10 October 2019
France’s Competition Authority has announced it will send officials to French overseas territories ahead of reviewing the largest-ever merger in the regions, one day after it fined Coty, Procter & Gamble and Chanel over exclusive import agreements with retailers in the same territories.
09 September 2019
For the first time in more than two decades, Ukraine’s competition authority has ordered a manufacturing group to divest businesses, after finding the company abused its dominance in the fertiliser market.
30 August 2019
Valve reportedly intends to fight the European Commission’s geoblocking charges, while five other video game developers reportedly plan to settle with the EU enforcer.
15 August 2019
The Competition Commission of Mauritius has ordered Visa and MasterCard to cap their interchange fees after finding the credit card issuers abused their dominance by setting unreasonably high rates.
24 July 2019
The regional competition enforcer for eastern and southern Africa has referred the Confederation of African Football for an evidentiary hearing – but first is looking to hire an independent expert consultant to assist it with legal and economic analysis.
10 July 2019
In an attempt to prevent parallel pricing tactics, Romania’s competition authority has urged the country’s parliament to ban fuel stations from raising their prices outside of set times.
09 July 2019
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority is investigating suspected collusion in the private healthcare market, five years after it first attempted to overhaul the sector.
Premium 25 June 2019
The UK government and National Health Service (NHS) have submitted a damages claim against drug maker Lundbeck and nine other pharmaceutical companies, following the European Commission’s 2013 pay-for-delay decision.
Premium 05 June 2019
India’s antitrust watchdog has fined two pharmaceutical companies, several senior employees and two pharmacist associations about €9.5 million for anticompetitively controlling the supply of medicine in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Premium 31 May 2019
France’s Competition Authority has fined two biomedical companies for operating an exclusive distribution scheme in French Guiana – but permitted the arrangement to continue, due to the specialised nature of distributing medical devices overseas.