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Commission warns Denmark about discount schemes

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The European Commission has sent a formal notice to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Denmark on discount schemes for carriers that use the Storebaelt and Oresund bridges.

Portugal liberalises non-prescription drugs

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Portugal's new prime minister, José Sócrates, plans to introduce more competition into the market for non-prescription drugs.

NMa issues guidance on 'crisis' cartels

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Holland's competition agency the NMa has issued a press release that indicates its view on 'crisis cartels'.

DoJ hits six companies, five people over e-Rate

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US competition officials have obtained indictments against six companies and five people who may have defrauded the e-Rate programme.

DoJ finds bid rigging in roof products

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The DoJ has obtained a plea from a company that makes roofing products in New York.

France issues first commitment decision

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On 17 March, the French Competition Council issued its first commitment decision, over abuse of dominance in the newspaper industry.

INTERVIEW

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An interview with Marcel Pizzuto.

DLA hires telecoms partner in Hong Kong

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Gigi Cheah, a telecoms specialist at Perkins Coie in Hong Kong, has moved to DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary.

Video game sellers to merge

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A deal that would create one of the largest video game retailers in the US has been announced.

Gibson Dunn recruits specialist

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has poached another antitrust specialist from Crowell & Moring LLP.