Swiss court voids leniency settlement with VW importer


Four car dealerships accused of fixing car prices and discounts have successfully challenged a decision by the country’s Competition Commission to settle its case against a Volkswagen importer that had applied for leniency, in a ruling that questions the common practice of settling with one party to a price-fixing agreement before concluding the investigation into others.


CMA imposes fresh fine for price maintenance

The UK’s competition watchdog today ordered ITW to pay a £2.3 million (€3 million) penalty, after a refrigeration supplies division of the company imposed minimum advertised price policies on retailers.

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager and FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez

Women in Antitrust 2016 - call for nominations

The nomination period is now open for Women in Antitrust, a special edition of GCR that periodically profiles women competition practitioners, economists, enforcers and academics who have made outstanding contributions to the field.



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Volume 19 - Issue 4

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An interview with David Gilo

David Gilo

David Gilo resigned as head of Israel’s Antitrust Authority last year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ignored Gilo’s warnings about the anti-competitive effects of a settlement to develop the Leviathan gas field, home to the vast majority of Israel’s natural gas reserves. Netanyahu subsequently bypassed the enforcer and unilaterally approved a de facto monopoly over the gas field. Gilo spoke with Tom Madge-Wyld about his departure, political interference in Israeli antitrust enforcement and the difficulty of protecting consumers in Israel’s many concentrated markets.

New York’s competition bar

It is the second-largest antitrust bar in the US, but New York City never takes the back seat. Pallavi Guniganti talks mergers, investigations and litigation with the city’s best

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