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Enforcers from the Americas head to GCR Live Cartels

Enforcers from the Americas head to GCR Live Cartels

10 January 2020

The heads of the Brazilian, Chilean, Mexican and Canadian competition authorities are confirmed for GCR Live 5th Annual Cartels in Washington, DC.

Coscelli and Slaughter to keynote GCR Live TMT

Coscelli and Slaughter to keynote GCR Live TMT

06 January 2020

The chief executive of the UK’s competition authority and a member of the US Federal Trade Commission will keynote GCR Live 9th Annual Telecoms, Media and Technology in London.

SEP constitutes a relevant market, Chinese judge says

06 December 2019

A standard-essential patent constitutes its own relevant market, a judge on the Beijing High Court has commented.

CMA must balance speed with public interest, says CMA official

CMA must balance speed with public interest, says CMA official

04 December 2019

The UK’s competition authority is “really conscious” of balancing the speed of its merger control processes and the public interest, a CMA official said.

German amendments will “modernise abuse control”, says Mundt

German amendments will “modernise abuse control”, says Mundt

19 November 2019

Amendments to Germany’s competition law will “modernise” abuse of dominance enforcement, particularly against big digital platforms, the president of Germany’s competition authority said.

“Killer acquisitions” raise distinct concerns, says ACCC lawyer

“Killer acquisitions” raise distinct concerns, says ACCC lawyer

14 November 2019

A senior lawyer in the mergers unit at Australia’s antitrust watchdog has highlighted features that make certain deals in innovative sectors receive greater scrutiny.

Info exchange is ambiguous, observers from multiple jurisdictions say

Info exchange is ambiguous, observers from multiple jurisdictions say

13 November 2019

The line between permissible information exchange and collusion is not as clear cut as many businesses and trade associations would prefer, lawyers from Europe, North America and Asia have said.

Ex-chief US DOJ economist sees “crisis in antitrust”

Ex-chief US DOJ economist sees “crisis in antitrust”

12 November 2019

A former chief economist for the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division has called out competition authorities – particularly her old agency – for both substantive and procedural failings.

Digital authorities are unnecessary, US FTC official says

Digital authorities are unnecessary, US FTC official says

12 November 2019

Despite global calls to establish new digital authorities to tackle technology platforms and data collection, a US enforcer has said competition-related concerns need to be handled by antitrust experts.

Tickets still available for GCR Live 3rd Women In Antitrust

Tickets still available for GCR Live 3rd Women In Antitrust

01 November 2019

Big technology companies, acquisitions of nascent competitors and collusion are some of the topics to be debated at GCR Live’s upcoming Women in Antitrust conference.