South Africa clears deals for alleged cartelists

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has approved three construction companies' mergers with black-owned businesses as part of a settlement of cartel accusations against the companies – but conditioned on the companies safeguarding against the exchange of competitively sensitive information.

Paris court orders Orange to pay €346 million

A French appeal court has ordered Orange to pay telecommunications provider Digicel €346 million in damages, after a trial court found Orange abused its dominance in the French West Indies and Guyana mobile telephone market.

Kovacic calls for transparency in FTC Google decision

The US Federal Trade Commission’s failure to release the reasoning behind a closed investigation of Google is “highly frustrating”, former FTC chairman Bill Kovacic has said, while acknowledging that such a case would have been tough.

DOJ backs green company at Supreme Court

An Arizona energy utility cannot appeal a lower court’s refusal to dismiss Tesla's suit on state action immunity grounds, the Department of Justice has told the Supreme Court.

Jones Day competition head moves to Skadden

David Wales has stepped down as the head of Jones Day’s global competition practice and moved to Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, a source familiar with the move has confirmed to GCR.

Post Coty, the controversy continues

White & Case partners Assimakis Komninos in Brussels and Justus Herrlinger in Hamburg look at luxury, selective distribution and the questions still unanswered about what manufacturers can do.

EU Cartel Analysis: The Appeals

As part of GCR’s third EU Cartel Survey, we examined five years of court decisions stemming from appeals against European Commission cartel cases. The data implies that DG Comp sees its decisions overturned or amended before the EU's High Court more often than observers have suggested.

Kovacic calls for transparency in FTC Google decision

The US Federal Trade Commission’s failure to release the reasoning behind a closed investigation of Google is “highly frustrating”, former FTC chairman Bill Kovacic has said, while acknowledging that such a case would have been tough.

Freshfields promotes seven

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted seven antitrust specialists to counsel across six offices.

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