07 February 2020
Deferred prosecution agreements can provide an important middle ground between declining to prosecute and securing a conviction, the head of criminal enforcement at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division has said.
06 February 2020
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal will allow expert economists advising on separate claims stemming from the EU trucks cartel to discuss their methodologies with one another.
04 February 2020
The competition authority in the Philippines has accused eight insurance companies, the National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation and four individuals of entering into anticompetitive agreements over the last 40 years.
03 February 2020
The European Commission is entitled to search companies’ premises during conduct probes, regardless of whether national enforcers have already collected the required evidence, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
22 January 2020
Hong Kong’s competition enforcer has for the first time launched proceedings following a successful leniency application regarding alleged cartel conduct.
21 January 2020
Three contractors rigged bids for building, construction and maintenance work needed by Singapore’s largest zoo operator, the country’s competition watchdog has found.
20 January 2020
British Airways and Qatar Airways have asked Australia’s competition watchdog to immunise an expanded alliance that covers nine routes from the UK to Australia through Doha.
17 January 2020
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has launched proceedings to disqualify two directors of a UK construction company for their alleged roles in a bid-rigging cartel.
17 January 2020
The Competition Commission of South Africa has lost another case before its Competition Tribunal, which dismissed the enforcer’s allegations that two travel agencies colluded on tenders to provide services to parliamentary officials.
16 January 2020
In this episode of the GCR Pod, reporter Julie Masson in Washington, DC, speaks with Allen & Overy partner John Roberti and Berkeley Research Group director Shireen Meer about what is needed to revive the declining levels of leniency applications that disclose cartels to competition authorities.