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CAT backs claimant in first fast-track judgment

CAT backs claimant in first fast-track judgment

26 May 2017

The UK’s specialised competition court has said the Law Society of England and Wales abused its dominant position as an accreditation body in the UK’s first-ever fast-track case.

DG Comp official vouches for organisations’ role in convergence

DG Comp official vouches for organisations’ role in convergence

26 May 2017

An official at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition yesterday praised international bodies as the best way to facilitate convergence on issues such as due process.

Who’s Who Legal identifies future antitrust leaders

26 May 2017

Who’s Who Legal has revealed its first listing of the lawyers and economists believed by their peers to be the upcoming stars of the global competition community.

ITC commissioner to step down at the end of June

ITC commissioner to step down at the end of June

GCR USA - 26 May 2017

F Scott Kieff, a commissioner at the International Trade Commission, will step down from his post at the end of June to focus on academia.

Seventh Circuit judge sceptical of rooftop baseball case

Seventh Circuit judge sceptical of rooftop baseball case

GCR USA - 26 May 2017

A federal appeal judge has indicated that claims by businesses with rooftops next to the Chicago Cubs stadium may be scuppered by professional baseball's antitrust immunity.

Kieff and Cubs: The Tipline for 26 May 2017

GCR USA - 26 May 2017

We have more details than we could fit into a breaking news tweet about the decision of a Republican commissioner to step down from the International Trade Commission, plus one of the antitrust notables of the federal judiciary giving plaintiffs some advice. Alas, the Senate judiciary committee disappointed us again with respect to Makan Delrahim’s nomination to become assistant attorney general for antitrust.

Cyprus fines banks €31 million over card payments

Cyprus fines banks €31 million over card payments

25 May 2017

Cyprus’s competition watchdog has ordered eight banks to pay a total of €31 million for abusing their dominant position in the country’s card payment market.

Macedonia fines drinks manufacturers

Macedonia fines drinks manufacturers

25 May 2017

Macedonia’s competition watchdog handed down €8.5 million in fines to two drink makers this week.

Car buyers seek Supreme Court review of alleged shipping cartel

Car buyers seek Supreme Court review of alleged shipping cartel

GCR USA - 25 May 2017

American car buyers have asked the Supreme Court to revive their claims against more than a dozen global automotive shipping companies they accuse of orchestrating and operating a cartel.

No shoes or sealing wax: The Tipline for 25 May 2017

GCR USA - 25 May 2017

We’re at Stanford University this morning for GCR Live IP & Antitrust – and also on Capitol Hill, for the Senate Judiciary Committee’s executive business meeting on Makan Delrahim’s nomination to lead the Department of Justice’s antitrust division.