Cartels

ABB ruling rewards cartel activity, BritNed argues

A lower court judge made a “legal error” in undercompensating a victim of the power cables cartel, with an effect that “positively rewards” the anticompetitive conduct, counsel to BritNed has said.

General Court rejects optical disk drive appeals

French enforcer suffers massive cartel fine reductions

Germany blocks waste recycling deal

FTC brings first product-hopping claim in Suboxone settlement

As part of a settlement to resolve criminal and civil liability for its marketing of Suboxone, Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to a Federal Trade Commission order to pay $50 million and change conduct that allegedly blocked generic competition to the opioid addiction treatment.

Leavin’ Town: The Tipline for 15 July 2019

Breakups stink. Participants in monogamous relationships luckily only have to face one at a time, but the City of Oakland has been double dumped. The Raiders football team and Golden State Warriors basketball team are both splitting up with the city they once called home as they take their talents to Las Vegas and San Francisco, respectively. The split with the Raiders has become so messy that the city has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the National Football League. The Department of Justice’s antitrust division has thrown a yellow penalty flag at the litigation, contending the city cannot claim lost tax revenue under US competition law. 

John Pecman: the GCR exit interview

After more than three decades of working at the Competition Bureau of Canada as an economist, John Pecman stepped down last week as the Commissioner of Competition. He spoke with Pallavi Guniganti alongside McMillan partner James B Musgrove, who provided the private practitioner perspective, last month.

Informal complaints keep cartel cases coming, says Belgian antitrust head

The president of Belgium’s Competition Authority has said that while the number of leniency applications his agency receives has gone down, the number of cartel cases that it opens has not. Pallavi Guniganti at GCR Live Brussels

John Pecman: the GCR exit interview

After more than three decades of working at the Competition Bureau of Canada as an economist, John Pecman stepped down last week as the Commissioner of Competition. He spoke with Pallavi Guniganti alongside McMillan partner James B Musgrove, who provided the private practitioner perspective, last month.


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