Mondaq UK: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Dentons
In the long-awaited Coty ruling, the Court of Justice of the European Union has confirmed that luxury brands may restrict distributors in a selective distribution network ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The judgment was delivered in the context of a dispute between Coty Germany GmbH, a supplier of luxury cosmetics established in Germany...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) confirmed in a short judgment of 6 December 2017 that a prohibition imposed on authorized distributors from using third party platforms ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Case AT.40023 Cross-border access to pay-TV, 28 September 2016
Field Fisher
The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled in Coty v Parfümerie Akzente (C-230/16) that suppliers of luxury goods can restrict authorised distributors in their selective distribution system ...
Field Fisher
Die Europäische Kommission (Kommission) hat am 8. Februar 2017 ein Bußgeld in Höhe von € 68 Mio. verhängt, da die betroffenen Unternehmen Preise für den Ankauf gebrauchter Autobatterien festgesetzt hatten.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
After considerable preparations and consultation the European Commission has on 29 November 2017 issued a Communication [1] "setting out the EU approach to standard essential patents".
Baker & McKenzie
In an opinion issued on 22 November 2017, EU-the Advocate General confirmed that the EU competition law provisions do not apply to companies that are part of the same corporate group.
Jones Day
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into a specific provision of the UK-controlled foreign company rules.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 29, 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority published a Statement of Objections issued to four asset management firms under the Competition Act 1998.
Womble Bond Dickinson
Interested parties have the opportunity to provide views and comments on the proposed priorities until 14 January 2018.
Mishcon de Reya
With online sales now integral to many retail businesses, the issue of whether luxury goods suppliers can stop goods which qualify for selective distribution from being sold via third party platforms such as Amazon and eBay is more important than ever.
Mishcon de Reya
On 23 May, the CMA issued a statement of objections, which is a provisional finding that Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited (MSD) has breached UK competition law by abusing its dominant position.
Jones Day
The UK Financial Conduct Authority has launched a market study into whether competition works well in the insurance broker market.
Shepherd & Wedderburn
Market investigations are a special tool available to the CMA under the Enterprise Act 2002 (the EA 02), which allow the CMA to look in a wide-ranging way at how well competition is working in a particular market...
Stephenson Harwood
The UK's main competition law enforcement authority, the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has intervened to resolve competition law concerns in the fast-growing online auction house sector.
Vannin Capital
While many of these claims are being brought by large commercial organisations (often with the support of third party litigation funders), there is now also the first application to bring a major collective damages...
Clyde & Co
Potentially the biggest and most complex claim in British legal history, according to some commentators, the Competition Appeal Tribunal
Clyde & Co
If a dominant company provides evidence that fidelity rebates are not capable of restricting competition, the European Commission (or national competition authority bringing proceedings)...
Baker & McKenzie
Welcome to the latest issue of our Asia Pacific Quarterly on competition law. The report provides a regular and concise overview of significant competition law developments that may affect your business operations in the region.
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