Italy’s Council of State has upheld a decision to quash a €29 million fine on two insurance companies, after finding that the country’s competition watchdog had failed to show that the parallel conduct was due to illegal agreements.
Singapore’s competition authority today issued a proposed infringement decision to several electric engineering companies for allegedly bid-rigging tenders on two occasions, including a contract with Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix.
The UK’s competition watchdog launched a campaign today to tackle illegal cartels, in part by highlighting the little-known whistleblower reward programme that could award informants up to £100,000.
An appellate judge last week said he could see merit in arguments for and against compelling arbitration in an ongoing antitrust claim against Uber.
A judge hearing arguments in Anthem’s appeal against a merger block said the health insurance market’s “unusual” features make it difficult to find precedents for the government’s claim that savings from lower input costs should not be considered as antitrust efficiencies.
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