29 May 2018
Brazil’s competition authority is set to investigate several truck driver unions over an eight-day strike that the enforcer says may have caused anticompetitive harm, in what appears to be an unprecedented probe.
22 May 2018
The UK parliament has called on the country’s competition enforcer to consider breaking up the world’s Big Four auditing firms after the collapse of Carillion.
18 April 2018
Denmark’s competition appeal tribunal has upheld a decision finding campsites illegally restricted competition by requiring all campers to obtain a camping card, which the sites agreed to sell at a fixed price.
10 April 2018
Hong Kong’s competition authority has published advice clarifying that wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements raise potential competition concerns.
22 March 2018
Mexico’s competition authority has fined five condom and catheter suppliers 112 million pesos (€4.91 million) for rigging bids in Mexico’s public health sector as part of its four-year investigation into the latex industry.
13 March 2018
The Paroxetine judgment in the UK highlights a slew of questions that the EU courts have yet to resolve about patent settlements, and takes issue with the UK competition enforcer’s reasoning on market definitions. Tom Webb scrutinises the ruling
12 February 2018
Sweden’s Competition Authority has closed an investigation into two asphalt and tarmac companies whose employees exchanged strategic information, despite ruling that the employees’ conduct violated competition law.
09 February 2018
South Africa’s specialist competition court has dismissed a complaint from the country’s competition authority alleging that two rival cinemas enforced an illegal market-sharing agreement.
05 February 2018
Following two years of litigation, consent agreements between four major publishers and Canada’s competition enforcer will come into full effect, after Canada’s Federal Court last week rejected an e-book retailer’s challenge to the settlements’ validity.
23 January 2018
The EU’s top court has upheld the principle that an agreement to disseminate misleading information about products can violate competition law – the basis for Italy’s antitrust enforcer to fine two drugmakers for claiming that off-label use of a drug was dangerous.