07 December 2017
Australia’s government has asked the country’s antitrust enforcer to examine the effects that online platforms such as Facebook and Google are having on competition across the media and advertising sectors.
23 November 2017
France’s antitrust agency has launched a second inquiry of the national pharmaceutical market, after policymakers largely ignored its first round of recommendations intended to encourage liberalisation.
09 November 2017
The head of enforcement for the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has said “a few bad apples” have forced the agency to use more compulsory information requests.
27 October 2017
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology is calling for comments on a proposal to regulate online platforms.
24 October 2017
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office will use its new powers to investigate consumer protection matters for the first time in a market study of online price comparison websites.
26 September 2017
The UK’s antitrust watchdog has highlighted possible improvements to boost competition in the price comparison website sector, and launched an enforcement investigation of an operator’s exclusivity agreements with home insurance providers.
14 September 2017
The UK's antitrust watchdog has started an 18-month market investigation of investment consultants, after the country's financial regulator for the first time referred concerns about a lack of competition in the sector for a full probe.
23 August 2017
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets has concluded there are no competition risks in the video platform sector, following a market study of companies such as Facebook, Netflix and Youtube.
10 August 2017
Mexico's antitrust watchdog says the country needs to remove regulatory barriers to generic drug competition.
05 July 2017
The UK Competition and Markets Authority today published changes to its market investigation procedures that include considering potential remedies during the first two months of an investigation.