06 June 2017
The European Commission violated the defence rights of drugmaker Servier by insufficiently consulting with member states’ competition authorities and prejudging its pay-for-delay case against the company, lawyers for Servier argued today.
05 June 2017
Servier will this week challenge both substantively and procedurally a European Commission decision that painted the pharmaceutical company as a ringleader in a pay-for-delay scheme.
02 June 2017
Chemicals company Arkema has filed a new European Commission complaint against Honeywell in a push to gain fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory access to the company’s patents.
30 May 2017
South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has fined construction company Giuricich Coastal Projects 900,000 rand (€6000) for collusive tendering – a fraction of the 8.6 million rand (€585,000) that the country’s antitrust enforcer had sought.
30 May 2017
A Canadian appeal court has rejected amendments to a pleading made by a class of merchants in interchange fee claims against Visa, MasterCard and several banks.
25 May 2017
Cyprus’s competition watchdog has ordered eight banks to pay a total of €31 million for abusing their dominant position in the country’s card payment market.
23 May 2017
France’s top court has ruled that antitrust investigators breached Samsung Electronics’ defence rights during 2013 dawn raids, but separately upheld inspections of Darty and Electrolux during the same investigation of appliance makers and distributors.
15 May 2017
Turkey’s Competition Authority is investigating three fuel companies for allegedly restricting the supply of liquified petroleum gas used in vehicles, after Turkey’s high administrative court overturned an earlier decision by the agency that no full investigation was needed.
08 May 2017
Portugal’s Competition Authority last week fined a retailer and an electricity distributor €38.3 million for including a non-compete agreement as part of a deal in which electricity customers could spend vouchers at the retailer.
05 May 2017
Egypt’s Economic Criminal Court has ordered the legal director of a company to pay 100,000 Egyptian pounds (€5,000) for refusing to cooperate with government officials during a dawn raid last October.