15 January 2019
Brazil’s antitrust watchdog is investigating 11 aviation and aerospace insurance and brokerage companies that allegedly exchanged information, in what appears to be a similar probe to one already underway by the European Commission.
14 January 2019
Indonesia’s antitrust watchdog has fined three companies and sanctioned several government officials for a bid-rigging conspiracy on a bridge project.
14 January 2019
A Spanish court has annulled a €57 million cartel fine because the national competition authority’s investigation exceeded the maximum allowed duration by five days.
11 January 2019
Spain’s competition authority will reopen an investigation into an alleged cartel in the dairy market, after a national court overturned the enforcer’s original €88 million fine last year because of a due process error.
09 January 2019
Italy’s Competition Authority has fined 12 banks and eight car manufacturers a total of €678 million for operating a car financing cartel between 2003 and 2017.
08 January 2019
Italy’s Competition Authority has ended its investigation into a temporary bidding arrangement between Kedrion and Grifols, finding the agreement did not infringe competition law even though each pharmaceutical company could have bid for the contract individually.
04 January 2019
The French and Dutch competition authorities have published separate guidance seeking to clarify when and how companies can participate in their settlement programmes – with some substantial differences between the two agencies’ rules.
02 January 2019
Brazil’s competition authority has recommended that two companies and seven individuals be convicted of colluding in the market for coatings and composite resins from 2000 to 2014 – with a further nine companies already admitting to the cartel.
21 December 2018
Antitrust jurisprudence in Europe has created uncertainty and Hong Kong’s Competition Tribunal should pave a different path, counsel to two companies fighting cartel claims at the specialist court have argued.
19 December 2018
It is up to the defendants accused of a cartel to prove that efficiencies from their alleged market allocation scheme offset the harm from their otherwise anticompetitive behaviour, counsel to Hong Kong’s Competition Commission has argued.