Colombia’s competition authority this week accused three concrete pipe manufacturers of forming a cartel between 2004 and 2014.
Competition authorities largely agree on key issues in merger review and cartel enforcement, European Commission merger head Carles Esteva Mosso said today, downplaying reports of divergences between agencies.
An advocate-general at the Court of Justice has recommended that LG Electronics and Philips be held liable for their now-defunct joint venture implicated in the cathode ray tube cartels – even though the European Commission failed to send the joint venture a statement of objections during the antitrust investigation.
F Scott Kieff, a commissioner at the International Trade Commission, will step down from his post at the end of June to focus on academia. Charles McConnell at GCR Live
A federal appeal judge has indicated that claims by businesses with rooftops next to the Chicago Cubs stadium may be scuppered by professional baseball's antitrust immunity.
As the debate over internet regulation rages on, automated data processing systems in the online retail sector have received surprisingly little coverage. From Amazon to Skyscanner, price comparison softwares have become expected and even integral to modern living. But with the ease provided by the increasingly ubiquitous software has also come an easier pathway to collusion, and difficulties with regards to its prosecution.
The acting head of the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division said today that the agency reserves the right to exclude culpable employees from a corporate leniency applicant’s protection from prosecution, if the enforcer already has enough evidence to charge them. Pallavi Guniganti at the ABA Spring Meeting
Reed Smith has hired two Linklaters litigation partners, Joseph P Armao and Paul Alfieri, to its global regulatory enforcement group in New York.
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