In its opening statement at the Competition Appeal Tribunal today, the UK competition authority said that pay-for-delay agreements between an antidepressant patent holder and generics manufacturers were “by nature antithetical to the competitive process”.
Israel’s competition watchdog has published its final policy on excessive pricing, indicating enforcement against such conduct will take place only in exceptional circumstances and as a last resort.
The Competition Commission of South Africa today referred Unilever and Sime Darby to the country’s Competition Tribunal, alleging that the companies cartelised the market for bakery and cooking products.
Turkey’s competition enforcer has imposed a 1.6 million Turkish lira (€436,130) penalty on leading consumer eyewear group, Luxottica, for abuse of dominance in the sunglasses market.
Generics UK had “little choice” but to enter into a settlement with GlaxoSmithKline in an alleged pay-for-delay scheme, counsel to the generic drugmaker told the Competition Appeal Tribunal today.
Malaysia’s Competition Commission last week said it plans to fine 22 insurance companies 213.45 million ringgit (€45 million) for allegedly anti-competitive agreements with vehicle repair shops.
The International Trade Commission decided on Friday that it will hear oral arguments in its review of an administrative law judge’s decision to terminate an investigation of whether 40 Chinese steel companies violated US antitrust law – a case brought based on allegations by a US steelmaker that has said President Donald Trump could revive jobs in the industry.
A New York federal judge should clarify a jury verdict against Sabre so that issues over the company’s contract restrictions do not need to be re-litigated, multiple airlines requested last week.
Craig Arnott is a managing director of Burford Capital, a publicly traded litigation funding firm. Here, he considers the role of litigation funding on the European follow-on damages scene.
As part of GCR’s third EU Cartel Survey, we examined five years of court decisions stemming from appeals against European Commission cartel cases. The data implies that DG Comp sees its decisions overturned or amended before the EU's High Court more often than observers have suggested.
The European Commission may consider separating Google’s online search and advertising businesses if any behavioural remedies it imposes fail, Sidley Austin partner Stephen Kinsella said today. Tom Webb in Brussels
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