Japan’s Fair Trade Commission is reportedly investigating allegations Apple illegally pushed Yahoo Japan to cut back the development of Yahoo’s gaming platform that competed with Apple’s App Store.
A proposal by India’s competition enforcer would force private equity firms to notify the agency if they buy more than 5% of shares in a company in a sector in which they already have an investment.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has appointed Joel Bamford and Colin Raftery as senior merger directors, in anticipation of the UK’s pending departure from the European Union.
After rare in-depth reviews, Switzerland’s competition enforcer has approved a joint venture between media companies AZ Medien and NZZ, and allowed newspaper company Tamedia to take over advertiser Goldbach.
Colombia’s competition authority has sent a statement of objections to eight companies and eight individuals accused of rigging bids for a highway construction contract.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has ordered European Metal Recycling to divest five sites it bought as part of a merger with Metal & Waste Recycling due to concerns that the acquisition could lead to a worse deal for consumers and suppliers.
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of antitrust claims against a company majority-owned by the Mexican government, holding that the act of state doctrine trumps the antitrust laws.
We are back at the Federal Trade Commission for expert testimony in the commission’s challenge to the consummated Ottobock/Freedom Innovations merger. For now, we have coverage of an appellate decision touching on the actions of a company controlled by the Mexican government. And we look at a new poll on the public opinion of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Ireland’s close relationship with multinational companies has agitated the European Commission, which accuses it of offering anticompetitive state aid. Hettie O’Brien looks at whether the small nation can afford to lose its corporate allies
The head of China’s new competition authority has said strengthening intellectual property enforcement and regulation of the internet are among his key priorities to promote competition in the new digital economy.
Dutch law firm Stek has hired Berend Reuder as partner in its Amsterdam competition practice.
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