Second Circuit may split on China’s call for reversal

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Appellate judges had differing reactions yesterday to hearing China’s Ministry of Commerce arguments for overturning a $162 million verdict against two vitamin C manufacturers, but at least one seems to favour reversal.

Car shipping

Chile condemns international shipping cartel

Chile’s competition authority has asked for US$75 million in fines against six vehicle shipping companies that allegedly participated in a conspiracy to reduce competition in the market for over a decade.


SA objects to casino resort merger

A proposed deal between three South African hotel and casino resorts is under threat after the country’s Competition Commission announced its opposition to the transaction.



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An interview with Jason Gudofsky

Blake Cassels & Graydon antitrust partner Jason Gudofsky is co-chair of GCR Live's 4th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum, being held in Miami in February. Here he talks to GCR about an important merger decision from Canada's Supreme Court, the threat of an enforcement arms race and why it is "almost rhetorical" to ask why readers should join us in Miami next month.

Overlapping regimes in China could lead to stacked investigations

Competition and anti-corruption regimes overlap in China

The overlap between competition and anti-corruption laws and enforcement in China could lead to companies facing parallel Chinese investigations for conduct that would be pursued under only one set of laws in most Western countries, writes Herbert Smith Freehills partners Mark Jephcott and Kyle Wombolt.

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