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Huawei tells UK Supreme Court that ruling is incoherent and confusing

A UK court’s belief that it can set global royalty rates for a patent licence is “madness”, Huawei has claimed.

Sweden unconditionally clears TV production deal after Phase II probe

The Swedish Competition Authority has unconditionally cleared a deal between two television production service providers after a Phase II investigation, as the enforcer found low barriers to entry in the market.

South African tribunal rejects bid to revive cartel case

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has refused to allow the country's competition authority to reinstate a complaint against Beefcor and Cape Fruit Processors.

  • Singapore conditionally clears laboratory deal

    Singapore’s competition watchdog has accepted revised commitments offered by Pathology Asia to clear its purchase and merging of pathology companies Innovative Diagnostics and Quest Laboratories.

  • Chopra pushes strong remedies and Congressional oversight

    Remedies to anticompetitive conduct in digital markets should not be limited to breakups of companies – but breakups “must be in the toolkit”, US Federal Trade Commission member Rohit Chopra has said.

  • ECJ upholds searches in biofuel probes

    Europe’s highest court has ruled that the European Commission did not need to take special precautions to respect legal privilege when conducting a second dawn raid, and that its conduct can be challenged only in an application to annul its final decision.

Ohio lawmakers eye antitrust liability in tech hearing

The president of the Ohio state senate wonders why common carrier rules have not been applied to technology platforms, while the chair of the senate’s judiciary committee questions the effect that regulation could have on antitrust liability.

The Ohio antitrust hearing: The Tipline for 18 October 2019

We’re at the Rayburn office building this morning for the House of Representatives’ hearing on the role of data and privacy in competition – the third in a series of hearings organised by the House Judiciary Committee regarding online platforms and market power. Look out for our coverage in the briefing from London, as the USA briefing is taking an autumn holiday week. It is merely by the greatest coincidence that this happens at the same time the Washington Nationals are playing in the World Series.

Portugal’s competition bar

A new chair at Portugal’s Competition Authority has triggered a dramatic rise in behavioural investigations, which along with merger work kept the country’s competition lawyers busy. Matt Richards considers the firms and individuals leading the way.

Google counsel: digital enforcement should not alter legal certainty

Enforcers should be wary about introducing tools specific to the digital sector because such measures would fundamentally reduce legal certainty, Google’s senior competition counsel has said.

White & Case promotes in US and Brussels

White & Case has strengthened its global competition practice with the addition of three female lawyers to the partnership in the US and Brussels.

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