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Below, you will find the edition of the Competition Law and Policy Newsletter for the 3rd quarter of 2018, which compiles the most significant news in this area.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 13 September 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union handed down a judgment clarifying the concepts of "aggressive commercial practice" and "inertia selling" within the meaning of Directive 2005/29/EC ...
Van Bael & Bellis
The EFTA Court found that the principle of equivalence dictates that national procedural law must remain neutral in relation to the origin of the rights invoked.
Van Bael & Bellis
Court of Justice partly upholds Infineon appeal against General Court judgment in Smart card chip cartel case, but dismisses Philips appeal.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In the modern market scenario and increasing levels of competition, business entities are required to undergo change in their corporate structures.
Khaitan & Co
The Supreme Court allowed the appeals filed by 45 liquified petroleum gas cylinder manufacturers, setting aside CCI orders and order of the former Competition Appellate Tribunal, which had held that the manufacturers indulged in bid rigging ...
ACTECON
Italian Competition Authority, Autorità Garante Della Concorrenza E Del Mercato ("AGCM"), has fined Apple and Samsung on 24 October 2018 due to "planned obsolescence" of their smartphones ...
SKRINE
Shi Wen and Karyn examine the developments since the inception of the Competition Act 2010.
Mamo TCV Advocates
This procedure was deemed anti-constitutional in Federation of Estate Agents.
Mamo TCV Advocates
On the 29 May 2018, the Office for Competition ('the Office') issued a decision to accept commitments offered by St Edward's College and In Design (Malta) Limited.
Mamo TCV Advocates
Mamo TCV has been featured in the Global Legal Group's International Comparative Legal Guide to Cartels & Leniency.
Dentons
As regulators continue to expand and entrench their cross border enforcement and coordination capabilities, businesses having operations in the ASEAN countries ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 2, 2018, the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority published a consultation entitled "Draft definitions of Investment Consultancy services and Fiduciary Management services ...
ICSA
Companies are increasingly using pricing algorithms to set the prices for their products automatically.
ICSA
Breaking competition law can happen in different ways but some of the most serious ones are also the least understood.
Van Bael & Bellis
The individual pleas raised in the appeal are considered in more detail below.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A U.S. District Court ruled in favor of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. ("CBOT") and ME from allegations that they conspired to stop the CFTC from approving the application of a competing exchange.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
An antitrust reverse termination fee (ARTF), sometimes called an antitrust reverse breakup fee, is a fee payable by the buyer to the seller if and only if the deal cannot close because the necessary
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Senior associate Timothy Slattery (Washington, D.C.-Antitrust) has authored the article "Sample Shaming: FDA's Open Letter on Access to Samples Under REMS Programs Publically Calls Out Branded Drug Manufacturers to Aid Generic Entry" ...
McDermott Will & Emery
Although the third quarter of 2018 saw guilty pleas and new indictments in several current Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations, 2018 continues a downward trend in antitrust enforcement.
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