Malta's competition authority is requiring four insurance companies to alter their behaviour following suspicions of anticompetitive conduct, marking the first time the enforcer has issued interim measures since Malta revised its competition act in 2011.
Spain's National Court has overturned a decision by the country's antitrust enforcer to fine Repsol €22.6 million for a subsidiary's alleged activities, the third annulment of a competition authority decision in less than three months.
The EU's top court has rejected cathode ray tube makers LG Electronics' and Philips Electronics' attempts to reduce fines they were ordered to pay for their role in the CRT cartel.
The Tennessee Department of Health has approved a merger between two rural hospitals, despite the Federal Trade Commission's warnings the deal would harm patients by limiting their healthcare options.
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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.
King’s College London emeritus professor Richard Whish QC today largely dismissed the potential need for a new model of competition law to deal with algorithmic collusion, arguing that its effects differ little from other traditional tools used for cartel agreements. Malina McLennan at GCR Live in Brussels
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