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Reduction In Leniency; Drop In Enforcement?
Leniency programs have been one of the most effective tools for cartel prosecution over the past two decades.
United States
20 Aug 2019
Recent Developments In Hybrid Settlement Cases
Since the introduction of the European Commission's (EC) settlement procedure in 2008, just over one in five of all its settlement cases have involved at least one party dropping out of the settlement
6 Aug 2019
US NOPEC Developments: Update For National Oil Companies
On Thursday, 7th February, the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved the No Producing and Exporting Cartels Act 2019 (NOPEC)
United States
15 Feb 2019
The Antitrust Review Of The Americas 2019
While the Trump administration has sought a change in direction from its predecessor in a number of areas, criminal antitrust enforcement appears to be an exception.
United States
11 Oct 2018
The European Commission Fines Four Consumer Electronics Manufacturers For Fixing Online Resale Prices And Sketches The Contours Of A New Fining Policy
The Commission's decisions of 24 July 2018, fining Philips, Asus, Denon & Marantz and Pioneer for fixing online retail prices ...
European Union
7 Aug 2018
China's Intervention Against Vertical Agreements
On December 9, 2016, the PRC NDRC handed down its decision against medical device company Medtronic for having concluded and implemented a vertical monopoly agreement by maintaining...
24 Apr 2018
Artificial Intelligence And Algorithms In Cartel Cases: Risks In Potential Broad Theories Of Harm
Algorithms and the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) have become commonplace in a vast number of markets, and this has drawn the attention not only of competition law academics...
United States
18 Apr 2018
Icap v. Commission: General Court Upholds Cartel Liability Of Facilitators, But Attempts To Rein In Commission's Approach In Settlements
On 10 November 2017, the European Union General Court (GC) handed down its judgment in Icap v Commission.
European Union
14 Nov 2017
The English High Court Rules In Favour Of Air Cargo Defendants Regarding Temporal Scope Of Claimants' Claims
On 4 October 2017, the High Court gave a judgment on a preliminary issue significantly restricting the temporal scope of the claimants' claims in four air cargo cartel damages actions.
European Union
13 Oct 2017
The United States Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has continued to vigorously pursue criminal cartel activity and to bring to justice those who commit these crimes.
United States
5 Oct 2017
The Antitrust Review of the Americas 2017: Cartels
The United States Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has continued to vigorously pursue criminal cartel activity and to successfully bring to justice those who commit these crimes.
United States
3 Oct 2016
Mavroghenis, Aliende Rodriguez And Abram Author ‘EU: Cartels And Leniency' Chapter For The European, Middle Eastern And African Antitrust Review 2017
The standout case of the past year has undoubtedly been the General Court's annulment of the European Commission's decision in Air Cargo.
1 Sep 2016
Airfreight: Major Defeat For The European Commission
The General Court annulled the airfreight decision adopted in November 2010 by which the European Commission fined a number of air freight carriers EUR 799 million for a price fixing cartel.
European Union
4 Jan 2016
European Ombudsman Closes Maladministration Inquiry Into Public Statements By Former Competition Commissioner
In 2012 and 2014, Joaquín Almunia, the then Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner responsible for competition, made public statements concerning an ongoing investigation of a possible cartel.
European Union
3 Dec 2015
The General Court Judgments In Cathode Ray Tubes: A Reminder Of Key Principles Concerning Cartel Enforcement
Panasonic and MT Picture Display claimed that the methodology used for calculating the value of sales was incorrect.
European Union
30 Sep 2015
Antitrust Annual Report Examines Ever-Increasing Global Antitrust Scrutiny
Shearman & Sterling's 2015 Antitrust Annual Review is the firm's third annual edition.
31 Mar 2015
Tribunal Forces UK Competition Authority To Rethink Hotel Bookings Settlement
The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal quashed the decision of the OFT to close its investigation into pricing arrangements entered into by, Expedia, and InterContinental Hotels.
15 Oct 2014
DOJ Scores First Antitrust Extradition: More To Come?
The U.S. Department of Justice has won a major victory in its effort to prosecute and deter international cartels.
United States
14 Apr 2014
Cartel Fines: Liability Of Private Equity Funds
The European Commission has held Goldman Sachs jointly and severally liable for a cartel infringement committed by Prysmian.
European Union
11 Apr 2014
China Conditionally Approves Thermo Fisher/Life Technologies Merger: MOFCOM Continues To March To Its Own Drumbeat
The Anti-Monopoly Bureau of MOFCOM is the governmental body with sole responsibility for enforcing the merger control provisions of the Anti-Monopoly Law.
12 Mar 2014
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