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.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The 2021 amendment is intended to adapt the Austrian Cartel and the Competition Act to the requirements of the present. In addition to changes for mergers and market power...
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...
In the event that the intellectual property infringement that does not yet constitute a criminal case, it is undoubtedly economical and efficient for the right holder to resort to the market...
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?
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.
Arendt & Medernach
Vertical restraints are restrictions on competition within agreements between companies or individuals at different levels of the supply chain.
Based on evidence gathered, the Commission concluded that the Operators knew each other and were in constant communication with one another.