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NMa gains supervison of railways

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Turkey increases its fines

Premium - 02 February 2005

The Turkish Competition Board is increasing fines across the board, by a factor of 11 per cent.

INTERVIEW:

Premium - 02 February 2005

Barbara Rosenberg is director of the antitrust department at the Secretariat of Economic Law in Brazil: the 'SDE'. Immediately before this interview she'd stunned a roomful of competition specialists by posting on screen actual evidence from a cartel investigation that SDE concluded two days before the speech [note: the material had been redacted]. GCR asked her about the specifics of her job

Kodak to buy digital print company

Premium - 02 February 2005

The world's biggest film manufacturer, Eastman Kodak Company, is to acquire Creo Inc for $980 million.

Allen & Overy adds senior associate

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Competition specialist, Brian Sher, is leaving Latham & Watkins to join Allen & Overy in London as a senior associate.

Davis Polk and Jones Day will file P&G/Gillette

Premium - 28 January 2005

Procter & Gamble has lined up regular antitrust adviser Jones Day for its $57 billion acquisition of The Gillette Company. Gillette is using Davis, Polk & Wardwell LLP.

FTC takes hospital merger to court

Premium - 28 January 2005

The US Federal Trade Commission is heading to court next month in an effort to break up a five-year-old merger between two hospital groups.

Kroes shakes up DG Comp

Premium - 28 January 2005

After a lengthy handover, Neelie Kroes is finally in charge at DG Comp. And already she's proving a very different sort of commissioner.

Commission thumps chemical cartellists

Premium - 28 January 2005

The European Commission has hit three companies with fines of 217 million euros - and has given leniency applicant Clariant total immunity.

BAT under fire from CADE

Premium - 28 January 2005

The Brazilian antitrust watchdog, CADE, has found a subsidiary of British-American Tobacco guilty of trying to prevent sales of rival cigarette brands.