GCR Live

Mundt will address GCR Live Düsseldorf

Mundt will address GCR Live Düsseldorf

31 October 2019

As Germany prepares for new legal tools to challenge big technology companies, the president of its Federal Cartel Office will deliver the keynote speech at GCR Live Düsseldorf next month.

Enforcers and in-house lawyers headline GCR Live IP and Antitrust Beijing

Enforcers and in-house lawyers headline GCR Live IP and Antitrust Beijing

30 October 2019

The director of enforcement at Hong Kong’s competition agency and the head of the international affairs division at Japan’s antitrust watchdog will speak on the enforcer’s panel at the inaugural GCR Live IP and Antitrust in Beijing conference this December.

CMA: Brexit limits talk with government about big tech

CMA: Brexit limits talk with government about big tech

29 October 2019

Brexit has affected discussions between the UK’s competition authority and its government about major technology companies, the chief executive of the authority has said.

French authority calls for digital unit

French authority calls for digital unit

29 October 2019

France’s Competition Authority wants a digital unit to handle online platforms, the head of the authority’s merger unit has said.

Internal documents can cause logistical complications, says Coscelli

Internal documents can cause logistical complications, says Coscelli

29 October 2019

Analysing large volumes of internal documents can be complicated, and agencies need to make sure that merger control is administrable “within a reasonable timetable”, Andrea Coscelli has said.

CADE president: challenges to merger decisions are important

CADE president: challenges to merger decisions are important

11 October 2019

Third-party challenges to merger decisions by Brazil’s competition authority are “a very important part of the process”, the agency’s president has said.

EU enforcers clash over regulating the digital world

08 October 2019

Competition enforcers across Europe are divided over whether ex ante regulation is necessary to tackle market power in the digital economy.

Microsoft VP: enforcers need a test for data sharing

Microsoft VP: enforcers need a test for data sharing

08 October 2019

Antitrust enforcement can “shift the culture” in technology companies, but it is often not the best way to remedy harms in the digital economy, a senior Microsoft official has said.

Lawyers disagree on the scope of damages liability from settlements

Lawyers disagree on the scope of damages liability from settlements

03 October 2019

Mark Simpson and Laurent Geelhand have clashed on the possibility of companies calculating potential damages before reaching a settlement with competition enforcers.

Experts debate new excessive-pricing test

Experts debate new excessive-pricing test

03 October 2019

Lawyers are “crying out” for courts to develop excessive-pricing analysis beyond the two-pronged United Brands test, a senior UK competition barrister has said, as economists warned against complicating the status quo.