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DG Comp and Germany probing possible German car collusion

The European Commission and Germany's competition enforcer have confirmed they are reviewing information that suggests BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler colluded to restrain the price of crucial emissions technology.

Defendants will be "throwing their arms around" US Libor ruling

South Africa settles with another maize cartelist

Slovakia upholds record-breaking fine

Trump DOJ adds economics deputy

The Department of Justice's antitrust division has hired Luke Froeb as its new deputy assistant attorney general for economics. 

Former DAAG joins Crowell & Moring

Crowell & Moring announced on Monday that Juan Arteaga, a former deputy in the US Department of Justice's antitrust division, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner.

Robot collusion and the future of online marketplaces

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.

Whish urges restraint on algorithmic collusion

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

Reed Smith makes double litigation hire from Linklaters

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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