Conduct that has led to the European Commission accepting commitments can still give rise to parallel national investigations, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
Cornerstone Research has added two new principals to its European practice with Maria Maher and Vivek Mani both joining the consultancy’s London office.
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.
Andrea Coscelli has been chief executive of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority since July 2017, after a stint as its acting chief following the departure of Alex Chisholm. Coscelli spoke to Hettie O’Brien about excessive prices, the CMA’s merger caseload, and whether antitrust is working for society.
The head of Mexico’s competition authority called for “smart regulation” as a tool to promote competition in the Mexican market last week, but acting US Federal Trade Commission chairman Maureen Ohlhausen warned that excessive regulation could dampen competition.
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