France’s Competition Authority yesterday agreed to lift several injunctions it had imposed in its clearance of Canal Plus’ acquisition of two competitors, following changes to the country’s television markets.
Italy’s Antitrust Authority suspects two companies restricted rivals from accessing a jet fuel storage facility at Bergamo airport.
A light fittings group has agreed a £2.7 million (€3 million) settlement with the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, for having engaged in resale price maintenance with online retailers and failed to change its conduct after receiving a pair of warning letters.
A Utah federal judge has held that a Department of Justice criminal collusion case against an heir locator service will be decided under the rule of reason.
The Federal Trade Commission and attorney general of North Dakota yesterday sued to block a health system’s acquisition of a rival North Dakota clinic, claiming the tie-up would reduce competition and raise prices.
Timothy McIver, Anne-Mette Heemsoth and Megan MacDonald at Debevoise & Plimpton in London explore the recent spike in excessive-pricing cases involving the pharmaceutical sector.
The director of civil enforcement at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division insisted today that antitrust authorities are ill-suited to enforce against prices simply being too high, but officials from other competition agencies disagreed. Pallavi Guniganti in Porto
Plaintiff’s side law firm Hausfeld has teamed up with a public affairs consultancy to set up the Google Redress & Integrity Platform (GRIP), which aims to attract potential clients seeking redress against the technology company over its allegedly anti-competitive practices.
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