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The Cartel Report: Commentary On Antitrust Enforcement From Around The World
Not too long ago, many countries—perhaps even most countries—either did not criminalize cartel conduct or did not enforce the laws prohibiting cartels.
19 Dec 2014
Multijurisdictional Merger Filings - April 2014
Cross-border mergers frequently trigger pre-closing antitrust reviews.
11 Apr 2014
Global Competition Outlook: 2014
Mayer Brown’s competition team presents its "2014 Outlook," where we identify the key issues and describe our expectations for the year ahead.
23 Jan 2014
Multijurisdictional Merger Filings - February 2013
Cross-border mergers frequently trigger pre-closing antitrust reviews. Such reviews are complex and can be fraught with risk.
5 Mar 2013
Multijurisdictional Merger Filings: News and Recent Developments - April 2012
Cross-border mergers frequently trigger pre-closing antitrust reviews. Such reviews are complex and can be fraught with risk.
19 Apr 2012
New US FTC Consent Decree Underscores Risks Of Exclusive Arrangements For Companies With Large Market Shares
The US Federal Trade Commission recently issued a consent decree that brings into focus the risks of requiring exclusivity. While In the Matter of Pool Corporation, FTC File No. 101 0115 (Nov. 21, 2011), involves unique facts, we believe that the FTC is investigating a number of exclusive arrangements, and that there may be other consent decrees to follow.
United States
7 Dec 2011
Multijurisdictional Merger Filings
Cross-border mergers frequently trigger pre-closing antitrust reviews.
24 Nov 2011
The Food Sector – The Competitive Environment May Be To Blame
There is an unprecedented focus by the competition authorities in Europe on the food sector, and this sector is being subjected to a root and branch review. Large processed food suppliers and retailers are likely to be a particular focus of attention.
European Union
2 Jul 2010
One Meeting is One Too Much! The European Court of Justice Sets a Strict Antitrust Standard for Information Exchanges Between Competitors
On June 4, 2009, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) rendered an important judgment on the permissibility of information exchanges between competitors.
European Union
19 Jun 2009
State Aid: European Commission Issues Communication on Recapitalization of Financial Institutions
In the past two months, the European Commission (“Commission”) has approved a great number of national schemes for stabilizing the financial sector as well as individual recapitalization measures.
European Union
15 Dec 2008
The Scope Of The Relevant Geographic Market – Germany’s Federal Supreme Court Opens the Border
With its decision of 5 October 2004 the Bundesgerichtshof (Federal Supreme Court) of Germany (the "Court") has abandoned its decisional practice that the scope of a product market due to legal principles is geographically limited to the territory of Germany. In its decision the Court recognizes the concept of market definition based on economic principles and acknowledges that product markets may be transnational.
24 Feb 2005
The Draft Notice on the Guidelines on the Application of Article 81(3) EC Treaty
On 3 October 2003 the Commission launched consultation on draft texts in order to complete the reform of the European antitrust procedures. This so-called "modernization package" must be seen in light of the new enforcement system for the European competition rules on restrictive agreements and the abuse of dominant positions that will enter into force in May 2004.
United States
14 May 2004
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