Sims criticises government policy after sale of major toll road

Australia’s competition tsar Rod Sims has said the government’s privatisation of the country’s largest toll road illustrates a near-sighted policy that harms competition for bidding on such assets in future.

Google slams leaked CCI investigative report

Google has urged an Indian court to block any further confidentiality breaches from the Competition Commission of India’s investigative unit, after a leaked report over the weekend accused the company of abuse …

Judge approves ACCC evidence requests in steel cartel case

An Australian judge has allowed the country’s competition watchdog to rely on a pair of handwritten call logs as evidence in its trial against a major steel manufacturer accused of trying to …

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A Q&A with Margarida Matos Rosa

With almost five years as president of the Portuguese Competition Authority under her belt, Margarida Matos Rosa spoke to Charley Connor about the agency’s recent forays into labour markets, the importance of …

Alejandra Palacios Prieto: the exit interview

Alejandra Palacios Prieto stepped down as head of Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission last week after eight years at the helm. In a wide ranging interview with GCR, she spoke about controversial …

US braces for antitrust changes – should digital India worry?

On 9 July 2021, the Joe Biden administration in the US passed an “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy” proposing sweeping changes aimed at causing a fundamental shift in …

A Q&A with the founder of ValueLicensing

ValueLicensing, a UK-based reseller of pre-owned Microsoft software, filed a standalone claim in the High Court of England and Wales in April seeking upwards of £270 million in damages from Microsoft. The …

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