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Fiesole to go annual

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The International Bar Association’s seminar on the future of merger control in Europe, held in September at the European Institute in Fiesole, was so successful that Committee C, the IBA’s section on antitrust and trade law, which organised the forum, has decided to make it an annual event.

Washington unveils global task force

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US Department of Justice antitrust head Joel Klein and Attorney General Janet Reno have unveiled a pioneering task force to help tackle international antitrust problems in the 21st century.

Arquit takes over at IBA Committee C

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US lawyer Kevin Arquit took over as chairman of the International Bar Association’s Committee C last month at the close of the IBA’s Delhi conference.

Germany deals blow to predatory pricing

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The German government approved plans last month to allow anonymous tip-offs to cartel authorities as part of its programme to overhaul cartel law.