India's competition enforcer has issued a cease-and-desist order to a group of container transport associations for fixing prices at Cochin port, which the authority said were "peculiar" in attempting to justify rather than deny the conduct.
New Zealand has enacted legislation that allows the country's enforcer to authorise potentially anticompetitive agreements, and enhances its power to tackle problematic mergers.
Danish prosecutors have fined a plumbing company 1 million kroner (€130,000) in a settlement agreement.
Three pension funds have sued a group of big banks for allegedly conspiring to prevent the modernisation of the $1.72 trillion stock loan market, in a bid to preserve their intermediary status on all trades.
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit yesterday backed Uber, reversing a lower court's decision that the company's terms and conditions were not reasonably conspicuous.
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
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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