Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has appointed a former government adviser as its new president.
Draft amendments to Germany’s competition law will result in “big changes” for the national competition authority and give the enforcer “powerful new tools”, local lawyers have said.
ThyssenKrupp’s anticipated sale of its elevator business has already raised antitrust concerns, as market players warn that a sale to rival Kone would result in a presumptively anticompetitive four-to-three merger.
McDonald’s Israel has agreed to end exclusivity arrangements that prevented competitors from renting space in large shopping centres around the country.
A pharmaceutical manufacturing company has confessed its involvement in a pay-for-delay agreement with Aspen.
A leaked report has revealed the European Commission’s plan to amend competition rules so EU companies can better compete against foreign rivals.
The Department of Justice’s antitrust division began its case against travel technology company Sabre’s acquisition of Farelogix yesterday by bringing the companies’ customers to testify.
A federal judge has refused to grant a preliminary injunction against the proposed merger of two chemical companies, but the Federal Trade Commission’s challenge to the deal remains pending in its administrative tribunal.
After several years of treading water, Japan’s Fair Trade Commission has a new focus on platforms and improvements to its leniency regime, which bode well for the future of the country’s competition community. Matt Richards ranks the high performers.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority will release its interim report on its market study into online platforms and digital advertising next week, an official has said.
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