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Kenya imposes commitments on alcohol deal

Kenya imposes commitments on alcohol deal

25 July 2017

The Competition Authority of Kenya has conditioned approval of South African alcohol producer Distell's acquisition of state-owned company Kenya Wine Agencies on the protection of jobs and local business.

India clears Vodafone/Idea tie-up without static

India clears Vodafone/Idea tie-up without static

25 July 2017

India's competition enforcer yesterday unconditionally approved the $23 billion (€19.7 billion) merger between Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, the second and third largest telecommunications operators in the country.

DG Comp pushes Knorr-Bremse/Haldex to Phase II

DG Comp pushes Knorr-Bremse/Haldex to Phase II

25 July 2017

Europe's competition watchdog yesterday opened an in-depth investigation of Knorr-Bremse's proposed hostile buyout of competitor Haldex, after expressing concern the tie-up would remove a key competitor from the EU market for brake systems manufacturing.

Germany fines clothes maker and retailer for resale price maintenance

Germany fines clothes maker and retailer for resale price maintenance

25 July 2017

Germany's Federal Cartel Office today handed down a €10.9 million fine to a German clothes maker and a major luxury clothing retailer for resale price maintenance.

Trump DOJ adds economics deputy

Trump DOJ adds economics deputy

GCR USA - 25 July 2017

The Department of Justice's antitrust division has hired Luke Froeb as its new deputy assistant attorney general for economics.

Former DAAG joins Crowell & Moring

Former DAAG joins Crowell & Moring

GCR USA - 25 July 2017

Crowell & Moring announced on Monday that Juan Arteaga, a former deputy in the US Department of Justice's antitrust division, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner.

Defendants try to dismiss case after losing on injunction

Defendants try to dismiss case after losing on injunction

GCR USA - 25 July 2017

Reynolds and Reynolds and CDK Global have moved to dismiss claims brought by third-party data integrator Authenticom that the providers of auto dealer management systems had agreed to limit competition in the market for dealer data integration services.

Who let the DAAGs out: The Tipline for 25 July 2017

GCR USA - 25 July 2017

Our briefing today has plenty from the top of the antitrust agencies, plus more on Authenticom's litigation effort to force CDK Global and Reynolds and Reynolds to share information with it.

DG Comp and Germany probing possible German car collusion

DG Comp and Germany probing possible German car collusion

24 July 2017

The European Commission and Germany's competition enforcer have confirmed they are reviewing information that suggests BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler colluded to restrain the price of crucial emissions technology.

IMS Health agrees commitments with Spanish enforcer

IMS Health agrees commitments with Spanish enforcer

24 July 2017

Spain's competition authority has approved commitments proposed by US healthcare company IMS Health following an investigation over allegedly illegal clauses in the company's contracts.