Norway issues highest-ever cartel fine

The Norwegian Competition Authority has imposed its highest-ever fine for a cartel infringement, ordering Verisure to pay €72.5 million for colluding with a rival to share the market for home alarms.

Walmart probed in Mexico following market study

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog is investigating Walmart’s local subsidiary for possible anticompetitive conduct in the country’s wholesale goods and retail market, less than a month after the agency published a study on competition …

Sabre says CMA undermined merger control rules by blocking Farelogix deal

The UK’s antitrust authority undermined the intention of parliament by asserting its jurisdiction to block Sabre’s $360 million takeover of Farelogix, counsel to the company has told the country’s specialist competition tribunal.

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Singapore’s competition boss reflects on her first year and the future

Sia Aik Kor became chief executive of the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore in October 2019, replacing Toh Han Li, who stepped down after six years in the role. One year …

A crisis of competence amidst the coronavirus crisis

As economies around the world ground to a halt because of covid-19, the role of competition enforcers was cast under a new spotlight. Charley Connor explores if the crisis has undermined the …

Two mandates, one goal

Combining competition and consumer protection powers has been a popular fit for some antitrust enforcers, but no two agencies have adopted exactly the same mould. Ben Remaly and Julie Masson look at …

More than competition

Understanding that competition and consumer issues are intertwined and using that approach to take on the large digital platforms forms the core of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair Rod Sims’ message. …

Competition boundaries: Q3 2020

    A crisis of competence amidst the coronavirus crisis • Two mandates, one goal • More than competition • Friends or acquaintances? • A Q&A with Christine Wilson • New Zealand’s competition bar • Turkey’s competition bar • GCR Live Interactive - Asia-Pacific

Competition boundaries: Q3 2020


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