Topic: Behavioural remedies

Italy clears digital payments deal with remedies

Italy’s antitrust enforcer has conditionally cleared Nexi’s €4.6 billion purchase of rival SIA, concluding that the merged company’s dominant position will likely be constrained by new competitors in the future because of the rapid development of the digital payments sector.

15 October 2021

EU ends 17-year abuse probe with remedies

The European Commission has accepted commitments from the Greek government to conclude an abuse of dominance probe into the state-owned Public Power Corporation that began in 2004.

10 September 2021

EU countries propose additions to DMA

The Digital Markets Act should give the European Commission the power to impose personalised obligations on gatekeepers beyond those set out in the legislation, the French, Dutch and German governments have said.

09 September 2021

Turkey accepts commitments in Coca-Cola distributor exclusivity probe

The Turkish Competition Authority has dropped its abuse of dominance investigation into a Coca-Cola distributor after the company agreed to separate its beverage contracts by drink type and limit agreements with retailers to two years.

09 September 2021

CADE calls for remedies in controversial car rental tie-up

Brazil’s competition enforcer has asked its internal tribunal to impose structural and behavioural remedies on a merger between the country's two largest rental car providers to prevent the combined company oversaturating the market.

07 September 2021

Netherlands reclears publishing deal with access remedies

The Dutch competition watchdog has conditionally cleared Sanoma’s purchase of a rival educational materials publisher after a court ordered it to re-examine whether the merged company could foreclose access to an online learning platform.

06 September 2021

Nord Stream 2 must unbundle supply from its operation, German court rules

A German court has refused to exempt the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from EU regulation aimed at ensuring fair competition in the gas sector.

26 August 2021

Vestager: EU has no plans to probe Google for noncompliance

The European Commission does not currently intend to investigate Google for noncompliance with the agency’s Google Shopping or Google Android decisions, EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has said.

24 August 2021

CMA recommends in-depth probe into Nvidia/Arm deal

Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of Arm presents significant competition concerns and should be subject to an in-depth review, the UK’s competition enforcer has said.

20 August 2021

South African enforcer seeks to reverse Burger King merger block

The Competition Commission of South Africa has backtracked from its controversial decision to block the acquisition of Burger King South Africa, asking the country’s specialist competition tribunal to instead approve the deal subject to multiple public interest commitments.

18 August 2021

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