Pakistani enforcer urged to target sugar cartel

A hotly-anticipated internal report has urged Pakistan’s competition watchdog to launch proceedings against the country’s main sugar association and several sugar producers after claiming that cartelisation has run rampant in the market …

Vestager warns against fragmented approach to digital markets

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has said the agency’s proposed new market investigation powers will help harmonise intervention in digital markets across member states, as she warned about the risks of disparate …

Germany launches Amazon and Apple probe

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has launched an investigation into Amazon and Apple over suspicions that the companies entered into an agreement that prevented third-party retailers from selling Apple’s products on Amazon Marketplace.

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A crisis of competence amidst the coronavirus crisis

As economies around the world ground to a halt because of covid-19, the role of competition enforcers was cast under a new spotlight. Charley Connor explores if the crisis has undermined the …

Two mandates, one goal

Combining competition and consumer protection powers has been a popular fit for some antitrust enforcers, but no two agencies have adopted exactly the same mould. Ben Remaly and Julie Masson look at …

More than competition

Understanding that competition and consumer issues are intertwined and using that approach to take on the large digital platforms forms the core of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair Rod Sims’ message. …

Friends or acquaintances?

As issues around antitrust, consumer protection and privacy become increasingly blurred, two cases involving similar conduct against Facebook in Italy and Germany demonstrate the different routes authorities can take to tackle the …

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Competition boundaries: Q3 2020

    A crisis of competence amidst the coronavirus crisis • Two mandates, one goal • More than competition • Friends or acquaintances? • A Q&A with Christine Wilson • New Zealand’s competition bar • Turkey’s competition bar • GCR Live Interactive - Asia-Pacific


Competition boundaries: Q3 2020

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