The Taiwanese government said it is deeply concerned over the country’s NT$23.4 billion (€653 million) antitrust fine against Qualcomm, saying its competition enforcer should have considered the country’s broader economic policy goals before punishing the chipmaker.
Taiwan’s antitrust enforcer suspects Google may have illegally forced phone and tablet manufacturers to pre-install its apps on devices running the Android operating system, the agency’s head confirmed in an interview with GCR.
The American Bar Association’s antitrust and international law sections have suggested changes to and asked for clarifications on China’s proposed amendments to its 2009 merger review laws.
Interaction between competition and big data is globally discussed. Japan recently addressed this cutting-edge issue through a report published by a study group at the country's Fair Trade Commission. Yusuke Takamiya, an antitrust attorney at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and a visiting researcher at the Competition Policy Research Centre at the Japan Fair Trade Commission, explores Japan's approach by outlining the report together with relevant developments.
A senior official at Australia’s antitrust enforcer provided details about the agency’s future enforcement of information exchange cases, after the country’s parliament passed a prohibition on concerted practices. Tom Webb at GCR Live in Seoul
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