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The Court of Appeal of England and Wales upholds the CMA's finding that a single exchange of pricing information is sufficient for a "by object" infringement (Balmoral)
ONE-TIME INFORMATION EXCHANGE SUFFICIENT – A RECENT REMINDER IN THE UK* The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) recently welcomed the Court of Appeal's dismissal of a challenge brought…
The UK Government proposes screening powers for certain deals on national security grounds
This week, the UK Government announced new draft powers under the National Security and Investment Bill (the ‘Bill') to screen certain deals on national security grounds. The proposals apply to…
The UK Competition Authority proposes updates to the merger control guidance and procedure
In preparation for the end of the Brexit transition period, the CMA has recently released two consultations inviting comments on proposed updates to its merger control guidance and procedures. On…
The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal rejects an appeal against the Competition Authority's merger decision in the cleaning chemicals sector (Ecolab / Holchem)
On 21 April 2020, the Competition Appeals Tribunal (the “CAT”) handed down its judgment (the “Judgment”) rejecting the appeal of Ecolab Inc. (“Ecolab”), a global company incorporated in the US,Expand
The UK Court of Appeal upholds the CMA's finding that a single exchange of pricing information is sufficient for a "by object" infringement (Balmoral)
ONE-TIME INFORMATION EXCHANGE SUFFICIENT – A RECENT REMINDER IN THE UK* The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) recently welcomed the Court of Appeal's dismissal of a challenge brought…
The EU Court of Justice issues preliminary ruling on liability for anti-competitive behaviour by employees and outside contractors (VM Remonts)
Liability for anti-competitive behaviour by your employees and outside contractors: when you are off the hook and when you are not* In its recent VM Remonts judgment, the Court of Justice of the…
The EU Commission launches consultations on ex-ante competition enforcement in platform-based and other industries
Recently, the European Commission (“EC”) launched two major public consultations for new legislative tools intended to step up antitrust enforcement in digital and other markets. One consultation…
The Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf suspends an order of the German Competition Authority on an alleged abuse of dominance in the social networks (Facebook)
On 26 August 2019, a German appeal court suspended an order of the German competition authority (the “FCO”) which had found that Facebook's data processing practices in Germany constituted an abuse…
The UK Competition Authority publishes guidance on its functions to explain the effects of Brexit on the application of competition law in the UK during and after the transition period
The EU and the UK have now both set out their negotiating mandates for the forthcoming trade negotiations. On 25 February 2020, the Council of the EU adopted a formal decision authorising the…
The UK Court of Appeal upholds the UK Competition Authority's fining and confirms that a single exchange of pricing information is sufficient for a "by object" infringement (Balmoral)
ONE-TIME INFORMATION EXCHANGE SUFFICIENT – A RECENT REMINDER IN THE UK* The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) recently welcomed the Court of Appeal's dismissal of a challenge brought…
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