Finnish enforcer calls for lower merger notification thresholds

Finland’s turnover thresholds for notifying mergers must be lowered to prevent harmful deals from escaping antitrust scrutiny, the country’s competition watchdog has said.

Indian baseball league under fire for abuse of dominance

The Competition Commission of India has provisionally found that the Amateur Baseball Federation of India abused its dominance by telling state baseball associations not to allow their players to participate in tournaments …

Pakistan uncovers milk cartel

The Competition Commission of Pakistan has said that an investigation into the dairy sector has uncovered evidence that three leading trade associations conspired to fix milk prices in Karachi.

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India’s MMT interim order: timely intervention or unfair intrusion?

India’s competition authority issued an interim order against booking platform MakeMyTrip in early March, forcing it to immediately relist two budget hotel chains it removed as part of an alleged anticompetitive agreement …

An interview with Kazuyuki Furuya

Kazuyuki Furuya took over as chair of Japan’s Fair Trade Commission in September 2020. He spoke to GCR about the agency’s focus on digital platforms, its review of Google’s acquisition of Fitbit …

The Jeld-Wen legacy

The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently issued a ground-breaking decision in the litigation between doormakers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Son, confirming a divestiture order in a private merger …

Exclusive: Penrose reflects on competition proposals

In an exclusive commentary for GCR, John Penrose MP discusses his review of the UK’s competition regime and explains why his report published today recommends that the country’s antitrust authority take on …

GCR Awards 2021

    Government agency of the year • Enforcement action of the year • Merger control matters of the year • Litigations of the year • Behavioural matters of the year • Matter of the year

GCR Awards 2021


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