De Silva says French authority could take tougher stance in labour markets

In a farewell speech after stepping down as head of France’s Competition Authority yesterday, Isabelle de Silva said that her agency must continue to focus on competitive harm in labour markets.

India withholds cartel fines due to coronavirus for second time

India’s competition authority has said it will not fine eight companies that rigged bids and fixed prices for train parts, after deciding for only the second time not to punish businesses that …

Lawmakers are responsible for dictating sustainability agenda, Mundt says

Rather than requiring companies to cooperate on sustainability initiatives and then relying on competition agencies to address potential concerns, policymakers must set an appropriate legal framework to achieve national environmental goals, Germany’s …

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Isolde Goggin: the exit interview

Isolde Goggin retired as president of Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission on 4 October. She spoke to GCR about the difficulties of operating as an enforcer without an effective sanctions regime, …

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 …

Women in Antitrust 2021

    The sixth edition of Women in Antitrust celebrates more than 130 female private practitioners, enforcers, in-house counsel, economists and academics who deserve recognition for their standout careers.

Women in Antitrust 2021


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