Vodafone yesterday agreed to merge its Indian operations with Idea Cellular, creating the country’s largest telecoms operator – but the deal is subject to clearance from the Indian competition watchdog.
Paraguay’s National Competition Commission has cleared the Paraguayan leg of Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola FEMSA’s US$575 million acquisition of soy drinks company AdeS from Unilever.
US chip manufacturer Intel is to acquire Mobileye, an Israeli company that makes automated driving systems, for $15.3 billion (€14.3 billion), the companies announced today.
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.
Few antitrust enforcers can boast as pure a focus as Germany’s Federal Cartel Office (FCO).
China is carefully weighing how to approach potential competition issues in big data and online platform services in which the primary product is ostensibly free for consumers, a senior official at the Ministry of Commerce said today. Ron Knox in Singapore
Canada’s Competition Bureau announced yesterday that Jeanne Pratt would replace Lisa Campbell as senior deputy commissioner of the mergers branch, effective 16 January.
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