01 November 2019
Finland’s competition authority has found that an ice hockey league and its teams violated competition law by collectively boycotting transfer deals and training games with a former member.
31 October 2019
A UK appeals court has ruled that a lower court incorrectly calculated damages in the country’s first cartel follow-on claim to reach a decision on the merits.
29 October 2019
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has dismissed truck cartelists’ argument that certain follow-on damages claimants cannot serve as class representatives due to their litigation funding arrangements.
28 October 2019
The Competition Commission of India has reportedly found that Anheuser-Busch InBev, Carlsberg and United Breweries colluded to fix beer prices.
24 October 2019
EU competition rules do not prevent gig economy workers from entering into unions and negotiating the prices of their services, Margrethe Vestager has said.
18 October 2019
Europe’s highest court has ruled that the European Commission did not need to take special precautions to respect legal privilege when conducting a second dawn raid, and that its conduct can be challenged only in an application to annul its final decision.
18 October 2019
A Paris court has suspended the first antitrust fine ever issued by French Polynesia’s Competition Authority, over concerns the enforcer’s president interfered in the investigation that led to the penalty.
15 October 2019
Mexico’s antitrust enforcer has initiated administrative proceedings against several banks – reportedly Citigroup, Banco Santander, Bank of America, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria – for allegedly conspiring to fix bond prices.
14 October 2019
Ukraine’s competition authority has fined its largest cigarette distributor and four cigarette manufacturers a total of €240 million for conspiring to create artificial barriers aimed at preventing further market entry.
10 October 2019
Korea’s antitrust watchdog has fined six transportation companies 12.73 billion won (€9.68 million) for colluding on bids to import brown rice for eight municipal governments from 2000 to 2018.