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KFTC looking into broadcasting and media industry

Korea’s antitrust watchdog is examining competition in the broadcast and media industries to check on the rapid growth of over-the-top providers such as YouTube and Netflix, GCR has confirmed.

Chile and South Africa clamp down on roll-on, roll-off cartels

Chile’s competition tribunal has fined two shipping companies that participated in the global roll-on, roll-off shipping cartel, a day after South Africa’s competition authority recommended that a shipping liner be punished for its role in the same conspiracy.

CMA kills Sainsbury’s/Asda deal

By blocking the proposed tie-up between major UK supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda, the UK’s competition enforcer has set a strikingly low bar for intervention that will make it almost impossible for the Big Four chains to merge in future, lawyers have said.

Unwanted legacies: The Tipline for 26 April 2019

It’s been a year since the Department of Justice announced its mission to eliminate outdated antitrust legacy judgments. We spoke with DOJ officials and former agency lawyers about the status of the initiative and whether the labour-intensive process to terminate these consent decrees is an appropriate use of the government's resources.

Spring cleaning: a year into the DOJ’s review of old judgments

One year has passed since the Department of Justice’s antitrust division formally began reviewing almost 1,300 legacy antitrust judgments to determine if they still protect competition.

Year in preview: the app economy in Korea

Tens of thousands of Korean taxi drivers have fiercely protested in Seoul to boycott the launch of an Uber-like transportation service. Following two drivers’ public suicides, the new era of such platforms is sparking intense debate over whether consumer welfare trumps all in one of Asia’s largest cities.

Vestager: data sharing as a remedy may be necessary

The EU commissioner for competition has said requiring companies to share data may be needed as a new tool to remedy anticompetitive conduct.

Quinn Emanuel adds Whiteford to competition team

Elaine Whiteford has joined Quinn Emanuel’s competition practice in London after leaving the partnership at Covington & Burling.

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