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South Africa settles media price-fixing case

A South African company that sells airtime on TV channels today agreed to pay 22.3 million rand (€1.54 million) to settle allegations it colluded on prices and discounts being offered to advertisers.

Colombia charges concrete pipe manufacturers

Mosso: enforcers are mostly aligned on cartels too

ECJ should deny CRT cartel appeals, AG Szpunar says

ITC commissioner to step down at the end of June

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

Seventh Circuit judge sceptical of rooftop baseball case

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. 

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.

US DOJ chief clarifies cartel leniency revision

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 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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