This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law in Australia.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The decision was delivered on a lawsuit filed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
More than a decade after the Canadian Competition Bureau released its 2009 Competitor Collaboration Guidelines (CCGs), which described its general approach to assessing collaborations between competitors under the Competition Act.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On May 6, 2021, the Canadian Competition Bureau (Bureau) released an update to its Competitor Collaboration Guidelines (Guidelines).
On May 6, 2021, the Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") released its new (and long-awaited) competitor collaboration guidelines (the "New CCGs"). This is the first update to these guidelines since...
In recent years, competition authorities around the globe have indicated an increased interest in the video game industry. As noted in a 2019 perspective paper by the US FTC...
South Africa's Competition Commission (the "Commission") has published the finalised Terms of Reference for its Online Intermediation Platforms Market Inquiry ("OIPMI").
The large supermarket chains' joint pull back of pandemic "hero pay" from their hourly workers in June 2020 triggered a hearing surrounding this event ...
Funding for Canada's Competition Bureau is set to increase by more than one third, the government announced in the federal budget for 2021-2022.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Amendments to the Croatian Competition Act (the "Act") entered into force on 24 April 2021. One of the main goals of the Act was to transpose Directive (EU) 2019/1
Bird & Bird
The Czech Supreme Court lodged a request for a preliminary ruling (Case C-57/21) on 1 February 2021 regarding evidence disclosure under the EU Damages Directive 2014/104/EU.
Determining necessary merger control filings in the EU (and EEA) has until now been relatively easy in most cases. Large deals go to Brussels for review by the European Commission...
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
What's new? The European Commission has published new guidance on the application of the referral mechanism set out in Article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation...
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
In 2020, European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced a new policy, under which the Commission will entertain requests from Member States
Bird & Bird
On 18 March 2021, the Italian Supreme Administrative Court ("Consiglio di Stato" or "CdS") wrote a new episode in the long-lasting Hoffman La Roche - Novartis saga related to the Avastin drug...
The 17th amendment to the German Foreign Trade and Payment Ordinance ("AWV") adopted by the federal government on April 27, 2021.
Recent developments in Irish competition law include lengthy merger control reviews and increased behavioural enforcement.
Winston & Strawn LLP
Japan's Study Group on Competition Policy in Digital Markets (Study Group) recently published a Report on Algorithms/AI and Competition Policy to assist the Japan Fair Trade Commission with competition issues in the digital sector.
Arendt & Medernach
On 29 April 2021, following the release of the widely commented European Commission Guidance on art. 22 of the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR), the Luxembourg Competition Council published a statement...
The Comisión Federal de Competencia's new guidelines clarify notification requirements for joint ventures and the "failing firm" defense.