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New commissioner joins CADE

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Denise Maria Ayres de Abreu is replacing Cleveland Prates Teixera as a commissioner at Brazil's senior competition body, CADE.

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OFT tackles construction industry

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The UK's Office of Fair Trading is set to declare war on the UK's domestic construction industry, thanks to information from a whistleblower.

Bureau boosts backgrounders

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Canada's Competition Bureau's is to produce new, improved 'backgrounders', it says.

Vickers speaks on interchange fees

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John Vickers has given a speech on the future of interchange fees.

Private litigant wins damages in Denmark

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A rail company has become the first Danish private litigant to win competition-related damages in court.

Canada releases efficiency report

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Canada's Competition Bureau has released a report on efficiencies in mergers.

South Africa detects abuse in fertiliser industry

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South Africa's Competition Commission believes abuse has been occurring in the fertiliser industry.

Denmark chastises HVAC trade association

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Denmark's Competition Council has issued a decision against the Danish heating ventilation and air conditioning wholesalers' trade association, known as the Rørforeningen.

OFT wins cartel case

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The UK's review body the Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld the cartel fine on Argos and Littlewoods as "fair and proportionate".