Accusations fly in Colombian sugar cartel probe


As Colombia’s competition authority has trumpeted its fines on a sugar producers’ cartel, it has the support of complainants, but faces political opposition and allegations of irregularities from penalised parties.


Axinn, Wilson Sonsini and Skadden guide record tech deal

Technology companies Dell and EMC Corporation today agreed a US$67 billion (€59 billion) tie-up, which will necessitate merger control filings in multiple jurisdictions. 


ACCC rejects proposed taxi joint venture

Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission today refused to clear the creation of a joint venture which would set up taxi booking app ihail, as the app would control a potentially dominant market share.



Front cover of GCR Volume 18 - Issue 8

Volume 18 - Issue 8

Surveys: Slovakia, Lithuania • Secion 5 Roundtable • An interview with Christine Meyer

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An interview with Janet McDavid

Janet McDavid (Credit: Mindy Best)

Janet McDavid, currently the senior vice chair of the International Bar Association antitrust committee, will become its co-chair alongside Pieter Steyn in January next year. In a discussion with Tom Madge-Wyld at the IBA annual conference in Vienna, the Hogan Lovells partner spoke about inadvertently climbing to the top of the IBA antitrust committee, her priorities now she is there and how the organisation differs from the American Bar Association.

Lithuania’s competition bar

Lithuania’s close-knit antitrust bar boasts a clear market leader, which secures a significant amount of the country’s major competition cases. Four other firms share a comparatively even distribution of the remaining work. All are instructed by the country’s largest companies and a handful of international household names. Tom Madge-Wyld reports on the lawyers and firms at the front of the pack.

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