Twice the Risk of Financial Penalties?
The French Competition Authority published on July 30, 2021 a notice on the method for determining fines in relation to anticompetitive practices, which repeals and replaces the previous notice dated May 16, 2011.
L'Autorité de la concurrence a publié un communiqué le 30 juillet 2021 relatif à la méthode de détermination des sanctions pécuniaires en matière de pratiques anticoncurrentielles qui abroge et...
In the recent decision in Suo Motu Case No. 1 of 2019 , the Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed a penalty of INR 2 Billion (Rupees Two Billion)
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Khaitan & Co
On 23 August 2021, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) found Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) liable for adversely impacting competition in the passenger vehicles segment.
Technology has transmuted not only the way people across the globe conduct business but also the way they behave.