Rating Enforcement 2016

The annual ranking of the world's top antitrust authorities

Latvia warns against municipal waste management monopoly

White & Case promotes seven across three continents

Romania raids wood processors

Russell McVeagh grows in Auckland

Increased bargaining power is a procompetitive benefit, Israel says

The projected medical cost savings from the merger between Anthem and Cigna are procompetitive and will help to offset any harms from the health insurers’ combined market power, the defendants’ economist said yesterday.

Aetna defends deal through divestitures and ACA drop-out

Aetna and Humana will argue at trial next week that their merger will not harm consumers, based partly on proposed divestitures to a buyer that the Department of Justice derides as a failure.

Big data: not competition law’s Achilles heel

London-based King & Wood Mallesons London partner Sarah Turnbull analyses European enforcers’ approach to big data, and concludes that there is no need for new regulation to tackle the issue.

EU Cartel Analysis: The Appeals

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.

DG Comp has no ambitions to be tax police, says state aid head

European Commission state aid head Gert Jan Koopman today rejected criticism that the body is turning itself into a tax enforcer, and insisted that ongoing enforcement against beneficiaries of tax rulings will continue to focus on “outlier” situations where “patently you are looking at something that is off the radar screen”. Tom Webb at GCR Live State Aid in Brussels

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